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Where should I fish at Snead's Ferry?

Post  AlohaDog on Sun Feb 06, 2011 3:56 pm

I am looking for advice on where to fish at Snead's Ferry. I will be fishing from the shore/surf.


Thanks,

Eric
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Re: Where should I fish at Snead's Ferry?

Post  Backlash on Mon Feb 07, 2011 8:59 am

I can't tell you where to fish in Snead's Ferry, but I would suggest going by East Coast Sports in Topsail and talk to Capt. Chris Medlin. It's about 20 miles away, if you have time. Tell him your from the FAAN. He's been providing us with some fishing reports on our Facebook page. I'll bet that he can help you out a lot.
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Snead's Ferry

Post  bparker on Fri Feb 18, 2011 10:43 am

Try the 172 bridge. Cross over to the Camp Lejuene side and take the road on the right before you get to the guard gate. It will bring you back down beside the bridge to a parking and fishing area (no military ID required).
The channel is thirty feet deep and good water flow. Lots of trout caught there in summer and fall.
The south side has an old pier for fishing, but may require permission from someone.

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Re: Where should I fish at Snead's Ferry?

Post  john p smith on Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:39 pm

BParker hit the nail on the head. I use to fish there all the time. To add to it There are some very large unturnable black drum under that bridge. You can catch them on fresh clams. Also some good sheepshead fishing on the pilings. Excellent shrimping there also. Even the pinfish and pigfish are large there.
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Re: Where should I fish at Snead's Ferry?

Post  07_hemi_thunderroad on Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:29 pm

Hwy 172 bridge is a gold mine for trout in the Fall! Good luck out there and post up some pics for us!
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Re: Where should I fish at Snead's Ferry?

Post  shobbs on Wed Sep 05, 2012 12:33 pm

This time of year put on your wading shoes. When you park there you will see a couple of paths that take you down to the water by the bridge. Go down and wade, you will have lots of room to move about. You should also see, on this side of the bridge, the old road bed that went across before the new high rise bridge. Lots of rubble on the bottom, but it makes for good fish habitat.

Try jigs/grubs, Mirrollures and topwater plugs. Lots of flounder, speckled trout, red and black drum are caught in this area. When the waters cool some spots and croakers show up in big numbers around the deep waters near the bridge also.Smile



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