Cobia have arrived
There are an obscene amount of stripers still making their way up the river, we've only seen a fraction of what is coming. The water is warming and excellent top water action is about to begin and should last all the way through May.
Here are a couple of pics from recent trips with Capt. Dubiel out of Oriental/New Bern:
Still beating them down and beating them up the Roanoke, plenty of fish, but for a few hours each day they move around a lot and can be a bit finicky