Catches of the day: Bluefish and American Shad

Donnie Cummings with a bluefish caught in April 2019 at Jennettes Pier.

Donnie Cummings of Kill Devil Hills caught and released this nice big bluefish while jigging on the south side of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head Wednesday afternoon.

Anglers have also been catching shad and northern puffers, great signs that spring has finally arrived, according to the pier’s assistant director Daryl Law.

George Cecil with an American shad. [Steve Fowler photo]

George Cecil of Roanoke Island landed and released this beautiful shad while jigging off of Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head Tuesday morning.

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