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Top Red Drum Gear

With so many different ways to catch these red bruisers, choosing what to throw in the right situation can make all the difference. Read about our tackle specially selected by our pro-staff team to help you catch red drum throughout the coastal waters of NC. We'll even tell you why we like each bait and how to fish it!
  • Blabber Mouth Popping Cork - Eastern Outfitters
    Blabber Mouth Popping Cork - Eastern Outfitters
    $12.99

    Blabber Mouth Popping Cork

    Why We Like It "This is the cork that everyone up in the Pamlico is using for those massive bull reds. That right there should be enough to convinc...

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    $12.99
  • Rapala Skitter V - Eastern Outfitters
    Rapala Skitter V - Eastern Outfitters
    from $9.99

    Rapala Skitter V

    Why We Like It: "One of the hottest new baits out there, people spanked the trout on these throughout the fall. The v-shaped belly of these baits a...

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    from $9.99
  • Rapala Skitter Walk - Eastern Outfitters
    Rapala Skitter Walk - Eastern Outfitters
    $10.99

    Rapala Skitter Walk

    Why We Like It: "This is about as classic as a topwater gets, designed to give you that perfect "walk-the-dog" action. We have probably caught more...

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    $10.99
  • from $199.99

    Shimano Stradic FL Spinning Reel

    Why We Like It: "Just when you think the Stradic can't get any better, they introduce the Stradic FL series. Stradics have always been the standard...

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    from $199.99
  • Tsunami Evict Spinning Reels - Eastern Outfitters
    Tsunami Evict Spinning Reels - Eastern Outfitters
    from $149.99

    Tsunami Evict Spinning Reels

    Why We Like It: CHECK OUT OUR REVIEW HERE Description: Tsunami Evict Spinning Reels are the new go-to fishing spinning reel! Tsunami Tackle has out...

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    from $149.99
  • Tsunami Shield Spinning Reel - Eastern Outfitters
    Tsunami Shield Spinning Reel - Eastern Outfitters
    from $109.99

    Tsunami Shield Spinning Reel

    Why We Like It CHECK OUT OUR REVIEW HERE Description: The Tsunami Shield series of Salt waterproof spinning reels feature up to 13 internal seals i...

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    from $109.99
  • Fathom Pro-Select Belly Blade Jig Head - Eastern Outfitters
    Fathom Pro-Select Belly Blade Jig Head - Eastern Outfitters
    $4.99

    Fathom Pro-Select Belly Blade Jig Head

    Why We Like It:  "You may not need a tackle box full of these jig heads, but it certainly doesn't hurt to have one on hand when the water clarity l...

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    $4.99
  • Fathom Jig Tail Shrimp - Eastern Outfitters
    Fathom Jig Tail Shrimp - Eastern Outfitters
    $5.99

    Fathom Jig Tail Shrimp

    Why We Like It:  "We weren't too sure about these jig tails/heads until we finally tore a shrimp tail off an artificial and slid it on. The backwar...

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    $5.99
  • Gulp! Shrimp - Eastern Outfitters
    Gulp! Shrimp - Eastern Outfitters
    $6.25

    Gulp! Shrimp

    Why We Like It:  "If you are fishing in saltwater and don't know what to put on- just start with one of these on a jig head. It's pretty hard to fi...

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    $6.25
  • Gulp! Jerk Shad - 5" - Eastern Outfitters
    Gulp! Jerk Shad - 5" - Eastern Outfitters
    $6.25

    Gulp! Jerk Shad - 5"

    Why We Like It: "One of the most versatile soft plastic baits you can throw in saltwater. We love to rig these with a weighted weedless hook when ...

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    $6.25
  • Gulp! Saltwater Grub - 6" - Eastern Outfitters
    Gulp! Saltwater Grub - 6" - Eastern Outfitters
    $6.25

    Gulp! Saltwater Grub - 6"

    Why We Like It: "Sometimes you just have to throw a big bait for big fish. Some of our largest flounder and reds have come on these supersized gru...

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    $6.25
  • Pro Cure Super Gel - Assorted Inshore (2 oz.) - Eastern Outfitters
    from $5.99

    Pro Cure Super Gel - Assorted Inshore (2 oz.)

    Why We Like It:  "Match up the scent for your target species or use the general inshore version to put more fish in the boat. By now, we all know h...

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    from $5.99
  • Z-Man DieZel MinnowZ - Eastern Outfitters
    Z-Man DieZel MinnowZ - Eastern Outfitters
    from $4.49

    DieZel MinnowZ

    Why We Like It: "The DieZel MinnowZ will catch just about anything that swims, and it won't get destroyed in the process. Even an aggressive bluefi...

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    from $4.49
  • Z-Man EZ ShrimpZ - Eastern Outfitters
    Z-Man EZ ShrimpZ - Eastern Outfitters
    from $4.99

    EZ ShrimpZ™ Unrigged

    Why We Like It: "This is a new shrimp body from Z-Man that utilizes a segmented tail to mimic the pop of a shrimp's tail. When you pop the rod tip ...

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    from $4.99
  • Z-Man Scented Jerk ShadZ - Eastern Outfitters
    Z-Man Scented Jerk ShadZ - Eastern Outfitters
    from $4.29

    Scented Jerk ShadZ™

    Why We Like It: "This is the bait for you if you want to get some scent in the water without having the smell of Gulp! juice singed into your nostr...

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    from $4.29
  • Z-Man Scented PaddlerZ - 4" - Eastern Outfitters
    Z-Man Scented PaddlerZ - 4" - Eastern Outfitters
    from $4.29

    Scented PaddlerZ™

    Why We Like It: "This is the bait for you if you want to get some scent in the water without having the smell of Gulp! juice singed into your nostr...

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    from $4.29
  • Z-Man Scented ShrimpZ - Eastern Outfitters
    Z-Man Scented ShrimpZ - Eastern Outfitters
    $4.99

    Scented ShrimpZ

    Why We Like It: "This is the bait for you if you want to get some scent in the water without having the smell of Gulp! juice singed into your nostr...

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    $4.99
  • Z-Man MinnowZ - Eastern Outfitters
    Z-Man MinnowZ - Eastern Outfitters
    from $3.99

    MinnowZ™

    Why We Like It: "One of the most popular and versatile baits you will ever come across. These MinnowZ baits are just about indestructible, allowing...

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    from $3.99
  • Z-Man Swimmin' TroutTrick - Eastern Outfitters
    Z-Man Swimmin' TroutTrick - Eastern Outfitters
    from $5.79

    Swimmin' TroutTrick®

    Why We Like It: "This new take on the wildly popular TroutTrick gives the bait some added wiggle in the tail. Thanks to the light elaztech material...

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    from $5.79
  • Z-Man Trout Eye Jigheads - Eastern Outfitters
    Z-Man Trout Eye Jigheads - Eastern Outfitters
    from $4.99

    Trout Eye® Jigheads

    Why We Like It: "These jig heads really are unlike any other on the market. They are effective with just about any soft plastic you can fit on ther...

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    from $4.99
  • Z-Man TroutTrick Jerk ShrimpZ - Eastern Outfitters
    Z-Man TroutTrick Jerk ShrimpZ - Eastern Outfitters
    from $4.79

    TroutTrick® Jerk ShrimpZ™

    Why We Like It: "Sometimes you just see a new soft plastic design and you have to try it- that's how many of us here felt upon seeing the new JerkS...

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    from $4.79
  • Blue Water Candy After Shock Jig Heads - Eastern Outfitters
    Blue Water Candy After Shock Jig Heads - Eastern Outfitters
    from $4.99

    Blue Water Candy After Shock Jig Heads

    Why We Like It:  "Jig heads can be pretty boring, so one of the greatest things we can say about these jig heads is that they get the job done. Goo...

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    from $4.99
  • Blue Water Candy X-Eyed Ball Jig Head - Eastern Outfitters
    $5.99

    Blue Water Candy X-Eyed Ball Jig Head

    Popular in the Blue Water Candy family, this shakey style double collared jig features a long shanked black nickel Eagle Claw 100% US Made hook. Th...

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    $5.99
  • Blue Water Candy X-Eyed Ball Jig Heads - Bulk Pack - Eastern Outfitters
    from $17.99

    Blue Water Candy X-Eyed Ball Jig Heads - Bulk Pack

    Popular in the Blue Water Candy family, this shakey style double collared jig features a long shanked black nickel Eagle Claw 100% US Made hook. *P...

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    from $17.99
  • Paul Brown's Soft-Dine Suspending Twitchbait - Eastern Outfitters
    Paul Brown's Soft-Dine Suspending Twitchbait - Eastern Outfitters
    from $8.99

    Paul Brown's Soft-Dine Suspending Twitchbait

    Why We Like It: "All the benefits of a traditional hard bait lure with a soft exterior. Not only do we find that the softer exterior is more likely...

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    from $8.99
  • MirrOlure 52M Sinking Twitchbait - Eastern Outfitters
    from $7.99

    MirrOlure 52M Sinking Twitchbait

    Why We Like It: "It does not get much more classic than the MirrOlure 52M; there's a good chance that this lure has caught more seatrout than any o...

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    from $7.99
  • Storm WildEye Live Shrimp - Eastern Outfitters
    Storm WildEye Live Shrimp - Eastern Outfitters
    from $5.99

    Storm WildEye Live Shrimp

    Why We Like It: "These pre-rigged shrimp have a small, light profile that make them perfect for subtle presentations. The slow sink rate works well...

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    from $5.99
  • Gulp! Swimming Mullet - Eastern Outfitters
    Gulp! Swimming Mullet - Eastern Outfitters
    $6.25

    Gulp! Swimming Mullet

    Why We Like It: "Available in sizes from 3" up to 6", we like to match the size of our Gulp! Swimming Mullet to the bait we are seeing around us. ...

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    $6.25
  • The Fish Grip - Eastern Outfitters
    The Fish Grip - Eastern Outfitters
    $14.99

    The Fish Grip

    Why We Like It: "Sometimes we need a little bit of help taming a fish we get to the boat. The Fish Grip comes in handy with its simple design and e...

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    $14.99
  • The Fish Grip Jr. - Eastern Outfitters
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    $10.99

    The Fish Grip Jr.

    Why We Like It: "Sometimes we need a little bit of help taming a fish we get to the boat. The Fish Grip Jr. comes in handy with its simple design a...

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    $10.99
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    from $174.99

    Florida Fishing Products Osprey Carbon Edition Spinning Reel

    Why we like it: "The Osprey CE is a carbon based saltwater spinning reel. It's lightweight, but uncompromisable when it comes to strength. The 2500...

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    from $174.99
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  • from $239.99

    Shimano Vanford Spinning Reel

    Why We Like It: "When upgrading the old Stradic CI4+ Shimano may have went a little bit overboard. That's why they gave this reel series a new name...

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    from $239.99
  • from $169.99

    Daiwa BG MQ Spinning Reel

    Why we like it: "The newest reels in the Daiwa BG lineup are lighter and smoother than previous generations, making these a great choice for skinny...

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    from $169.99
  • $10.99

    Berkley Saltwater Choppo - 4 inch - 105mm - 3/4 oz

    Easy to use top water lure  Durable, cupped propeller tail Enhanced propeller surface area for maximum surface disturbance  Swims straight at a va...

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    $10.99