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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
    $11.99

    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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    $11.99
  • Rapala Skitter V - Eastern Outfitters
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    Original price $13.49
    Current price $8.99

    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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    Original price $13.49
    Current price $8.99
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  • Rapala Skitter Walk - Eastern Outfitters
    $8.99

    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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    $8.99
  • Shimano Stradic FK Spinning Reel - Eastern Outfitters
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    $195.99

    Shimano Stradic FK Spinning Reel

    Why We Like It: "The Stradic FK strikes a solid balance between the price of the Nasci and performance of the CI4+. Filled with most of the same te...

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    $195.99
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  • Tsunami Forged Lever Drag Conventional Reel - Eastern Outfitters
    from $168.99

    Tsunami Forged Lever Drag Conventional Reel

    Why We Like It: "Packing loads of features usually reserved for high-priced reels, the Tsunami Forged is one of our favorite new reels out there. P...

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    from $168.99
  • Tsunami Evict Spinning Reels - Eastern Outfitters
    from $139.99

    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 $139.99
  • Tsunami Shield Spinning Reel - Eastern Outfitters
    from $99.99

    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 $99.99
  • VuDu Shrimp - 3.25" - Eastern Outfitters
    $6.99

    VuDu Shrimp - 3.25"

    Why We Like It: "We have guys coming into the store every week during the cooler months who swear by one of these bad boys rigged up under a poppin...

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    $6.99
  • VuDu Shrimp - 3.5" w/ Rattle - Eastern Outfitters
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    $7.99

    VuDu Shrimp - 3.5" w/ Rattle

    Why We Like It: "Sometimes a little rattle action can make all the difference in a soft plastic presentation! We have guys coming into the store ev...

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    $7.99
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  • Falling Tide Lure Co. Spinnerbait - Eastern Outfitters
    $3.99

    Falling Tide Lure Co. Spinnerbait

    Why We Like It:  "Spinnerbaits for saltwater fish were all the rage years ago when they made the crossover from the freshwater world. They're still...

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    $3.99
  • Fathom Rat Tail Jerk Bait - 4" - Eastern Outfitters
    $5.99

    Fathom Rat Tail Jerk Bait - 4"

    Why We Like It:  "It looks like this worm belongs in a pond at first glance. However, we have been amazed with this jerk baits ability to get bites...

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    $5.99
  • Fathom Squirrely Tail Grub - 4" - Eastern Outfitters
    $5.99

    Fathom Squirrely Tail Grub - 4"

    Why We Like It: "These baits are more like a curly tail grub on steroids. Featuring a thick body, long tail, and built-in Pro-Cure scent, The Squir...

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    $5.99
  • 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 Taddle Tail Shad - 3.5" - Eastern Outfitters
    $5.99

    Fathom Taddle Tail Shad - 3.5"

    Why We Like It:  "This shad imitation looks a lot like a salamander with its exaggerated pec fins, but saltwater fish don't seem to mind. If you lo...

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    $5.99
  • 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
  • Johnson Silver Minnow - Eastern Outfitters
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    from $3.99

    Johnson Silver Minnow

    Why We Like It: "The original search bait, the flash of a spoon can imitate a shrimp, crab, or baitfish. Made for long casts and simple retrieves, ...

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  • 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
    $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! Mud Minnow - Eastern Outfitters
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    $6.25

    Gulp! Mud Minnow

    Why We Like It: "What this bait lacks in style, it makes up for with scent. Make sure you have a rag or something handy, because your fingers will...

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    $6.25
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  • Gulp! Peeler Crab - 2" - Eastern Outfitters
    $5.99

    Gulp! Peeler Crab - 2"

    Why We Like It: "Throw these at that popular school of marsh reds your buddy told you about because he knows those fish won't eat. Those fish have...

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    $5.99
  • Gulp! Ripple Mullet - 4" - Eastern Outfitters
    $6.25

    Gulp! Ripple Mullet - 4"

    Why We Like It: "While every Gulp! bait successfully puts scent in the water, the Ripple Mullet's unique design puts out those good vibrations. Thi...

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    $6.25
  • 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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  • Z-Man DieZel MinnowZ - Eastern Outfitters
    $4.49

    Z-Man 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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    $4.49