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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
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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
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    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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  • Tsunami Evict Spinning Reels - Eastern Outfitters
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    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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  • Tsunami Shield Spinning Reel - Eastern Outfitters
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    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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  • VuDu Shrimp - 3.25" - Eastern Outfitters
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    $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
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  • 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 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
    $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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    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
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    $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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  • 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
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    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
  • Z-Man EZ ShrimpZ - Eastern Outfitters
    $4.99

    Z-Man EZ ShrimpZ

    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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    $4.99
  • Z-Man Redfish Eye Jigheads - Eastern Outfitters
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    $4.99

    Z-Man Redfish Eye Jigheads

    Why We Like It: "With a longer hook shank than the Trout Eye, we like to pair the Redfish version with longer soft plastic baits (not the TroutTric...

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    $4.99
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  • Z-Man Scented CrabZ - Eastern Outfitters
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    $4.99

    Z-Man Scented CrabZ

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

    Z-Man 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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    $4.99
  • Z-Man Scented PaddlerZ - 4" - Eastern Outfitters
    $4.99

    Z-Man Scented PaddlerZ - 4"

    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 Scented PogyZ - Eastern Outfitters
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    $4.59

    Z-Man Scented PogyZ

    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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    $4.59
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  • Z-Man Scented ShrimpZ - Eastern Outfitters
    $4.99

    Z-Man 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
    $3.99

    Z-Man 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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    $3.99
  • Z-Man Swimmin' TroutTrick - Eastern Outfitters
    $4.99

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

    Z-Man 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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    $4.99
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  • Z-Man TroutTrick Jerk ShrimpZ - Eastern Outfitters
    $5.99

    Z-Man 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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    $5.99
  • Blue Water Candy After Shock Jig Heads - Eastern Outfitters
    $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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    $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
    $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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    $17.99
  • Tsunami Trophy Series Surf Spinning and Casting Rods - Eastern Outfitters
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    Tsunami Trophy Series Surf Spinning and Casting Rods

    Description: Tsunami Spinning and Conventional surf models are the best value in rugged long casting surf rods on the market. Precision tapered bla...

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  • Paul Brown's Soft-Dine Suspending Twitchbait - Eastern Outfitters
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    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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  • Bomber Paradise Popper X-Treme - Eastern Outfitters
    $6.99

    Bomber Paradise Popper X-Treme

    Why We Like It: "We sell more of these popping corks than any other for one main reason- you can bend that titanium wire extending through the cork...

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    $6.99
  • MirrOlure 52M Sinking Twitchbait - Eastern Outfitters
    $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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    $7.99
  • Storm WildEye Live Shrimp - Eastern Outfitters
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    $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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  • 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
  • Grundens Deck-Boss Ankle Boots - Eastern Outfitters
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    $84.99

    Grundens Deck-Boss Ankle Boots

    Why We Like It "It seems like the ankle deck boot has become a staple of the Eastern NC fisherman's wardrobe, which may explain why it has been so ...

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    $84.99
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  • 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
    $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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    13 Origin TX Saltwater Baitcaster

    Why We Like It:  "Looking to add a baitcaster to your arsenal of inshore reels? The 13 Origin TX is a great place to start. This little reel has mo...

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    $99.99
  • Heavy Dine 18MR Sinking Twitchbait - Eastern Outfitters
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    Original price $9.99
    Current price $7.99

    Heavy Dine 18MR Sinking Twitchbait

    Why We Like It: "Finally! MirrOlure has given us a sinking version of its wildly popular 17M MirrOdine. The Heavy Dine can get down to those trout ...

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    Original price $9.99
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  • MirrOdine 17MR BLK/GLD Speckled Suspending Twitchbait (Custom) - Eastern Outfitters
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    Original price $9.99
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    MirrOdine 17MR BLK/GLD Speckled Suspending Twitchbait (Custom)

    Why We Like It:"If we had only one single lure to throw in shallow water for trout and reds, this may be the one. After proving its mettle on trout...

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  • MirrOdine 17MR BLK Speckled Suspending Twitchbait (Custom) - Eastern Outfitters
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    Original price $9.99
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    MirrOdine 17MR BLK Speckled Suspending Twitchbait (Custom)

    Why We Like It: "If we had only one single lure to throw in shallow water for trout and reds, this may be the one. After proving its mettle on trou...

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  • River2Sea Whopper Plopper 75 - 3" - Eastern Outfitters
    $13.99

    River2Sea Whopper Plopper 75 - 3"

    Why We Like It: "For better or worse, fishing pressure can get pretty high on red drum in shallow water throughout our area. Sometimes you just nee...

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    $13.99