Hatteras Fishing Report

Fishing News on Hatteras Island

Surrounded by water and in close proximity to the Gulf Stream, Hatteras Island emanates a life rich in fish culture. Some islanders fish for a living, some islanders fish for fun, some islanders sell fish in their restaurants and some islanders prepare bountiful fish-rich meals for their families. One thing is for sure, the various Hatteras Island fisheries have an impact on those who are blessed to call this place their home and we love sharing them with our friends and neighbors. While the docks are always abuzz with fishing action, sharing with you is exactly what we aim to do. Check out our fishing report below to stay tuned on what's being caught, what they're using to catch them and the fisheries that are ever-changing!

From Sea to Plate

One of the most exciting things about fishing is the catch itself. That glorifying moment when the hunt becomes luctrative and you're fighting nature's ancient battle of man vs. animal. One of the most of satisfying things about fishing is when your catch is sitting before you in the...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Offshore fishing on Thursday continued to bring in good catches of Tuna, Dolphin, Wahoo, and Sailfish.

Inshore we saw Red Drum, Bluefish, and Speckled Trout.


Timothy Williamson had a catch and release Sailfish measuring 66 inches long. (Marlin Mania)

Speck-Tackler Fishing Red Drum Hatteras

On Wednesday we saw calmer waters offshore and good amounts of Blackfin Tuna, a few Yellowfin, some Dolphin, Sailfish, and Wahoo.

Inshore boats brought in Red Drum, Bluefish, and plenty of Speckled Trout.


Frank Gillikin caught and released a Sailfish (Twin Bills...

Harper's Folly Fishing Teach's Lair Hatteras Offshore


We saw some great offshore fishing on Tuesday with boats bringing in plenty of Blackfin Tuna as well as some Yellowfin.

Inshore we saw good catches of Red Drum, Bluefish, and Speckled Trout.


Rodney Willis caught a 25 lb Blackfin Tuna measuring 32 inches...

Speck-Tackler Fishing Drum

Offshore boats were held to the dock on Saturday due to weather. Inshore boats were still able to go out and had good catches of Red Drum, Speckled Trout, and Bluefish. We saw some impressive citations as well! In addition to official citations we had a Speckled Trout weighing in at just under...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

On Friday, offshore boats had good catches of Tuna and Wahoo. Inshore boats brought in great catches of Red Drum, Bluefish, and Speckled Trout.

Rabid Tuna Fishing Hatteras Teach's Lair

Anglers have been enjoying the fall weather lately, which has brought cooler days and water temperatures. Offshore boats continued to see a good Blackfin Tuna bite on Thursday, with some getting citation sizes.

Inshore we saw mainly Red Drum, as well as...

Longer Days Fishing Charters Teach's Lair

Offshore fishing has been good over the last few days with boats bringing in solid catches of Blackfin Tuna. We are still seeing a good Wahoo bite and scattered Dolphin. Bottom fishing has resulted in good catches of Triggerfish and Snapper.

Inshore boats are getting plenty of Red Drum,...

Speck-Tackler Inshore Fishing Charters Hatteras Teach's

On Friday, offshore fishing brought in Wahoo and Dolphin, along with some scattered Tuna. Inshore boats had good catches of Red Drum, Speckled Trout, and a few Bluefish.

Speck-Tackler Fishing

The wind has finally settled down for us and boats are able to get back out. On Thursday, offshore boats brought in Wahoo, some Tuna and False Albacore, and decent amounts of Dolphin. Inshore boats had mainly Red Drum, Trout, and some Bluefish.

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Fishing update from the past week: We've seen rough weather and waters over the last several days making it harder for boats to get out and stay out for full days but there have been several good catches despite the conditions.

Inshore we've seen good catches of Red Drum, Bluefish and...