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...

Some nice catches over the past week! Seeing good catches of bluefish, a few puppy drum, and some sheepshead inshore.

Offshore boats have started bringing in the mahi and great tuna catches!

Quick catch up post from the last couple of weeks! Regular report returning for the season!


Blackfin & yellowfin tuna, king mackerel, triggers, beeliners, and some mahi showing up offshore! 
Inshore boats getting on the puppy drum and bluefish, plus some sheepshead...

Several inshore boats have still been able to get out despite the weather and we’ve been seeing some nice catches of bluefish and red drum lately, along with sheepshead and some speckled trout!

Offshore boats were able to get back out today after...

Wahoo, tuna, and mahi hit the docks on Tuesday from offshore trips.

Inshore we saw good catches of slot size drum, a lot of big sheepshead, bluefish, and some trout!

Another good day of wahoo and tuna fishing on Monday! Also a few mahi and king mackerel scattered in.

Inshore we saw drum, bluefish, and trout!

Another good day of wahoo and tuna fishing on Monday!

Inshore we saw drum, bluefish, and trout!

Another good day of wahoo and tuna fishing on Monday!

Inshore we saw drum, bluefish, and trout!

Good wahoo fishing continues! Offshore boats also brought in some nice tuna catches and bailer mahi.

Inshore boats had nice puppy drum, and bluefish, and scattered catches of speckled trout.

Awesome wahoo fishing the past 2 days! Boats brought in limits and near limits of wahoo both Thursday and Friday. We also saw tuna and a few mahi. Nice amberjacks, albacore, and king mackerel for the wreck/bottom fishing trips.

Just a few inshore...

Good offshore fishing for the boats that got out Monday and Tuesday. Several wahoo and bailer dolphin, and good catches of blackfin tuna, along with a few sailfish releases!

Inshore boats had nice catches of drum, trout, and bluefish.