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 boats were at the dock again yesterday and today as swells from Hurricane Larry pass off the coast.

Inshore boats did get out and caught some very nice Red Drum with several boats getting their limits. We also saw good Speckled Trout and Bluefish catches.


Teach's Lair Marina Longer Days

Several offshore boats went out on Wednesday before the weather got too bad. They had some nice catches of Dolphin and Wahoo, plus a few Sailfish and White Marlin releases.

Inshore boats got on the Red Drum with several bull red releases. We also saw catches of Speckled Trout, Bluefish,...

Elizabeth Grace Inshore Fishing Charters Hatteras, NC

Offshore fishing has brought mixed catches over the last few days with some boats finding big schools of Dolphin, while others have had Wahoo, Tuna, Barracuda, Triggerfish, Tilefish, Grouper, and Sailfish and Marlin releases.

Inshore boats have had great catches of Red Drum, Speckled...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Not much to report for offshore boats over the last few days as they've been held to the dock due to weather.

Inshore boats still managed to get out and had nice Red Drum catches, along with Bluefish and Speckled Trout.


Matthew Jernigan caught and released 2 Red...

Fishing picked up slightly for offshore boats over the last few days with catches of Wahoo, Dolphin, Blackfin and Yellowfin Tuna, and various bottom fish. We also had several billfish releases, adding in some more excitement (and work) for our anglers!

Inshore, we've had nice Red Drum and...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Friday and Saturday brought in mixed catches offshore. Some boats had limits of Dolphin, others were a little more scattered. We also had catches of Blackfin Tuna, a couple of Yellowfin, Tilefish, Amberjack, Barracuda, and a Sailfish release.

Inshore boats had nice catches of Speckled...

Dunn Deal Offshore Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

We saw a bit of a pickup in offshore fishing on Thursday with boats bringing in catches of Dolphin and Wahoo, and we're starting to see more regular catches of Yellowfin Tuna again. We also had a small Blue Marlin release.

Inshore boats continue to get on the Speckled Trout and Red Drum....

Speck-Tackler Fishing Speckled Trout

Offshore fishing remains on the slow side overall. We did have some boats with nice catches of Dolphin, Wahoo, Tilefish, and a Sailfish release.

Inshore boats did well with Red Drum and Speckled Trout catches. Some scattered Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish on the oceanside as well.


Longer Days Offshore Fishing Charters Teach's Lair

Offshore fishing has been mixed over the last few days. We had cancellations due to swells from hurricane Henri. Fishable days brought in mixed bags of Dolphin, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Barracuda, and varieties of bottom fish.

Inshore boats are getting good catches of Red Drum and Speckled...

Offshore fishing picked back up again on Thursday with boats bringing in catches of Wahoo, some Dolphin and Tuna, and Tilefish. One of our boats also had a Sailfish release!

Inshore boats had limits of Speckled Trout, some nice Red Drum, Bluefish, and Spanish Mackerel.