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

Fishing was a little on the slow side offshore on Wednesday but we still saw catches of Dolphin, Tuna, Wahoo, and Blue Marlin.

Inshore boats had good catches of Cobia, Speckled and Gray Trout, Red Drum, and Bluefish.


Larry Liveman Jr. caught a Cobia: 43 lbs, 45...

Hatteras, NC Offshore Fishing Dolphin Mahi Mahi

Great fishing on Tuesday with offshore boats bringing in plenty of bailer and gaffer Dolphin along with a White Marlin release!

Inshore boats had more Cobia, Red Drum, Speckled Trout, and Spanish Mackerel!


Robert Magill caught a Cobia: 69 lbs

Kevin Wilson...

Speck-Tackler Fishing Cobia Hatteras Teach's Lair

Sunday and Monday brought good fishing both inshore and offshore!

Offshore boats had great catches of Dolphin, scattered Tuna, Wahoo, Barracuda, Amberjack, and Sailfish!

Inshore we saw some very nice Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, and Red Drum.


Shane Mount caught...

Offshore fishing had a wide variety on Saturday. Good catches of Dolphin, a few Tuna, Amberjack, Grouper, and Blue Marlin!

Inshore boats had some nice Red Drum catches along with Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, and some Cobia!


Jamie Henry caught and released a Blue...

Speck-Tackler Inshore Fishing Charters Hatteras Teach's

Not much offshore activity to report for Friday. Most boats stayed at the dock due to weather. A few went out but came in early or trolled the beaches for Spanish Mackerel. Boats that did stay out longer had good catches of Amberjack.

Inshore boats brought in some Spanish mackerel and...

Longer Days Fishing Charters Teach's Lair Blue Marlin

Nice catches across the board on Thursday! Offshore boats had several Marlin catches, along with Dolphin, Tuna, Grouper, Amberjack, Tilefish, and King Mackerel.

Inshore boats primarily caught Red Drum and Spanish Mackerel, as well as some Bluefish.



Bak Bar Inshore Charters Cobia

We had a beautiful sunny day on Wednesday with slightly slower fishing but the Cobia are finally biting! Offshore boats had scattered catches of Tuna, Dolphin, Wahoo, and Amberjack. Some Marlin reports as well.

Inshore catches brought us some nice Cobia, Red Drum, Spanish Mackerel, and...

Longer Days Fishing Charters Teach's Lair

Great fishing on Tuesday and the Mahi have arrived! Several boats caught their limits of Mahi Mahi, along with scattered Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, King Mackerel, and Atlantic Bonita.

Inshore boats had good catches of Drum, Bluefish, scattered Spanish Mackerel, and some hammerhead catches and...

Dunn Deal Offshore Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

Boaters and anglers can't seem to catch a break with this wind lately! Despite the rough seas, we still had some good catches. Offshore was mainly Dolphin and we're seeing some good gaffers, as well as Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna, and scattered Wahoo.

Inshore boats got on the Spanish...

Dunn Deal Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

Fishing picked up on Sunday and the wind is gradually dying out. Offshore, we mainly saw catches of Dolphin, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, and King Mackerel.

Inshore boats had Drum, Bluefish, and a few Trout and Spanish Mackerel.


Jack Wilson caught a Wahoo: 49 lbs