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...

Red Drum Surf Fishing Hatteras Teach's Lair Marina

We had limited offshore trips on Thursday and Friday due to weather and rough seas. A couple of Wahoo, Dolphin, and Tuna on the dock for boats that went out and stayed out.

Inshore boats got out but were also cutting trips short or moving to other days with the bad weather. We did see...

Dunn Deal Offshore Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

Offshore boats continued to bring in nice catches on Wednesday with Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, King Mackerel, Dolphin, Barracuda, Triggerfish, and Beeliners. Reports of rough seas throughout the day.

Inshore boats had Red Drum, Speckled Trout, and Bluefish.



Longer Days Fishing Charters Teach's Lair

Great fishing inshore and offshore the last two days! Offshore boats brought in catches of Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna, scattered Dolphin, Wahoo, Barracuda, Triggerfish, and Beeliners, plus a keeper Swordfish, a Swordfish release, and Sailfish release!

Inshore boats are keeping it up with...

Dunn Deal Offshore Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

We saw some great catches on Sunday! Offshore boats had good catches of bailer Dolphin, a few Blackfin Tuna, Yellowfin, several nice Wahoo, Barracuda, Triggerfish, and Beeliners.

Inshore boats had plenty of puppy drum and Speckled Trout, with a few Bluefish scattered in.

Saturday brought in some decent catches for offshore boats, with a mix of bailer and gaffer Dolphin, a few Blackfin Tuna, and some very nice Wahoo.

Inshore boats did well with Red Drum and Speckled Trout. They also had some Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel in the mix.


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...