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

We're back at it for the season and ready to catch some fish! The weather has been keeping many boats at the dock over the last few days but some of our inshore boats managed to get out Saturday and catch 'em up!

Inshore, we saw puppy drum, citation red drum, some grey trout, and bluefish...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Although charters are becoming slightly less frequent as the regular season winds down we are still seeing some great catches! King Mackerel have arrived and boats are taking full advantage. Offshore we're seeing great catches of Blackfin and Yellowfin Tuna, King Mackerel, and Billfish. Inshore...

Harper's Folly Fishing Teach's Lair

Offshore boats did well on Saturday with catches consisting of Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, Dolphin, Barracuda, King Mackerel, Sailfish, and Blue Marlin!

Inshore boats also had a range of Red Drum, Bluefish, Trout, Sheepshead, Black Drum, Pompano, and Sea Mullet.


Hatteras Offshore Fishing Harper's Folly Teach's Lair

Offshore fishing brought in a range of catches, including King Mackerel, Tuna, False Albacore, Wahoo, Barracuda, and Amberjack.

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

Speck-Tackler Fishing Drum

Offshore boats are now getting serious King Mackerel bites with several good catches showing up on the dock on Wednesday, along with Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and bottom fish.

Inshore boats are doing well with Bluefish, Red Drum, and some Speckled Trout. We are also starting to see some Sheepshead...

Speck-Tackler Inshore Fishing Charters Hatteras Teach's


On Friday, offshore boats brought in plenty of Tuna, some Wahoo, King Mackerel, and a few Dolphin. Bottom fishing brought in Triggerfish, Vermilion Snapper, and Black Seabass.

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

Several boats...

Longer Days Fishing Charters Teach's Lair

Offshore boats had great catches of Tuna on Thursday, as well as a few scattered Dolphin, Wahoo, and Sailfish bites.

Inshore boats did well with Red Drum and Bluefish.


Travis Porter released a Sailfish (Harper's Folly)

Jennifer Marych caught a 21 lb...

Speck-Tackler Inshore Fishing Charters Hatteras Teach's Lair

Offshore fishing continued to bring in good catches of Tuna on Wednesday. We also saw some Dolphin, Barracuda, Albacore, Wahoo, and Amberjack, along with a few Sailfish citations.

Inshore boats continued to do well with Red Drum, Speckled Trout, and Bluefish.



Speck-Tackler Inshore Fishing Charters Hatteras Teach's

We saw a good catch of Blackfin Tuna across the board on Tuesday as well as some scattered Dolphin and King Mackerel. Inshore boats brought in Red Drum, good-sized Bluefish, and Speckled Trout.

Harper's Folly Fishing Teach's Lair

Offshore fishing was good on Saturday with boats bringing in Tuna, Albacore, Wahoo, Barracuda, and King Mackerel, along with some Sailfish bites.

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


Aaron Eggleston had a catch and release Sailfish (Rabid Tuna)...