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...

Good day offshore with nice blackfin tuna catches, wahoo, some mahi, and barracuda. Also a 244 lb swordfish and reports of sailfish and blue marlin releases.

Inshore boats had good catches of Spanish mackerel, speckled trout, bluefish, and drum.

Not much activity today overall but we had one or two inshore boats get out and come back with nice catches of red drum, speckled trout, and sheepshead.

Offshore boats canceled due to weather.

Nice wahoo and tuna fishing again today, plus some barracuda and mahi. Offshore boats did report conditions getting rougher as the afternoon went on.

Inshore bluefish are still the main catch, plus speckled trout, drum, and Spanish mackerel.

Blackfin tuna and wahoo were the catch of the day for offshore boats along with some scattered mahi, and skipjack.

Inshore there were some nice speckled trout, bluefish, drum, and Spanish mackerel.

Most offshore boats canceled on Wednesday due to weather but we did have one make it out and get a nice catch of blackfin tuna and a couple wahoo.

Inshore boats had some nice puppy drum and bull reds. Also bluefish and speckled trout!

Another good day for blackfin tuna and wahoo offshore! Also some barracuda hitting the docks.

Amberjack for some inshore boats that got out to the wrecks. Other inshore boats got nice trout, bluefish, and drum.

Not much activity to report from Sunday. Offshore boats canceled due to weather and just a few inshore boats ventured out. They did come in with some speckled trout and bluefish.

Monday was a different story. Inshore boats had plenty of bluefish again, along with speckled trout and...

Friday brought in some nice tuna and Wahoo for offshore boats. Just one boat in the fleet went on Saturday, mostly due to weather, and came back after a rough day with barracuda.

Inshore boats did well with bluefish and speckled trout, some large spanish mackerel, and a few drum and...

Another good day for both inshore and offshore boats! We saw nice catches of mahi and blackfin tuna hit the docks.

Amberjack, triggerfish, and beeliners as well.

Inshore boats had plenty of...

Good Wahoo fishing continued today. We also saw Blackfin Tuna and Mahi land on the docks including one huge Mahi!

Inshore the Bluefish bite continues along with Spanish Mackerel, Red Drum, and a few Speckled Trout.