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 Bak Bar Teach's Lair

Great inshore fishing on Tuesday with boats bringing in limits of Bluefish, some Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Red Drum, Sheepshead, Amberjack, and Barracuda.

Offshore had some Dolphin and Wahoo, a few Billfish bites but no citations.

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Sunday brought in a few Tuna, Wahoo, and Dolphin for offshore boats in addition to Grouper, Tilefish, and hefty King Mackerel.

Inshore boats had good catches of Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, and Bluefish.


Hunter Davis caught a 40 lb King Mackerel measuring 50...

Rabid Tuna


On Saturday offshore boats brought in a few good-sized Mahi and some Tuna and Amberjack. There were several Billfish bites, with that being the main focus of the day for some boats.

Bottom fishing brought in Triggerfish, Rosefish, Black Sea Bass, and Golden Tilefish.


Hallelujah Fishing Charters

We had another hot one on Friday. Inshore boats brought in Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Speckled Trout, and Red Drum.

Offshore boats had some Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, Barracuda, Triggerfish, Red Snapper limits, Amberjack, and Sea Bass.


Patricia Nelson had a catch and...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Fishing continues to be fruitful for inshore boats! Thursday brought good amounts of Bluefish, Speckled and Gray Trout, Spanish Mackerel, and a few Drum.

Offshore boats brought in some Dolphin, Tuna, large Wahoo, Barracuda, Amberjack, Tilefish, Triggerfish, and Sea Bass. We also had a...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Offshore fishing remained on the slower side on Wednesday with many boats turning again to bottom fishing. That said, we did see some Dolphin, Wahoo, Blackfin, and Albacore Tuna thrown on the dock. There were several Triggerfish, Rosefish, and some Snow Grouper citations.

Inshore fishing...

Hallelujah Fishing Charters

Offshore fishing was limited on meat-fish catches on Tuesday but boats did bring in a Wahoo, several Triggerfish and Barracuda, and after fighting the sharks for them, a few Amberjack as well. Billfish bites included Sailfish and Blue Marlin.

Inshore boats did well with Speckled Trout,...

Offshore fishing was good Sunday with boats getting back into the Dolphin again, a few getting their limits. Bottom fishing included Amberjack, Red Snapper, and Triggerfish. There were also some good bites for the parties focusing on Billfish! Inshore boats had Bluefish, Trout, and Red Drum....

Bluefish Teach's Lair Hallelujah Charters

Saturday brought a range of fish to the docks with offshore and bottom fishing catches including Mahi Mahi, some Blackfin and Albacore Tuna, Red Snapper, Triggerfish, very large Amberjack, a Snowy Grouper, Rockfish, and Barracuda.

Inshore boats brought in great catches of Bluefish,...

Red Snapper Teach's Lair

 The wind died back down on Friday enough for offshore boats to get back out. Fishing was good both inshore and offshore with inshore boats bringing in Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, and several good-sized Bluefish.

While some boats had a few Triggerfish in the mix, offshore catches...