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...

Dunn Deal Offshore Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

More Wahoo for offshore boats on Saturday, along with Barracuda, plenty of Dolphin, and a Sailfish release!

Inshore boats brought in nice Speckled Trout and Red Drum, plus scattered Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel.

Yellowfin Tuna Longer Days Hatteras Fishing

Great Wahoo fishing continued on Thursday and Friday for offshore boats. We also saw nice catches of Dolphin, Tilefish, Grouper, Barracuda, Vermilion Snapper and a Yellowfin Tuna.

Inshore boats are still doing well with Speckled Trout and Bluefish, along with some Red Drum and Spanish...

Dunn Deal Fishing Charters Hatteras, NC Teach's Lair Marina

Wahoo was the word of the day on Wednesday! Offshore boats brought in several nice ones, some citation sizes, along with Barracuda, King Mackerel, Amberjack and Tilefish. We also had a Sailfish release!

Inshore boats got on the Speckled Trout and had scattered Drum and Bluefish.


Speck-Tackler Fishing

Most offshore boats were held to the dock on Sunday due to rough seas. Monday brought better weather and good bottom fishing. We saw good catches of Tilefish and Triggerfish, along with a few good catches of Dolphin and a Wahoo.

Inshore boats had nice catches of Red Drum, Speckled Trout,...

Dunn Deal Offshore Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

We saw some nice offshore catches on Friday and Saturday with boats bringing in Dolphin, some Grouper, Tilefish, and Triggerfish, plus a few Wahoo, King Mackerel and False Albacore. We also had a White Marlin release!

Inshore boats are getting good bites in the Sound with Speckled Trout,...

Offshore fishing continues to bring in the Dolphin, as well as Tilefish, Snappers, and Grouper.

Inshore boats saw an increase in Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish on the oceanside, as well as Speckled Trout and Drum in the Sound.

Carolina Girl Teach's Lair Hatteras Fishing

Offshore fishing brought in some decent catches of Dolphin on Tuesday and Wednesday, along with Barracuda, African Pompano, and several varieties of bottom fish such as Grouper, Vermilion Snapper, Tilefish, and Amberjack.

Inshore boats had very nice Red Drum and Speckled Trout, and a few...

Dunn Deal Offshore Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

We saw great Dolphin fishing on Sunday and Monday despite boats dealing with rough conditions. A few boats came in early both days but several still got their limits of Dolphin. They also had decent catches of bottom fish and brought in some Red Snappers on the last day of the season.


Carolina Girl Teach's Lair Red Snapper

Offshore fishing picked up on Saturday as boats were able to get back out again. Dolphin was plentiful, as were varieties of bottom fish, including Red Snapper. The brief Red Snapper season ends after tonight, (Sunday) July, 11th.

Inshore boats had Speckled Trout and Bluefish, along with...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Offshore boats remained at the dock on Friday due to weather.

Inshore boats that went out had plenty of Speckled Trout and scattered Bluefish. Reports that Red Drum were few and far between.