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...

Citation Speckled Trout Teach's Lair Hallelujah Fishing

Fishing picked up on Thursday for the boats that did go out. Offshore brought in good amounts of Dolphin for most boats as well as several Wahoo.

Inshore we had plenty of Speckled Trout, some Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel and Puppy Drum. We are also getting reports of large Flounder being...

Inshore Fishing Teach's Lair Half Day Bluefish Speckled Trout

Fishing was slow on Wednesday due to boats being held back by weather. We had one boat go offshore which brought back some Wahoo and bottom fish. A few inshore boats were still able to get out and brought back catches of Speckled Trout, Bluefish, and Spanish Mackerel.

While some boats may...

Rabid Tuna

On Monday, offshore and bottom fishing boats did well with Wahoo and Triggerfish, as well as a few Blackfin Tuna and Amberjack.

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

Harper's Folly Fishing Teach's Lair

The Wahoo bite continued in offshore fishing on Saturday in addition to some Dolphin, a few Blackfin Tuna, Amberjack, Snowy Grouper, Triggerfish, Barracuda, and Tilefish.

Inshore boats are having good catches of Spanish Mackerel and Speckled Trout, with Bluefish bites slowing down....

Rabid Tuna Fishing

The Wahoo bite has been picking up over the last few days. On Friday, offshore boats had some nice-sized Wahoo in addition to Grouper, Tilefish, and a few Dolphin.

Inshore boats did well with Spanish Mackerel and Speckled Trout. Some Red Drum were caught, and although still bringing them...

Teach's Lair Fishing Report Wahoo

Thursday provided a few good Wahoo bites for offshore boats. Catches also included Golden Tilefish, Grouper, Dolphin, Rosefish, and Amberjack.

Inshore catches were great with several boats getting their limits of Bluefish in addition to nice catches of Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout,...

Harper's Folly Fishing Teach's Lair

Boats got back into the Dolphin catches on Wednesday after several days of slow offshore fishing. A few boats also brought in Wahoo and Barracuda. There were some Billfish bites as well with one citation Blue Marlin.

Inshore fishing continues to be good with catches of Bluefish, Red Drum...

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.