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...

Longer Days Fishing Charters Teach's Lair

Great day of fishing all around on Wednesday! The Dolphin bite was still going strong and we saw catches of Grouper, Golden Tilefish, Snapper, and some Sailfish releases to mix it up!

Inshore boats caught Cobia, Red Drum, Bluefish, Trout, and a Hammerhead!



Dunn Deal Offshore Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

Great fishing and a beautiful day to be on the water! Offshore boats brought in plenty of Dolphin, some Tuna, King Mackerel, Tilefish, Golden Tilefish, Grouper varieties, and Vermillion Snapper.

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

Offshore boats had decent catches of Mahi on Monday, along with scattered Tuna and Wahoo but most came back to the dock early due to rough seas. Inshore boats did well with Drum, Bluefish, and Trout.

Elizabeth Grace Inshore Fishing Charters Hatteras, NC

We've had a mix of great fishing and difficult weather over the last few days.

Thursday and Friday brought great catches of Mahi for offshore boats, along with scattered Wahoo and Tuna. Saturday and Sunday's weather kept them at the docks.

Inshore boats still managed to get out...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Fishing was a little on the slow side offshore on Wednesday but we still saw catches of Dolphin, Tuna, Wahoo, and Blue Marlin.

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


Larry Liveman Jr. caught a Cobia: 43 lbs, 45...

Hatteras, NC Offshore Fishing Dolphin Mahi Mahi

Great fishing on Tuesday with offshore boats bringing in plenty of bailer and gaffer Dolphin along with a White Marlin release!

Inshore boats had more Cobia, Red Drum, Speckled Trout, and Spanish Mackerel!


Robert Magill caught a Cobia: 69 lbs

Kevin Wilson...

Speck-Tackler Fishing Cobia Hatteras Teach's Lair

Sunday and Monday brought good fishing both inshore and offshore!

Offshore boats had great catches of Dolphin, scattered Tuna, Wahoo, Barracuda, Amberjack, and Sailfish!

Inshore we saw some very nice Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, and Red Drum.


Shane Mount caught...

Offshore fishing had a wide variety on Saturday. Good catches of Dolphin, a few Tuna, Amberjack, Grouper, and Blue Marlin!

Inshore boats had some nice Red Drum catches along with Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, and some Cobia!


Jamie Henry caught and released a Blue...

Speck-Tackler Inshore Fishing Charters Hatteras Teach's

Not much offshore activity to report for Friday. Most boats stayed at the dock due to weather. A few went out but came in early or trolled the beaches for Spanish Mackerel. Boats that did stay out longer had good catches of Amberjack.

Inshore boats brought in some Spanish mackerel and...

Longer Days Fishing Charters Teach's Lair Blue Marlin

Nice catches across the board on Thursday! Offshore boats had several Marlin catches, along with Dolphin, Tuna, Grouper, Amberjack, Tilefish, and King Mackerel.

Inshore boats primarily caught Red Drum and Spanish Mackerel, as well as some Bluefish.