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...

Solid catches today with offshore boats bringing in Blackfin Tuna, Dolphin, Wahoo, and releasing a White Marlin and a Sailfish.

Inshore boats also did well with Puppy Drum and Speckled Trout. We also had a Cobia land on the dock today after not seeing any for quite a while.


Good offshore fishing continued today with Wahoo and Dolphin being the main catches on the docks, along with Swordfish, Grouper, and Blackbelly Rosefish. 

Inshore boats brought in some nice Drum and Speckled Trout.

Fishing picked back up today with offshore boats bringing in impressive catches of Dolphin, Wahoo, Golden Tilefish, and some other bottom fish varieties.

Inshore boats brought in Speckled Trout, puppy Drum, and Bluefish.

Decent fishing today with inshore boats getting on some big Reds and bringing in some puppy Drum as well, along with Speckled Trout and some Bluefish.

Offshore boats continued to catch Wahoo, scattered Dolphin, and some nice Blackfin Tuna.


Dan Oberschlake caught...

We saw some nice inshore catches with Red Drum, Speckled Trout, Pompano, and Black Drum landing on the dock today.

Offshore boats had some decent catches of Wahoo, a few Dolphin, and Barracuda.


Jody Fox caught and released a 54” Barracuda (Carolina Girl)

We had one boat go offshore today with reports of very rough conditions. They did manage to bring in a few Wahoo and a Dolphin.

Inshore boats had nice puppy Drum, Speckled Trout, and Bluefish catches.

No offshore charters for Monday, but we did see some nice catches coming in from the inshore boats. Speckled Trout, Red Drum, Bluefish, and some Spanish landed on the docks today.

A few inshore boats went out today and got on the Red Drum and Bluefish.

Offshore boats finally got out after delaying for a bit to let the storms pass this morning and came back in with some Dolphin, mostly bailers, a few nice Wahoo, King Mackerel, Amberjack, and a Sailfish release....

Inshore boats had nice catches of Red Drum, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and some Trout today. Still no offshore trips due to weather.

Inshore boats brought in some decent catches of Speckled Trout and Spanish Mackerel today.

We didn’t have any charters get offshore but a few boats in the area did and we’ve had reports of Wahoo and Dolphin. Waters are still looking rough through the weekend.