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

Fishing Report from the past week!

Inshore boats have done well with Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, and Bluefish. We have reports of Trout being harder to come across than in the last few weeks but boats are still bringing them in on charters and keeping anglers happy. Red Drum bites...

Teach's Lair Offshore Fishing Sportfishing Charter

Offshore boats were still hitting some Tuna bites on Thursday along with Amberjack and Barracuda.

Inshore we saw good amounts of Red Drum and Speckled Trout.

Red Drum Teach's Lair Hatteras Inshore Fishing Charter

The Tuna bite continued on Wednesday for offshore boats along with a few Amberjack, sharks, and a Sailfish release.

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


Sean Creamer had a Red Drum release measuring 45".

Bernie Kuprionas had a...

Tuna Teach's Lair Hatteras Sportfishing

Fishing picked up for offshore boats on Monday and Tuesday with several finding schools of Tuna, in addition to a few Dolphin and King Mackerel.

Inshore boats did well with Speckled Trout and Bluefish. We also saw good numbers of Puppy Drum and some very nice Red Drum releases!


Harper's Folly Fishing Teach's Lair

Offshore fishing on Saturday brought in a few good-sized Wahoo, as well as Dolphin, Grouper, Tilefish, and Glasseyes.

Inshore boats continued to do well with Speckled Trout. We also saw a few Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel although most are reporting the Spanish being on the smaller side...

Harper's Folly Fishing Teach's Lair

The Wahoo bite continued on Thursday for offshore boats! We saw some good-sized Wahoo thrown on the dock along with Triggerfish, Vermilion Snapper, Golden Tilefish, and Grouper.

Inshore we saw great catches of Speckled Trout with some boats getting their limits, as well as Spanish...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Wednesday's fishing was on the slow side but still brought in a few good catches for offshore boats. We saw some Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, and Dolphin.

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

Red Drum Teach's Lair Speck-Tackler

Offshore fishing picked up a bit on Tuesday with several boats getting good Wahoo bites, as well as some Dolphin, Blackfin Tuna, and Barracuda. Bottom fishing brought in Triggerfish, Vermilion Snapper, and Grouper.

Inshore boats did well with Speckled Trout, Bluefish, some Spanish...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Rain continued in the morning on Saturday but wind conditions improved enough for offshore boats to get out without issue. Several stuck to bottom fishing and brought back Triggerfish, Black Sea Bass, and Vermilion Snapper. One of our boats found a school of Blackfin Tuna and brought a pile back...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Offshore boats were held to the dock on Friday due to wind conditions. We did have a few inshore boats go out that brought back Speckled Trout and Red Drum. The wind died down enough for most offshore boats to get out today despite the morning's thunderstorms so we are eager to see what they...