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...

BlackFins and YellowFins OffShore.  Sea Bass, Blues, and Drum NearShore.  Temps were going up but there is a Front Coming.  Drum have hit the Beach in Ocracoke and Hatteras at the Usual Secret Spots (The Point) and the (Inlet) LOL.  Front is Gonna be a Quick one and I expect the Drum To Chew as...

Well we have been Dodging the Weather it seems like forever now and Ole Man Winter just keeps hanging on and on and on!!!!!!! But when our guys get the Chance.  They GO.  And they Get'Em!!!!

Drum are gonna Chew This Weekend for sure if not before.  I am thinking Friday Afternoon...Plenty...

Fishing aboard the Sea Angel II with Captain Bruce Armstrong

Fishing season is upon us and the blackfin tuna have definitely arrived! We had another beautiful April day aboard the Sea Angel II and the team caught quite a few beauties to show for their efforts! A big thanks to Art, Sherm, John and Scooter. What a crew! Nice work, guys!

They had their hands Full of Yellow and BlackFins all day.  The YellowFins were the Most I have seen Brought in in Years.  And I have my Fingers and Toes Crossed that maybe this will be the Year the way they were years ago.

Beach we had Blow Toads and Puppy Drum.   A Few Blues were also...

Well Folks We are Back at it!!!!!!!!   CATCHING That is!!!!!  We had Some nice catches of Bottom Fish, Red Drum, Yellow Fin Tuna, Black Fin Tuna.  And  the First Blue Marlin out of our Marina this Year, Caught by Angler/Captain Kenny Koci on a Private Boat.  Fish weighed in at 350 Pounds, and it...

BlackFin Tuna, come and get them.  This was caught right before the Start of Our second Nor'Easter in a Row.  Aboard the Runaway.  

Until Next Time JAM Out!!!!!

This is the time of Year that if you are looking for that BlackFin Tuna Citation, ya better get it done soon.  Runaway had to Fish Through the Lil Tunies to get a Nice catch of Citation BlackFins ....But as the Spring approaches the BlackFins will get Smaller and Smaller and Smaller till they...

When you Live on a SandBar.    An Ole Timer and Good Friend of mine who has since Passed, (Navy Davey)  told me When I moved to the Island 16 Years ago that if you live on a SandBar you are gonna get your feet wet.  I can Do Feet, but Dang we got a whole lot more than our feet wet on this one. ...