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...

Elizabeth Grace Inshore Fishing Charters Hatteras, NC

Offshore boats were held at the dock on Friday due to weather. Inshore boats caught Red Drum, Cobia, and Speckled Trout!

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Offshore fishing brought in Blackfin Tuna and some Dolphin, along with scattered varieties of bottom fish.

Inshore boats had good catches of Speckled Trout and Red Drum.


James Fleshman caught and released a Red Drum: 41 inches (Bak Bar)

Ethan Reynolds...

Dunn Deal Offshore Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

Most offshore boats stayed at the dock on Wednesday due to high winds. We did have some go out that came back with decent catches of Dolphin and a False Albacore.

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


Gunther Fishgold caught and released...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

Offshore fishing was a little slower on Tuesday but we still saw catches of Tuna, Dolphin, Grouper, and Snapper.

Inshore boats had Speckled Trout, Red Drum, Cobia, and Bluefish.


Brian Taylor caught a Cobia: 50lbs, 49 inches (Bak Bar)

Dunn Deal Offshore Sportfishing Hatteras, NC

Offshore fishing brought scattered Dolphin and Tuna on Monday along with Marlin and good catches of bottom fish: Grouper, Snapper, Tilefish, and Triggerfish.

Inshore boats had Red Drum, Speckled Trout, and Bluefish.


Richard Garrett caught and released a White...

Speck-Tackler Fishing

We've seen some great catches over the last few days here in Hatteras! Offshore boats have loaded up on Dolphin. We've also had Grouper varieties, Wahoo, Snapper, Tilefish, and Marlin. And we saw a lot more Blackfin Tuna on Sunday than we have over the last few weeks!

Inshore boats...

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...