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...

High winds and rough waters are still keeping most boats inshore this week. The inshore fishing has still been rough on the oceanside but a little more friendly in the sound. Scrappy fishing on Tuesday and Wednesday with just a handful of Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel showing up on the dock....

Inshore boats had nice catches of Speckled Trout and puppy Drum today. 

Offshore is still rough but a couple of boats managed to get out and caught a few Dolphin and released a Blue Marlin.


A couple of boats got offshore on Sunday and came back with nice catches of Wahoo and Triggerfish.

Inshore we saw puppy Drum, Speckled Trout, and some Bluefish.

Still only inshore boats on the water today due to weather. We did have an evening charter last night that got on some nice Red Drum.

Puppy Drum and Bluefish were the main catches of the day.

Beach fishing is rough lately but we’ve had reports of...

We only had a few inshore boats make it out today, again mostly due to weather. They had some nice Drum, Trout, and a Flounder release.

Still no boats offshore today with the high winds but we had a few inshore trips in the morning.

Red Drum limits and Speckled Trout were the catches of the day!

Chandler Whetstone caught and released a 50” Red Drum (Red Finn)

We didn’t have any boats go offshore today due to weather but did see some good activity inshore.

Speckled Trout, Bluefish, and large and keeper sized Red Drum were the main catches today.

Extremely rough conditions offshore had most boats heading in early this morning but a few toughed it out until the afternoon.

Offshore boats caught some nice sized Wahoo and Dolphin.

Inshore boats had great catches of Red Drum, some Speckled Trout and Flounder releases.

Beautiful weather and some nice catches today!!


Offshore boats continued to get on the Wahoo, along with some bailer Dolphin and a gaffer or two, a couple of Tuna, and a few Barracuda releases. 

Inshore boats had nice catches of...

After some rough weather, we've seen a few more boats going out today. Inshore boats brought in nice catches of Speckled Trout and Red Drum, some Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel, and a couple of Black Drum.

Offshore boats had several Wahoo, a Barracuda, and a Blue Marlin release.