Hatteras Harbor Marina Outer Banks Atlantic Ocean

Welcome to the Hatteras Harbor Marina Fishing Report.
Our fishing reports appear just below these photos. Be sure to visit this page daily for current fishing reports and photos. Thank you and good fishing!

Dolph

Dolphin and Billfish releases.

Insh

Dock full of Bluefish.

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Lots of Tuna Salad there!

40lb Dolph

40lb Dolphin

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Monday, May 25, 2015

What a gorgeous Memorial Day. Lots of boats out fishing with sunshine and light winds. It was a great day to be on the water. Fishing was on the slower side with fair Dolphin catches and good Tuna and bottom fishing. Inshore fishing was more hectic with Cobia being the catch of the day. Several citation size Cobia today as well as Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. 

Citations

Sound Bound: Nathan Davis of Virginia Beach, VA caught a 41lb Cobia. Brandon Berger of Virginia Beach, VA caught a 40lb Cobia.

Bite Me: Paul Conley of Drennen, WV caught a 40lb Cobia. 

TightLine: Michael Carr of Little Rock, SC caught a 74.4lb Cobia. 

Hang On: Deborah Lamperti of New Market, MD caught a 58lb Cobia.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Sunshine and a light East breeze made for a beautiful day on the Gulf Stream and the Sound as all boats in the fleet were out!

Tired but happy anglers returned to the dock with good offshore catches of gaffer Dolphins and Blackfin Tuna. The Yellowfin Tuna bite was a little slow, but few were caught. Boats that bottom fished caught some nice Grouper. 5 White Marlins were released!

The inshore anglers were pleased with their catches of Cobia (71 to 96lb range), and Red Drum. 

Today's Citations:

Adventure: Justin Ferguson of Arapahoe, NC - 75lb Cobia

Joshua Faglie of Newport, NC - 71lb Cobia

Good Times: Bryan Lowe of Ivor, VA - White Marlin release

John Germanos of Virginia Beach, VA - 35lb Grouper

Hatteras Blue: Anthony Riedl of Narcross, GA - White Marlin release

Native Son: Joshua Glaser-Wirt of Suffolk, VA - White Marlin release AND 36lb Dolphin

Sound Bound: Rocco Montini of Norfolk, VA - 77lb Cobia

Bryan White of Virginia Beach, VA - 96lb Cobia

 

 

 

Saturday, May 23, 2015

What a beautiful day to begin the Memorial Day weekend! Lots of people and activity on the island and on the docks. 

Most of our inshore fleet fished just outside of Hatteras Inlet and had good catches of Spanish Mackerel and a few Cobia. Bluefish were caught as well.

Our offshore fleet had a real good day catching gaffer-size Dolphin, with scattered Wahoo on the side. A few Blackfin Tuna were brought in, as well as Amberjack, Grouper, and Triggerfish. All of our fleet are headed out to the Gulf Stream tomorrow!! Come down to the dock between 4 and 5 p.m. to check out the catches.

 Citations:

Christopher May of Red Oak, NC: 83 lb. Cobia on Adventure.

Eric Foster of Moneta, VA: 42 lb. Dolphin on Big Eye.

Rom Whitaker of Hatteras, NC: 51 in. Red Drum release on Sound Bound.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Inshore boats returned with excellent catches of Spanish Mackerel and a few Bluefish. Gray Trout fishing was good today.

Offshore boats reported a bumpy ride out this morning with North winds prevailing. Plentiful sunshine and less wind made for a beautiful afternoon of fishing on the Gulf Stream. Dolphin fishing was very good, with a scattered Wahoo catch as well. One boat released a Blue Marlin today.

Come down to MP 72 to see the daily catch between 4-5p.m. Here's to a great Memorial Day weekend!

Citations:

Christopher Rowsey of Colonial Heights, VA: Blue Marlin release on Bite Me.

Alan Blaha of Colonial Heights, VA: 28 lb. Grouper on Good Times.

 

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Morning anglers who fished inshore returned with good catches of Gray Trout and Sea Mullet. This afternoon anglers caught Spanish Mackerel and Atlantic Bonita, as well as Cobia (near shore).

Offshore, the month of May has brought about great Billfish catches, as over 40 Blue Marlin has been caught in less than two weeks.

Dolphin fishing (gaffers) was fairly decent today and Wahoo was scattered. Several boats released Blue Marlin, White Marlin, and one boat released a Hatchet Marlin which is a sub-species of a White Marlin.

It is supposed to be a beautiful Memorial Day weekend - fishing could only make it better!

Citations: 

Reuben Lewis of Fredericksburg, VA: Blue Marlin release on Good Times.

Lee Walker of Salisbury, NC: 41 lb. Dolphin on Sea Creature.

Trafford Hill III of Avon, NC: White Marlin release on Hatteras Fever II.

Stephen Barrs of Hayes, VA: 518 lb. Blue Marlin release on Hatteras Fever II.

Ted Crosson of Columbia, SC: 66 lb. Cobia on Adventure.

Bradford Shelton of Gainesville, VA: Blue Marlin release on Chaser.

Eric Kenneweg of Vienna, VA: Blue Marlin release on Chaser.

 

 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The boats headed out this morning with a beautiful start to the day, NE wind picked up just before they started to head in this afternoon. They did however, have really good catches of bailer and gaffer size Dolphin as well as good catches of Wahoo. Godspeed, Release and Sea Creature all released a Blue Marlin today.

Inshore fisherman reported great Cobia fishing along the beach and good Drum fishing in the Sound.

Citations

Henry Heilig of Sewell, NJ caught a a 40lb Cobia on Adventure

Shawn Kelly of Mullica Hill, NJ caught a 45lb Cobia on Adventure

Thomas Nicholls of Kents Shore, VA released a Blue Marlin on Godspeed

Gregory Dytkovic of Valencia, PA caught a 30lb Grouper on Good Times

John Froh of Wake Forest, NC released a Blue Marlin on Sea Creature

John Diehl Jr. of Williamsburg, VA released a Blue Marlin on Release

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

It was a nice day to be fishing, offshore boats returned with good catches of Dolphin and Wahoo. Chaser released a Blue Marlin and Bite Me and Release  released a White Marlin.

Inshore boats had good catches of Spanish Mackerel and Cobia along the beach and keeper size Drum were caught in the sound

Citations

Jennifer Kauf of Woodbury, PA caught a 25lb on Good Times

Allen Jackson of Raleigh, NC caught a 35lb Dolphin 

Dan Cooney of Cary, NC caught a 36lb Dolphin and released a White Marlin on Release

Michael Denver of Bumpass, VA 56lb Wahoo on Hatteras Blue

Jim Jordan of Greer, SC released a White Marlin on Bite Me

Warren O'Neal of Frisco, NC released a Blue Marlin

 

Monday, May 18, 2015

A cool breeze in the air today, several boats out fishing. Good Dolphin a few Wahoo and Blackfin Tuna. Gambler released a Blue Marlin. Inshore big Red Drum releases and some keepers. Lots of sign ups happening on our makeup list. If you have a small group that wants to go offshore give us a call and we can hook you up. See the form under "Charter Boats" to sign up. The Deli is now open from 5:00AM to 3:00PM Monday-Saturday to get you packed up for a full day of fishing.

Citations:

Good Times: Josh Blackmon of Bardstown, KY caught a 45lb Grouper.

Gambler: Robert Kownacki of Philadelphia, PA released a Blue Marlin.

Adventure: Nicholas Udovich of Sheboygan, WI caught a 42lb Cobia. Caitlin Udovich of Sheboygan, WI caught a 41lb Cobia.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

A cool SW breeze 5-10kts and 2-4ft seas made for a beautiful fishing day offshore! Happy anglers came back to the dock with excellent catches of Dolphin, lots of gaffers and good catches of Blackfin Tuna! Few Yellowfin were also caught. Boats that bottom fished caught some Grouper (one 40lbs), and a few false Albacore and Amberjack. Blue Marlin fishing was the best so far this year! 6 were released and 1 517lb was boated!

Inshore anglers enjoyed a great day on the Sound as well! Morning trips caught limits of Spanish Mackerel (15 per person)! The afternoon trips caught Cobia, one 57lbs, some Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. One Red Drum was also caught!

Today's Citations:

Bite Me: Dale Shenk of Willow Street, PA - Blue Marlin release

Fingeance: Tommy Mead of Mineral, VA - 57lb 55in Cobia

Gambler: Christopher Woody of Monroe, VA - Blue Marlin release

George Woody of Monroe, VA - Blue Marlin release

Good Times: Allan Edwards of Chesapeake, VA - Blue Marlin release AND 40lb 42in Grouper

Sea Creature: Eric Nutter of Spruce Pines, NC - Blue Marlin release

Tuna Duck: Edward Fortunato of Fairfax Station, VA - Blue Marlin release

Patriot: Jordan Scott of Raleigh, NC released a Blue Marlin. Robin Izzo of Clearwater, FL caught a 48lb Cobia.

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Saturday, May 16, 2015

An exciting morning here at Hatteras Harbor! Upgrade brought in a Blue Marlin weighing in at 464.8 for the HVOO tournament and two more are expected early this afternoon. Release just brought in a Blue Marlin weighing in at 494.5 pounds. Hammer Time reported to the dock with a Blue Marlin weighing in at 645.5 pounds. Two more Blue Marlin are expected this afternoon. The HVOO tournament is turning into a contest! Double B is at the weigh station with a Blue Marlin weighing in at 607.5 pounds. Marlin Gull just weighed in a Blue Marlin at 450.0 pounds. Coverage beat the clock and weighed in a Blue Marlin at 530.5 pounds. The last day of the HVOO was eventful with 5 Blue Marlin boated, 6 Blue Marlin released, and 4 White Marlin. 

All of our offshore fleet fished today and reported slick calm conditions and an excellent day for catching Blue Marlin. Dolphin fishing was excellent and a few Blackfin Tuna were caught to the east.

Inshore boats are catching gigantic Cobia and Red Drum today, as well as Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish.

Come on down this afternoon and watch the offshore fleet bring in their catches around 4:00 p.m.

Citations:

Laurence Hutcheson of Smyrna, SC: 48" Red Drum release and 74 lb. Cobia on Tightline.

Duane Hutcheson of Sharon, SC: 57 lb. Cobia and 44 lb. Cobia on Tightline.

John Revere of Topping, VA: 65 lb. Cobia on Adventure.

Matthew Shields of Scotland Neck, NC: 75 lb. Cobia on Adventure.

Tim Ludlum of Ash, NC: Blue Marlin release on Bite Me.

Dan Halligan of Wrightsville Beach, NC: Blue Marlin release on Bite Me.

Clint Umphiett of Gates, NC: Blue Marlin release on Sea Creature.

Kyle Hancock of Wake Forest, NC: Blue Marlin release on Gambler.

Ed Hancock of Wake Forest, NC: Blue Marlin release on Gambler. Ed and Kyle are father and son

Jeff McMillian of Sanford, NC: 22 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Sundown.

Aaron Adrian of Long Beach, CA: 20 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Sundown.

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