Hatteras Harbor Marina Outer Banks Atlantic Ocean

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Tuna and Dolphin

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Red Drum

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Lots of Tuna Salad there!

40lb Dolph

40lb Dolphin

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Sunday, October 08, 2017

A good number of boats headed offshore this morning, hoping for the nicer today than expected. They got what they had wished for the ocean was great and the fish were there. The boats returned with a mixed bag of fish, Wahoo, nice size Dolphin and both some Yellow and Blackfin Tuna. There were also some Trigger fish caught. 

Inshore anglers enjoyed catching Speckled trout and Red Drum

Citations

Daniel Tice of Fairfax, VA caught a 41lb Wahoo on Big Eye

Ron Wade of Disputanta, VA caught a 40lb Wahoo on Big Eye

Danny Garrison of Fredericksburg, VA released a Sailfish on Tuna Duck

John Callaghan of Alen Ridge, NJ released a Sailfish on Release

Robert Ames of Maywood, NJ caught a 5lb Triggerfish on Release

 

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Another beautiful day in paradise! There was a lot of activity on and around the dock today as our fleet took advantage of the day and the weather to get out and fish. Inshore anglers reported a good Speckled Trout catch this morning  and this afternoon some groups took advantage of the slick conditions and went clamming. Our offshore fleet enjoyed a good day of fishing the Gulf Stream. Their catch consisted of Wahoo, Dolphin, Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna, and Triggerfish. One Blue Marlin and one Sailfish were released. Way to go!

Citations:

Tray McLendon of Henderson, NC: 62 lb. Wahoo on Good Times.

Kyle Grosh of Raleigh, NC: 48 lb. Wahoo on Good Times.

Bradley Ford of Six Mile, SC: Blue Marlin release on Bite Me.

Steven Ames Jr. of Salem, VA: Sailfish release on Sea Creature.

Amanda Snodgrass of Clover, VA: 42 lb. Wahoo on Sea Creature.

Shane Blackburn of Maryville, TN: 48 lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Blue.

Michael DiFrancesco of Birmingham, MI: 48" Barracuda release on Hatteras Blue.

James Keller of Winchester, VA: 52 lb. Wahoo on Sundown.

James Sundys of Boonville, IN: 78 lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II.

Darren Sundys of Smithfield, VA: 40 lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II.

Don Sundys of Hillsboro, KY: 40 lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II.

Philip Edwards of Leonardtown, MD: 47 lb. Wahoo on Predator.

Kenneth Robertson of Lusby, MD: 44 lb. Wahoo on Predator.

 

Friday, October 06, 2017

The weather and the fishing certainly improved today. There has been a lot of activity on the docks with inshore, near shore, and offshore parties boarding boats and returning with good catches. Inshore anglers caught Bluefish, Speckled Trout, big Drum and some keeper Drum, Gray Trout, and some Flounder this morning and afternoon. One boat fished near shore and returned with Amberjack. Offshore, fishing was slow but steadily improving. The Wahoo bite and the Dolphin bite were fair to good. Blackfin Tuna made a better showing today. Some King Mackerel are starting to show up. Bottom fishing was good with Triggerfish and Vermillion Snapper. Our entire fleet is fishing offshore tomorrow - so check back for more information.

Citations:

James Engle of Frostburg, MD: 50" Red Drum release on Tightline.

Paul Cronshaw of Chance, MD: 48 lb. Wahoo on Tuna Duck.

 

Thursday, October 05, 2017

The Harvest moon greeted early risers and led the charters out through the inlet and into the big sea. It was a very beautiful sight! Inshore anglers are still being challenged by a great Drum bite. They had quite a few citation releases and some keepers as well. A handful of Speckled Trout were caught this morning. Offshore charters experienced a real good Wahoo bite today. Dolphin fishing was better than it has been for a while. A few Blackfin Tuna were caught. Bottom fishing was good with Vermillion Snapper and Triggerfish. Sounds like an excellent mixed grill for dinner tonight.

Citations:

Thomas Bryant of Pinnacle, NC: 42" Red Drum release on Adventure.

Jack Clayton of Pinnacle, NC: 45" and 48" Red Drum releases on Adventure.

Mickey Bell of Shady Side, MD: 40 lb. Wahoo on Good Times.

Tony Heart of Edgewater, MD: 46 lb. Wahoo on Good Times.

Adam Heatwole of Harrisonburg, VA: 10 lb. Triggerfish on Release.

Harold Wenger of Dayton, VA: 46 lb. Wahoo on Release.

Brandon Bowman of Walnut Cove, NC: 65 lb. Wahoo on Carolina Girl.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Sorry for the late report - the internet and phones, etc. went out and we had no service. There was a lot of Drum action inshore and reports of good Speckled Trout fishing as well. A handful of charters fished offshore and returned with some nice Wahoo. a few Dolphin, and a few Blackfin Tuna. Bottom fishing was good. October is a great time to fish or clam or just go out and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Citations:

David Latinski of Coatesville, PA: 42 lb. Wahoo on Release.

Philip Chua of Elkins, WV: 47 lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II.

Chris Martin of Chesapeake, VA: 68 lb. Wahoo on Tuna Duck.

Chad Whitehead of Windsor, NC: 40", 41", 42" and 45" Red Drum releases on Tradition.

Randall Wilson of Windsor, NC: 41" Red Drum release on Tradition.

 

Monday, October 02, 2017

Inshore boats were rocking the Red Drum today with boats catching limits of Puppy Drum and releasing larger Red Drum. Only a couple of boats Offshore today they caught Wahoo, Triggerfish, Sea Bass and scattered Dolphin. Only need 1 or 2 more for a makeup trip Offshore this week. Come by and we can get you hooked up.

 

Release: Jake Studer of Coatesville, PA caught a 48lb Wahoo.

Sunday, October 01, 2017

October showed up with a hint of fall with cool temps in the morning coming up to the mid 70's by afternoon. Offshore waters were pretty kicked up and not boats fished Offshore. Inshore boats however ventured out and had a great day of Puppy Drum. A few people on our makeup list looking to fish this week. If you only have one or two wanting to fish stop by and sign up and we will get you out on the water!

Saturday, September 30, 2017

NE winds brought about much cooler air, however mixed with abundant sunshine, it made for a picture perfect day! Morning anglers reported very good "keeper" Drum fishing. The afternoon groups reported good Speckled Trout and Bluefish. Inshore trips run half days in the Pamlico Sound and offer other options such as clamming, sight seeing, or flounder gigging (night trips). The Billfish bite was on offshore with 7 Sailfish releases from our fleet. The meat fish bite was scrappy again today with a few Dolphin, Wahoo, and Blackfin Tuna reported.

Citations:

David Race of Midlothian, VA: 35 lb. Dolphin on Hatteras Fever II.

Robert Richmond of Murrells Inlet, SC: 45 lb. Wahoo on Tuna Duck.

Weston Smith of Chesapeake, VA: Sailfish release on Bite Me.

Lee Smith of Chesapeake, VA: Sailfish release on Bite Me. 

Gerald Smith of Chesapeake, VA: Sailfish release on Bite Me.

Joseph Powers of Blountville, TN: Sailfish release on Sea Creature.

Chad Capps of Salisbury, NC: Sailfish release on Release.

Jason Cutright of Harrisburg, NC: Sailfish release on Release.

Robert Barefoot of Lewisville, NC: Sailfish release on Release.

Friday, September 29, 2017

A few inshore boats fished and reported good "keeper" Drum fishing. Offshore boats reported bumpy conditions getting to and from the Gulf Stream. One party released a Sailfish. Dolphin fishing was fair to good. The Wahoo bite was fair and a few Blackfin Tuna were caught as well. Triggerfish and Vermillion Snapper were targeted above the wrecks. All in all, fishing was scrappy but at least they got out and enjoyed a day on the water!

Citations:

Ronald Peak of Mechanicsville, VA: 40 lb. Wahoo on Good Times.

James Riley of Gloucester, VA: Sailfish release on Good Times.

Mark Wright of Hanover, PA: 53 lb. Wahoo on Release.

Fred Mason of Media, PA: 51 lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II.

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