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!
Thursday, August 06, 2020
Most of the boats headed offshore this morning and returned with catches of Wahoo, Dolphin and a few
Yellowfin Tuna. There were also some bottom fish caught, snapper, triggerfish, sea bass, and tilefish.
Calypso, Carolina Girl, Native Son, and Tuna Duck ( thanks for the picture) all released a Sailfish. Nearshore, along the beach some
Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish were caught
Inshore boats had to wait out some rain before they headed out in the sound. They had really good catches of
Speckled Trout, there were some keeper Red Drum and a Big Red Drum released.
Reid Pagoota of Arnold, MD released a 48" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Kevin Jones of Holly Springs, NC released a Sailfish on Calypso
Ashley Murray of Somerville, MA caught a 41lb Wahoo on Calypso
Matthew Tjahjadi of Mahomet, IL released a Sailfish on Tuna Duck
Mikel Gjuraj of Mooresville, NC released a Sailfish on Native Son
Rebecca Savidge of Mount Ephraim, NY released a Sailfish on Carolina Girl
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
We are back to work and boats are fishing! Temps were in the 90's today with a light wind and blue skies. The seas have calmed down from the recent weather. A few boats fished Offshore today and found excellent Dolphin, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo and Snapper Inshore boats had great catches of Red Drum and Speckled Trout.
Friday, July 31, 2020
No one fished offshore today because of big seas and gusty winds. Inshore anglers had a good`morning and afternoon catching keeper Red Drum and Speckled Trout. We are waiting to see the path of Tropical Storm Isaias and beginning storm preparations around the marina. Keep safe and be prepared!
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Anglers fishing back in the sound had catches of Speckled Trout, Gray Trout, Sea Mullet and keeper Red Drum.
Fishing improved offshore today, boats returned with good to limits of Dolphin both bailer and gaffer size, the Wahoo
bite was pretty good and there were so Blackfin Tuna caught. Calypso, Hatteras Fever II and Sea Creature all released a Sailfish.
Anthony Ward of Wilmington, NC caught a 44lb Wahoo on Carolina Girl
John Berobe of Greenwood Village, CO released a Sailfish on Sea Creature
Brian Atherton of Newburg, PA released a Sailfish on Calypso
Rachael Summers of Ashburn, VA released a Sailfish on Hatteras Fever II
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Due to weather, no boats fished Offshore today. It was overcast with periods of light rain. We certainly needed some rain and a day with cooler temps. Inshore boats fished briefly and found a scattered Red Drum bite.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Gusty winds kept most of the offshore fleet at the dock this morning. Several went and some returned early because of rough seas. Those that stayed got on a few Dolphin, along with some Wahoo and King Mackerel. One Blue Marlin was released. Inshore boats got on Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish this morning. This afternoon, they caught some nice Keeper Red Drum along with a few Speckled Trout. Get your fish on by calling 800-676-4949 to book a charter.
Warren Gums of Battleboro, NC: 46 lb. Wahoo on Carolina Girl.
Austin Paul of Roanoke Rapids, NC: Blue Marlin release on Carolina Girl.
Monday, July 27, 2020
Nice day to be out on the water, whether offshore or inshore it was still nice. Offshore anglers had catches of Wahoo, Dolphin, Blackfin Tuna. Bottom fishing was also good today, catches include Snapper, Trigger, and Amberjack. Bite Me released a Sailfish. Inshore anglers had limits of keeper size Red Drum, Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish.
Big News, Paul Liss of Middletown, DE caught a 105lb Wahoo on Bite Me
James Kossek of Wilmington, DE released a Sailfish on Bite Me
Mandy Ingalls of Greenville, NC caught a 45lb Grouper on Release
Ethan, Lee and Kristin Thompson of Lewes, DE all released Big red Drum on Adventure, 1-41", 2- 46'"
Sunday, July 26, 2020
Several boats out fishing Offshore today. They found a scattered mix of Snapper, large Wahoo, Amberjack and Tilefish. Hatteras Fever released a Sailfish. Inshore boats were catching excellent Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish with a few Puppy Drum.
Hatteras Fever: Savannah Myzk of Middleburg, VA released a Sailfish.
Saturday, July 25, 2020
A bit cooler today for anglers. Offshore charters reported a lot of Blue Marlin action and one was caught and released. There were fair catches of Dolphin and Wahoo. A few Blackfin Tuna made it to the fish box. Bottom fish was good with Tilefish, Triggerfish, and Vermillion Snapper. Inshore fishing. Inshore charters reported good Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish catches. One lucky angler got on some Cobia action today!
Hannah Claire Williams of Hatteras, NC: 49 lb. Cobia on Hook Up.
Nathan Crawford of Palmyra, VA: Blue Marlin release on Native Son.
Steve Sanders of Williamsburg, VA: 50 lb. Wahoo on Release.
Friday, July 24, 2020
Another hot day, although showers cooled things off for anglers somewhat. Inshore charters had a great time catching Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish, whether they fished this morning or this afternoon. One charter fished near-shore and returned with a good catch of Spanish Mackerel - just look at the smiles on the boys' faces! They enjoyed their fishing adventure. Offshore charters returned with fair to good catches of Dolphin, a fair catch of Wahoo, scattered Blackfin Tuna, and scattered King Mackerel. Some bottom fished for Tilefish and Grouper. Sounds like quite a smorgasbord! One Sailfish was released. There are still some open boats in July - don't miss out on all the fun.
Tyler White of Piney Flats, TN: 45 lb. Wahoo on Native Son.
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Another scorcher of a day! Spending the day on the water has its benefits on a day like today with a heat index well above 100 degrees. Anglers reported a beautiful day offshore. Fishing conditions were slower than usual with a few Dolphin caught. The Wahoo bite was fair. A few Blackfin Tuna helped to fill the fish box. Bottom fishing included Grouper and Tilefish. We had two near-shore boats head out this morning with the cooler temperatures. They reported good Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. Inshore boats got on Spanish and Blues today as well as a few Speckled Trout. They reported a good Shark bite. Our entire fleet is booked tomorrow, however, we do have a few openings this weekend. Don't miss out!
George Kirkpatrick of Boonsboro, MD: 52 lb. Grouper on Predator.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Several boats out fishing both Inshore and Offshore today and a few fishing Nearshore. Offshore boats had good catches of Dolphin with some Grouper, Wahoo and Pompano. Bite Me released a Blue Marlin. Inshore boats were catching Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. Nearshore there were excellent catches of Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish.
Good Times: Ron Dixon of Dutton, VA caught a 52lb Grouper.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Offshore anglers enjoyed a nice day out in the deep, they returned with catches of Dolphin, Wahoo, Sea Bass, Tilefish and Triggerfish. Sea Creature released a Blue Marlin
Inshore boats fishing around the inlet area had good catches of Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel. There were also a few Speckled Trout caught in the sound
Gordon Standing of Savannah, GA released a Blue Marlin on Sea Creature
Luke Spang of Palmyra, PA released a Barracuda on Tuna Duck
Liam Golbert of Pearl River, NY caught a 46lb Grouper on Predator
Monday, July 20, 2020
One boat headed offshore today and returned with a good catch of Dolphin.
Most of the inshore boats went out and they returned with good catches of Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish around the inlet. Back in the sound area good catches of Red Drum
Sunday, July 19, 2020
It was a hot summer day with temps pushing 90. I slight breeze was not enough to cool things off much. Offshore boats had fair catches of Dolphin, scattered nice size Wahoo with a few Blackfin Tuna and Grouper mixed in. Sea Creature released 2 Sailfish. Inshore boats were catching Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish.
Good Times: Harley Shuford of Charlotte, NC caught a 25lb Grouper.
Sea Creature: Daniel Cole of Sanford, NC released 2 Sailfish.
Saturday, July 18, 2020
The marina was pretty empty today with almost the entire fleet out fishing. Offshore boats had excellent Blackfin Tuna fishing. There were Dolphin in fair numbers and a few Wahoo. Bottom fish were coming in strong with large Grouper, Tilefish and excellent Triggerfish. Inshore boats had great catches of Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish.
Bite Me: Phillip Pace of Nashville, NC released a Sailfish.
Chaser: Caroline Gray of Rodanthe, NC caught a 40lb Grouper.
Carolina Girl: Jason Litman of Chesapeake, VA released a Blue Marlin.
Friday, July 17, 2020
Another great summer day for the anglers. Our fleet was busy today. Inshore anglers got on Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, and Bluefish. One group went bow hunting for Sting Rays. A couple of groups fished nearshore for Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, Bluefish, Vermillion Snappers, and Triggerfish. Nearshore is going out through Hatteras Inlet and fishing within sight of the beach. Offshore anglers experienced a slow troll today but returned with scattered Wahoo and Blackfin Tuna. Bottom fishing included Triggerfish. One Blue Marlin and one Sailfish were released. There are still some openings in July - don't miss out - give us a call at 800-676-4939.
Stephen Barnisky of Shepherdstown, WV: 54 lb. Amberjack on Good Times.
Liam Murphy of Fredericksburg, VA: Barracuda release on Tuna Duck.
Collin Murphy of Fredericksburg, VA: Barracuda release on Tuna Duck.
Andrew Cannon, Sr. of Seaford, DE: Sailfish release on Sea Creature.
Randy Simmons of Powhatan, VA: Blue Marlin release on Predator.
Natalie Simmons of Powhatan, VA: 22 lb. Grouper on Predator.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Inshore anglers had a good day along the beach catching Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. Back in the sound the catches were Speckled Trout and Puppy Drum
Offshore anglers that were bottom fishing had a good day, they caught Triggerfish, Sea Bass, Vermillion Sniper, Blueline Tile, and Gray Tile. The trolling bite catches were kinda slow, King Mackerel, scattered Dolphin and Wahoo.
Caitlyn May of Rocky Mount, NC caught a 6.12oz Speckled Trout on Adventure
William Corn of Sophia, NC caught a 43lb Grouper on Sea Creature
Tyler Lucas of Masury, OH caught a 32lb Grouper on Predator
Sean Ashley of Waterford, VA caught a 6 lb. Speckled Trout on Hook Up.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Lots of boats out fishing today. Inshore boats had really good Speckled Trout, Bluefish, and Red Drum. Offshore boats had a great mixed grill of bottom fish with Amberjack, Triggerfish, Tilefish, Snapper and Grouper. There was also good Wahoo and a few Blackfin Tuna caught. Sailfish were the billfish of the day with Calypso, Bite Me and Hatteras Blue all releasing one.
Chaser: Kelly Johnson of Hatteras, NC caught a 5lb Triggerfish.
Calypso: Dillon Murray of High Point, NC released a Sailfish.
Hatteras Blue: Kyle Berevit of Chambersburg, PA released a Sailfish.
Bite Me: Cole Moyer of Dalmatia, PA released a Sailfish.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
The weather is somewhat overcast today, however, boats did get anglers out to the fish. Inshore charters caught Speckled Trout this morning. This afternoon they got on Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, and Sea Bass. Offshore charters returned with some gaffer Dolphin, Triggerfish, and Sea Bass. One Sailfish was released. The weather was much cooler offshore, so to take respite from the heat head to the Gulf Stream!
Edward Tadajweski of Lebanon, PA: 39 lb. Dolphin on Tuna Duck.