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!
Friday, October 16, 2020
Started out to be a sunny and very warm day today but turned to showers by this afternoon. Offshore boats dodged some heavy rain and managed to keep on fishing. There were pretty good catches of Dolphin, Wahoo and Blackfin Tuna. Hatteras Blue caught a 30lb. King Mackerel. Inshore boats had Speckled Trout, Bluefish and Puppy Drum. 10 year old Kirsten Milliken showed her charter whose boss, catching the most Tuna of everyone on Carolina Girl. Way to go Kirsten! Call 1-800-676-4939 to book your trip today.
Kirsten Milliken of Broomall, PA caught a 20lb. Blackfin Tuna on Carolina Girl
Leland Nunez of Virginia Beach, VA caught a 20lb. Blackfin Tuna on Bite Me
Peter Warren of Herndon, VA released a Sailfish on Release
Josh Boyce of Herndon, VA caught a 21lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release
Brendan Shapiro of Herndon, VA released a Sailfish on Release
Peter Warren of Herndon, VA caught a 24lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release
Andrew Duggan of Herndon, VA caught a 22lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release
Steven Moring of Chesapeake, VA released a Sailfish on Gambler
Peter Legler of Virginia Beach, VA caught a 23lb. Blackfin Tuna on Hatteras Fever II
Thursday, October 15, 2020
The only thing better than catching fish is catching fish on a perfect day. We had some happy campers today. Inshore boats had good Speckled Trout fishing with limits of Puppy Drum, a few Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel. Our offshore boats had pretty good bailer Dolphin, good Albacore and pretty good Blackfin Tuna catches. A few boats released Sailfish and one had a Blue Marlin.
Jamey Sellew of Athens, GA released a Sailfish on Sea Creature
Jeff Coffman of Belington, WV released a Sailfish on Sea Creature
James Tayman of Mechanicsville, VA released a Blue Marlin on Predator
Karl Lebkicker of Sinking Spring, PA released a Sailfish on Predator
Nick Shears of Franklinville, NJ released a Sailfish on Native Son
Shaun Passalaqua of Deptford, NJ released a Sailfish on Native Son
David Rauschelbach of Woodstock, VA released a Sailfish on Bite Me
Kathy Rauschelbach of Woodstock, VA released a Sailfish on Bite Me
Michael Barnes of Millersville, MD released a Sailfish on Hatteras Fever II
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
A beautifully, sunny day was perfect for catching fish. Inshore boats had lots of Red Drum and Speckled Trout. The offshore boats caught numerous Blackfin Tuna with a few Wahoo, Dolphin and Yellowfin Tuna. Several Sailfish were released also. Fall fishing is some of the best around. Come on out and book a trip with us or give us a call 1-800-676-4939. We'll hook you up.
Gary Sawyer of Fairview, NC released a Sailfish on Sea Creature
Justin Goughnour of Oakland, MD released a Sailfish on Bite Me
Gregory Robinette of Aurora, WV caught a 40lb. Wahoo on Bite Me
Steve Guyton of Wilmington, OH released 2 Sailfish on Hatteras Fever II
Michael Barnes of Millersville, MD caught a 20lb. Blackfin Tuna on Hatteras Fever II
Don MacNeil of Ashburn, VA released a Sailfish on Calypso
Donnie MacNeil of Ashburn, VA caught a 25lb.2oz Blackfin Tuna on Calypso
Michael Barnes of Millersville, MD caught a 25lb. Blackfin Tuna on Hatteras Fever II
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
A beautiful Fall day on the water - calm winds and sunshine. Fishing continues to be good for all anglers. Inshore charters got on Puppy Drum all day long. They also caught some Bluefish this afternoon. The Blackfin Tuna bite was off the hook today. Wahoo fishing was good. A few Dolphin and King Mackerel made it into the fish box. Bottom fishing produced Triggerfish, Sea Bass, and Snapper. Two Sailfish were released. There is still time left for Fall fishing - give us a call at 800-676-4939 to book a trip.
Kirsten Milliken of Broomall, PA: 20 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Carolina Girl.
Jordan Flora of Logansport, IN: Sailfish release on Hatteras Fever II.
Stefan Cottrell of Laura OH: 20 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Hatteras Fever II.
Weston Peters of Arcanum, OH: 30 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Hatteras Fever II.
John Roney of Charlotte, NC: 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Bite Me.
Jim Pinkham of Mooresville, NC: 24 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Bite Me.
Eugene Doss of Sanford, NC: 44lb. Wahoo and 23 lb Blackfin Tuna on Bite Me.
Bryan McBryde of Whispering Pines, NC: 22 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Bite Me.
Guy Doss of Sanford, NC: Sailfish release and 31 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Bite Me.
Robert Cottrell of Arcanum, OH: 20 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Hatteras Fever II.
Natalie McKinney of Dayton, TN: 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Calypso.
Aubrey McKinney of Dayton, OH: 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Calypso.
Michaela Smith of Lusby, MD: 22 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Calypso.
Robert Oszajca of Port Republic, MD: 43 lb. Wahoo on Calypso.
Tyler Nelson of Falls Church, VA: 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Tuna Duck.
Natalie Carroll of Shenandoah, VA: 20 lb., 26 lb. and 29 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Tuna Duck.
Michael Difrancesco of Williamstown, NJ: 31 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Hatteras Blue.
Monday, October 12, 2020
It turned out to be a beautiful day today but rough seas kept the offshore boats tied to the dock. The inshore boats were in the meat. They caught their limits of excellent Red Drum, Speckled Trout and off the charts with limits of Bluefish.
Sunday, October 11, 2020
Overcast skies today with brief periods of rain. Offshore anglers had a cool day and hot fishing with excellent catches of Blackfin Tuna, a few Wahoo and some Dolphin were mixed in. Calypso released a Sailfish. Inshore boats were finding great catches of Speckled Trout with a few Bluefish mixed in.
Calypso: Richard Phillips of Newland, NC released a Sailfish. Rodrigo Nunoz of Newland, NC caught a 41lb Wahoo.
Tuna Duck: Tyler Hopkins of Sandy Hook, VA caught a 24lb Blackfin Tuna. Justin Woodward of Mineral, VA caught a 22lb Blackfin Tuna.
Saturday, October 10, 2020
A busy day on the water! Our entire offshore fleet ventured out to the Gulf Stream today and the fish did not disappoint. The Blackfin Tuna bite was real good. A few Yellowfin Tuna were located. The Dolphin and Wahoo bite was scattered. Some King Mackerel were caught as well. One Sailfish was released. Inshore anglers had a great day with Puppy Drum and Speckled Trout this morning and afternoon. There will be some good eating tonight!
Michael Jenkins of New Kent, VA: Sailfish release on Hatteras Fever II.
Francis Lacey of Avenue, MD: 46 lb. Wahoo on Predator.
Felipe Rodriguez of Roanoke Rapids, NC: 25 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Native Son.
Robert Fegan of Lebanon, NH: 41 lb. Wahoo on Bite Me.
Tiphany Nickens of Moyock, NC: 27 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Carolina Girl.
Jamin Bachev of Wayne, NJ: 25 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Calypso.
Friday, October 09, 2020
A mostly cloudy day didn't dampen the action today. Offshore boats had good catches of Blackfin Tuna and Wahoo with a few Dolphin and Yellowfin. A couple of Sailfish were released by Carolina Girl and Release. Bottom fishing was good with Triggerfish and Snappers being snapped up. Inshore boats had good Red Drum fishing along with a few Speckled Trout, Bluefish, Ribbonfish and Spanish Mackerel.
Alfred Gabel of Middleburg, PA caught a 24 lb. Blackfin on Good Times
Craig Gabel of Middleburg, PA caught a 22lb. Blackfin on Good Times
Christian Oberholser of Coatesville, PA caught a 22lb. Blackfin on Good Times
Phillip Pfisterer of Maywood, NJ released a Sailfish on Release
Janie Pavlish of Powhatan, VA released a Sailfish on Carolina Girl
Thursday, October 08, 2020
A gorgeous fall day was made even better with the catching of Red Drum, Bluefish, Speckled Trout and a few Spanish Mackerel
from our inshore boats. A few of our offshore boats had good Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo and plenty of Dolphin.
Corey Booker, Durham, NC released a Sailfish on Sea Creature
Matthew Freeman,Clover, SC caught a 27lb. 34" Blackfin Tuna on Release
Chris Flynn, Charlotte, NC released a Sailfish on Bite Me
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Several boats out fishing today Offshore and Inshore. Excellent weather with a cool start that warmed right up with light winds. Our Inshore boats had excellent Red Drum, Speckled Trout, and Bluefish. Offshore boats had an excellent Blackfin Tuna catch some boats had limits of bailer Dolphin and a few Wahoo in the mix.
Bite Me: Ivor Van Heerden of Reedville, VA released a Sailfish. Allyson Bryant of Raleigh, NC caught a 31lb Blackfin Tuna.
Sea Creature: William Adler of Bay Village, OH caught a 48lb Wahoo.
Tuna Duck: Kevin Concepcion of Fredericksburg, VA caught a 20lb Blackfin Tuna. Lew Roach of Alexandria, VA released a White Marlin.
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
Inshore charters fished the Pamlico sound for limits of Red Drum this morning. They also got on some Speckled Trout and Bluefish. The afternoon charters experienced the same along with Ribbonfish and Oceanic Pufferfish. They reported beautiful Fall temperatures along with plenty of sunshine. Offshore charters finally got out after several blow days. They reported an excellent Dolphin bite (bailers) along with good Wahoo and Blackfin Tuna bites. A few Yellowfin Tuna made it into the fish box. One Blue Marlin was released. Sounds like a great way to fill any empty freezer space for the upcoming holidays!
Peter Newcomb of Summit, NJ: Blue Marlin release on Good Times.
Benjamin Arn of Madison, AL: 23 lb. and 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Sea Creature.
Samantha Arn of Madison, AL: 26 lb. and 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Sea Creature.
Ashlin Brooks of Perkasie, PA: 24 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Calypso.
Amanda Brooks of Perkasie, PA: 22 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Calypso.
Cameron Jackson of Germanton, NC: 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Predator.
Mandy Wurdeman of Germanton, NC: 20 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Predator.
Shane Meekan of Gloucester, VA: Sailfish release and 22 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Tuna Duck.
Aaron Worrell of Roanoke, VA: 22 lb. and 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release.
Monday, October 05, 2020
A couple boats headed offshore today, they returned with good catches of Blackfin Tuna and a few Wahoo. Sea Creature released a Sailfish
Inshore anglers continue to experience great catches of Red Drum and Speckled Trout. Another good fish starting to show up in good numbers is Ribbon Fish. We hear they are pretty good eating.
Sunday, October 04, 2020
It was a rainy overcast day in Hatteras. It kept all the boats at the dock. We hope for improvement in the next few days so stay tuned!
Saturday, October 03, 2020
Big seas kept all offshore charters onshore today. Inshore charters went out to another great day of Red Drum fishing in the Pamlico Sound. Hopefully the weather will let up and we can get out soon!
Friday, October 02, 2020
Gusty NE winds kept all but three offshore boats at the dock today. They reported big seas, good Blackfin Tuna, and a few Dolphin. They returned from the Gulf Stream early. The Red Drum bite continues to be super hot for inshore anglers, both keepers and releases. They were biting the hook as soon as it hit the water - all day! The wind is supposed to blow throughout Sunday - stay safe!
Cecil Carver of Schuyler, VA: 20 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Tuna Duck.
Thursday, October 01, 2020
What a difference a day makes, it was a very nice day to be out on the water. Offshore anglers experienced a great day catching Blackfin Tuna and Dolphin. Inshore anglers also had a great day catching Speckled Trout and keeper Drum. Along the beach, there were good numbers of Ribbonfish and a few Spanish Mackerel caught.
Predator-James Gieszelmann of Cary, NC caught a 24lb Blackfin, Jerome Magolan III of Durham, NC caught a 21lb Blackfin, Michael Crean of Raleigh, NC caught a 23lb Blackfin, Donald Crean of Pittsburgh, PA caught a 21lb Blackfin
Tuna Duck- DeAndre of Spring, TX caught a 22lb Blackfin, Rafael Iglesias of Spring, TX caught a 24lb Blackfin, Lorena Iglesias of Spring, TX caught a 20lb Blackfin
Carolina Girl- Lee Lapp of Adamsville, OH caught a 21lb Blackfin, Jeff Church of New Concord, OH caught a 22lb Blackfin
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
It was a beautiful Carolina blue sky day today but a crisp NNW wind kept the offshore boats tied to the dock. A couple of inshore boats had excellent Red Drum fishing. Fall fishing is heating up so why not come out and take advantage of the beautiful weather while we have it. Give us a call at 1-800-676-4939 and book a charter today.
Michael Martin of Lakeville, OH Released 46" Red Drum on Fingeance
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
The day began overcast and ended up with brilliant sunshine. Many good memories made on the water today. Inshore anglers got on keeper Red Drum and good catches of Speckled Trout. They found and caught some Ribbonfish as well. Offshore charters experienced an excellent Blackfin Tuna bite today - sushi tonight! Fall is a great time to stock your freezer for the upcoming holidays. Give us a call at 800-676-4939 and we'll hook you up!
John Dodson of Atlanta, GA: 22 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Carolina Girl.
William Dodrill of Prescott Valley, AZ: 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Carolina Girl.
Jack Vandell of Scottsdale, AZ: 20 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Carolina Girl.
Sara Dodrill of Scottsdale, AZ: 23 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Carolina Girl.
Jesse Eaton of Winchester, VA: 20 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Predator.
Roland Keeler of Inwood, WV: 20 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Predator.
James Coumes of Berryville, VA: 22 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Predator.
Benjamin Rogers of Stephens City, VA: 23 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Predator.
Mason Eaton of Winchester, VA: 25 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Predator.
Allen Jackson of Raleigh, NC: 24 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release.
John Haddock of Davidson, NC: 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release.
John Goding of Bangor, ME: 22 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release.
Brian Carlson of Davidson, NC: 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release.
Raelin Morris of Frisco, NC: 20 lb. Blackfin tuna on Chaser.
Monday, September 28, 2020
A good number of boats headed offshore this morning, they returned with really good catches of Blackfin Tuna and some nice Wahoo. There were a few Dolphin caught as well.
Inshore anglers had a great time catching limits of Speckled Trout and Puppy Drum. There was also a good number of Bluefish caught
Carolina Girl- Christopher Haselhorst of Jacksonville, NC caught a 24 and 28lb Blackfin Tuna, David Markey of Richlands, NC caught a 25lb Blackfin Tuna, Peter Licavoli of Jacksonville, NC caught a 27lb Blackfin Tuna, Hayden Vance of Jacksonville, NC caught a 26 and 29lb Blackfin Tuna
Gambler- Kevin Rogan of Saylorsburg, PA caught a 22lb Blackfin Tuna
Hatteras Fever II- William Belz of Newtown, PA caught a 20 and 21lb Blackfin Tuna
Sunday, September 27, 2020
The majority of the fleet was out fishing Offshore today. The boats had a foggy start to the day but rolled out into great weather with calm seas. They had good catches of Wahoo and Mahi with some Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna mixed in. There were also Tilefish and Triggerfish being caught bottom fishing. Some Sailfish were released from the Hatteras fleet as well. Inshore boats were catching excellent Speckled Trout and all the Red Drum you wanted to reel in with a few Flounder in the mix.
Good Times: James King of Sedley, VA released a Sailfish. Michael Hudgins of Grimstead, VA caught a 50lb Amberjack and a 5lb Triggerfish. Chip Hall of Colonial Heights, VA caught a 6lb Triggerfish.
Calypso: Rick Bowen of Bladenboro, NC caught a 26lb Blackfin Tuna. Jason Lindquist of Brandon, SD caught a 21lb Blackfin Tuna.
Carolina Girl: John Power of Horntown, VA caught a 55lb Amberjack. Walter Dashiell of Salisbury, MD caught a 53lb Amberjack.