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!
Sunday, July 28, 2019
Weather was cooler with a light breeze today. Lots of boats fishing both Inshore and Offshore. Inshore boats found good Spanish Mackerel and Speckled Trout. Offshore boats had excellent catches of bailer Dolphin with a few gaffer size and citations. There were also a few Wahoo excellent Snapper and some Grouper on the docks.
Release: Zachary Barack of Gloucester, VA caught a 38lb Dolphin.
Sea Creature: Luke Worley of Prince George, VA caught a 35lb Dolphin. Savannah Worley of Prince George, VA caught a 34lb Grouper.
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Offshore charters finally managed to get out to the Gulf Stream today - Yeah!! The Dolphin bite was fair to good - anglers got on some schools of bailers. The Wahoo bite was scattered, along with a scattered King Mackerel bite. Bottom fishing was good with Vermillion Snapper, Triggerfish, and Amberjack. Two Sailfish were released. Nearshore charters experienced good Spanish Mackerel fishing. It was tough going for the inshore charters today - Speckled Trout and Bluefish. In Hatteras for the week - take advantage of the good weather and go fishing!
Annie Ivelja of Candiac, Quebec, Canada: Sailfish release on Hatteras Fever II.
Raymond Kirkpatrick of Purcellville, VA: Sailfish release on Calypso.
Kevin Roth of Goldsboro, GA: 36 lb. Dolphin on Release.
Ken Onorato of Virginia Beach, VA: Barracuda release on Carolina Girl.
Friday, July 26, 2019
Once again, strong winds made for very rough seas yesterday and it was still too rough to head offshore today. Maybe tomorrow?! Some went fishing nearshore for Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. Inshore charters went out for Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, and Bluefish. Our entire fleet is booked for tomorrow - let's hope that the weather cooperates!
Thursday, July 25, 2019
A strong SW wind kept all offshore charters at the dock this morning. A few boats took their parties fishing nearshore and got on a good Spanish Mackerel bite. Inshore charters braved some choppy waves to go out on the Pamlico Sound. They experienced good Bluefish catches this morning and afternoon and got on some Speckled Trout this afternoon.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Charters were finally able to get to the fishing grounds inshore, nearshore, and offshore. Anglers who fished inshore experienced a really good Speckled Trout bite. The Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel were biting today as well. Nearshore charters fished along the beach for Spanish Mackerel. Despite the wind and rain early this morning, offshore charters made a run for the Gulf Stream. Fishing was a bit scrappy however they got on scattered Dolphin, Wahoo, and King Mackerel. Bottom fish included Grouper and Tilefish. Three Sailfish were released. It was a pretty sight - seeing all the boats out again, let's hope that the fishing improves! Don't let July end without booking a family fun fishing adventure - give us a call at 800-676-4939.
Cannon Piradour of Richmond, VA: Sailfish release on Bite Me.
Brendan O'Brien Of Ashburn, VA: Sailfish release on Hatteras Fever II.
Kendell O'Brien of Arlington, VA: 41 lb. Wahoo on Native Son.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Offshore boats at the dock with heavy wind and some rain. Some Inshore boats had good catches of Speckled Trout and Bluefish with a few Spanish Mackerel.
Sunday, July 21, 2019
The wind was too much for Offshore but a few Inshore boats headed out and had excellent catches of Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel with some Speckled Trout.
Saturday, July 20, 2019
The wind did lay somewhat during the night, although there is still a strong SW influence. Our inshore fleet fished this morning and afternoon. They returned with a few Spanish Mackerel. The Bluefish were biting today, some smalls along with some nice "big ones" as well. There was a lot of Shark action again today! Several offshore boats fished the Gulf Stream and reported a good Wahoo bite, especially for July. A few Dolphin and Blackfin Tuna helped to fill the box. A couple of King Mackerel were caught. July is passing through our hands - don't let it slip by without fishing! Give us a call at 800-676-4939 and we'll hook you up.
Friday, July 19, 2019
No offshore boats fished today due to strong SW winds. Inshore boats went out in the Pamlico Sound this morning and returned with Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and Clams. Sharks were quite active again today and they put up a good fight for the anglers. Tomorrow may very well be another blow day as the winds are not forecast to subside.
Aaron Olmeda of Pt. Pleasant, NJ: Shark release on Hook Up.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Winds from the Southwest kept all but two offshore boats at the dock today. Fishing wasn't great however, several Wahoo and Dolphin made the day for the charters. Hatteras Fever released a Sailfish. A couple of boats fished nearshore and brought in catches of Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and Seatrout. Sharks provided a lot of action for the anglers! Inshore boats went out after Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and Speckled Trout. Some small Puppy Drum were released. It is supposed to blow for the next several days so keep in touch to find out the latest news. If interested in going fishing after the blow - give us a call at 800-676-4939.
Travis Baker of Grottoes, VA: Sailfish release on Hatteras Fever.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Our inshore, offshore, and nearshore charters kept our fleet busy today. Inshore charters experienced good Speckled Trout and Bluefish catches. Black-Tip Sharks were in abundance today and provided some extra excitement for the anglers. Nearshore charters reported fair Spanish Mackerel fishing. With the heat index above 100° anglers enjoyed being on and/or in the Pamlico Sound. Offshore charters headed out to the Gulf Stream early this morning. Some returned with limits of bailer Dolphin, otherwise, gaffers made a fair showing. The Wahoo bite was fair and there were some scattered Blackfin Tuna. A few King Mackerel were caught as well. Don't miss out on the Summer fun, book the charter of your choice by calling 800-676-4939.
Gunner Monres of King George, VA: 6 lb. Spanish Mackerel on Predator.
Nathan Poenlman of Fuquay-Varina, NC: 47 lb. King Mackerel on Bite Me.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Inshore boats had limits of Speckled Trout and excellent Spanish Mackerel. Offshore boats had excellent Dolphin, fair Wahoo and some Tilefish. Bite Me released a Sailfish.
Bite Me: Patrick Wicks of Jenkintown, PA released a Sailfish.
Sundown: Bill Bonniville of Columbia, SC released a Barracuda. Will Bonniville of Columbia, SC caught a 46lb Wahoo.
Hook Up: Chase Massey of Amsont, CT released an 80" Shark. Matthew Tarallo of Amston, CT released an 80" Shark.
Monday, July 15, 2019
A few boats had good catches of Dolphin Offshore on another scorcher day in Hatteras. While the rest of the fleet didn't have huge catches they did have a great variety with Triggerfish, Tilefish, Blackfin Tuna, Snapper, and Wahoo. Gambler released a Sailfish and a Blue Marlin. Inshore boats had good Bluefish some Spanish Mackerel and keeper Flounder. A few Red Drum were caught.
Gambler: John Hoggett of Brownsville, PA released a Sailfish. Matthew Marsiglia of Grindstone, PA released a Blue Marlin.
Tradition: Tiffany Stickley of Staunton, VA released a Red Drum.
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Hot days in Hatteras! Weather has been clear and calm with high temps. Offshore boats had good Dolphin and Tilefish with a few Wahoo and Grouper mixed in.. Nearshore boats were catching Sea Bass and Snapper. Inshore boats were catching Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel with Red Drum being released.
Big Eye: Bruce Studley of New Franklin, MO released a Red Drum.
Good Times: Jack Hubbs of Ivor, VA caught a 40lb Dolphin.
Carolina Girl: Henry Lynch of Knotts Island, NC caught a 34lb Grouper.
Saturday, July 13, 2019
There was still a strong SW wind this morning, however, several offshore boats made it out to the fishing grounds. Fishing was scrappy - some Dolphin, a few Wahoo, and a few Blackfin Tuna. Bottom fishing brought up Grouper and Vermillion Snapper. Two Sailfish were released by lucky anglers! Congratulations to Joe (son of Capt. Jay/Bite Me) for winning the Jr. Angler's Division in the Hatteras Grand Slam Tournament! Inshore charters got out today - some went clamming, others got on a good Bluefish bite and a good Speckled Trout bite. Some Spanish Mackerel and a few keeper Flounder were caught. The wind should fall out for a beautiful day to go fishing tomorrow. Looking for fun family fishing excursion - give us a call at 800-676-4939 and we'll be glad to hook you up!
Joe Kavanagh of Frisco, NC: Sailfish release on Bite Me.
Chad Athey of Dewitt, VA: 28 lb. Grouper on Predator.
Milton Harver of Ford, VA: Sailfish release on Predator.
Friday, July 12, 2019
Stormy conditions early this morning kept all boats at the dock, except one who braved the wind this afternoon and fished inshore for Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. SW winds continue to blow so tomorrow is questionable. Don't let Summer pass you by - give us a call at 800-676-4939 to book the charter of your choice.
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Today provided another opportunity to get in some great fishing! Inshore anglers enjoyed catching Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and even a keeper Flounder. One boat fished near shore this morning and caught Spanish Mackerel - it was a family group and they returned to the dock quite pleased. Our offshore fleet brought in limits of Dolphin along with a scattered Wahoo bite. Bottom fish included Grouper, Tilefish, Triggerfish, and Black Sea Bass. What a smorgasbord for the grill tonight! Two Sailfish were released as well. It is supposed to blow from the SW tomorrow and we'll have to wait and see if they can get out. Check out the latest results for the Hatteras Grand Slam Tournament on their website.
Drew Schwanburger of Westerville, OH: Sailfish release on Reliance.
Terry Carrison of Marshall, NC: 25 lb. Grouper on Good Times.
John Rufty, Jr. of Hickory, NC: Sailfish release on Native Son.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Almost all of our offshore fleet were booked today. There were some stormy conditions this morning but they soon dissipated. The Dolphin bite was on again today with some nice quality fish being caught. They were able to get on a fair Blackfin Tuna bite for some nice variety and scattered Wahoo helped to complete the catch. Two Sailfish were released. We need 1 person for a Make up charter for tomorrow. Give us a call at 800-676-4939 or just come to the Marina to watch the catch come in!
William Hall of Bristol, TN: Sailfish release on Predator.
Jacob Hall of Bristol, TN: Sailfish release on Predator.
Paul Poston of Rock Hill, SC: 46" Barracuda release on Sundown.
Rick Clark of Greenwich, CT: 41 lb. Wahoo on Carolina Girl.
Anna Clark of Greenwich, CT: Barracuda release on Carolina Girl.
Cody Hager of Ravenna, OH: 50 lb. Grouper on Good Times.
Tyler Purdy of Pownal, VT: 54 lb. Wahoo on Calypso.
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Several boats out fishing Offshore today. They had limits of bailer size Dolphin/Mahi-Mahi with some gaffers in the mix. Wahoo were in good numbers as well with a scattered Blackfin Tuna and King Mackerel. Calypso and Native Son both had Sailfish. Inshore boats found good numbers of Speckled Trout and Bluefish.
Native Son: Scot McCorstin of Kingston, OK caught a 43lb Sailfish.
Calypso: Brian Slife of Avon, OH released a Sailfish.
Monday, July 08, 2019
A front moved through producing heavy rain and lightning. Offshore boats stayed at the docks and a few Inshore boats ventured out after the weather cleared. They found a few Bluefish in calm seas.