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!
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
We had a good number of boats head offshore this morning but weather conditions turned bad around noon and most of them headed in. The few that stuck it out had catches of Dolphin and Wahoo. Sea Creature released a Sailfish.
Inshore anglers got a little wet this morning when the rain set in, but most ended up with some good catches of Speckled Trout and Drum.
Drew Weaver of Montclair, NJ caught a 36lb Dolphin on Tuna Duck
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
The boats left the dock this morning and were greeted by a warm sunrise as they got to the fishing grounds. By the time they entered the inlet, red on right returning, they had their limits of Dolphin and a good amount of Wahoo. A couple of Blue Marlin gave chase but Sea Creature was the one to release one. Inshore boats had a good day catching their limits of Speckled Trout with a few Red Drum.
Dale Bates of Morrisville, NC released a Blue Marlin on Sea Creature
Monday, July 26, 2021
A little cloudy this morning turned into sunny skies by the time the boats returned to the dock. A few of the big boats decked some Wahoo and Dolphin, mostly bailers. Good Times released a couple of Blue Marlin. Inshore boats had a good day with Speckled Trout and some keeper Red Drum.
Gregory Fisher of Columbia, PA released a Blue Marlin on Good Times
Twila Waugerman of York Haven, PA released a Blue Marlin on Good Times
Sunday, July 25, 2021
Another beautiful day in paradise. The sun is shining, the skies are Carolina blue and the wind is lagging. Wahoo! the fish are biting. The big boats that went fishing this morning had good catches of Wahoo and Dolphin. Inshore boats had good catches of Red Drum and Speckled Trout.
Saturday, July 24, 2021
All boats headed out to the fishing grounds today. The morning started out nice and got prettier as the day wore on. The big boats decked plenty of Dolphin in the bailer variety and had good catches of Wahoo, a couple of King Mackerel and Barracuda. The inshore boats had a good day with Red Drum, Speckled Trout and some Bluefish.
PJ Stevenson of Fayetteville, WV released a 45" Barracuda on Sundown
Jay Johnson of Bristol, VA caught a 45lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II
Jame Branch of Willow Spring, NC caught a 30lb. King Mackerel on Chaser
Friday, July 23, 2021
Just about all of the boats went in search of on this beautiful July day. The big boats found Wahoo, Dolphin and a few King Mackerel. Hatteras Fever II released a Sailfish. Inshore boats had excellent Speckled Trout fishing this morning and excellent Red Drum fishing this afternoon.
The only thing prettier than the weather today will be the smile on your face after you book a trip with one of our boats and go after the catch of a lifetime. Check out our website or give us a call and book your trip today.
Laura Koblegard of Stuart, FL released a Sailfish on Hatteras Fever II
Thursday, July 22, 2021
For the offshore boats, the Wahoo bite was a little better than yesterday and the Dolphin was very scattered. Inshore boats had another good day for Speckled Trout and some keeper Drum. Along the beach, Spanish Mackerel were caught
Caroline Giles of High Point, NC caught a 41lb Wahoo on Release
Jordan Murray of Carlisle, PA released 2 Red Drum 40" and 41" on Black Pearl
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
A really pretty day to be fishing, even though there may have been a few morning rain showers. The Dolphin bite was a little scattered today but Wahoo fishing seemed to be pretty good. There were also a few bottom fish caught.
Inshore boats continued to fill their parties coolers with Red Drum and Speckled Trout, there were also some Bluefish caught today
Tim Dupree of Waynesboro, VA released a Blue Marlin on Sea Creature
William Parker of Gloucester, VA released a 47" Barracuda on Bite Me
Milly Martin of Gloucester, VA caught a 42lb Wahoo on Bite Me
Brighton Robinson of Elizabeth, WV released a Sailfish on Calypso
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Today was a cooler, calmer day with the front decreasing the humidity and increasing the rain. Most boats went out and returned with Dolphin and Wahoo and a few bottom fish. Inshore boats had a speckled day with some pretty Speckled Trout and some slot size Red Drum. Tomorrow they will be at it again.
Monday, July 19, 2021
The wind was almost calm today with overcast skies and mostly all of the big boats went fishing. They had a couple of released Sailfish and several Wahoo were caught along with a few Blackfin Tuna. Inshore boats had good catching with plenty of pretty Speckled Trout and some not-to-shabby Red Drum. The fishing weather looks good for this week so far. Give us a call and book a trip or call your favorite captain to put yourself in the action.
Jack Noyes of Silver Spring, MD caught a 45lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II
Kendall OBrien released a Sailfish on Tuna Duck
Tony Closson of Clarksburg, WV released a Barracuda on Good Times
Bruce Adams of Zanesville, OH caught a 5lb. Triggerfish on Good Times
Rodney Wingrove of Vincent, OH caught a 5lb. Triggerfish on Good Times
Meade Nelsen of Fairfax, VA released a Sailfish on Sea Creature
Connor Zink of Gravel Switch, KY Caught 44lb. Wahoo on Bite Me
Sunday, July 18, 2021
It was a choppy day offshore today but that didn't stop a lot of our intrepid big boats. They had good catches of Dolphin with bailers and a few gaffers and a couple of Wahoo. Inshore boats had a good day with Red Drum and Speckled Trout. The Drum likes to bite on these breezy days.
Gavin Brinkerhoff of Port Republic, MD released a Blue Marlin on Hatteras Fever II
Saturday, July 17, 2021
It was a quiet but breezy morning. Just about all of the big boats exited the inlet this morning. There was a little more action on the billfish front today. Bottom fishing was good also. Big boats had a good Dolphin day and some Grouper along with B-liners and Snappers and a 60lb. Wahoo on Carolina Girl. Several Marlin were released and a Sailfish. Inshore boats had a good day beating the drum again along with some Speckled Trout.
Braxton Harrup of Capron, VA caught a 60lb. Wahoo on Carolina Girl
Chase Haskins of Lynchburg, VA released a Blue Marlin on Good Times
Quinton Cox of Rustburg, VA caught a 12lb. Tilefish on Good Times
Josh Luffman of Chatham, VA caught a 12lb. Tilefish on Good Times
Spencer Thornton of Ringgold, VA released a Blue Marlin on Good Times
John Richmond of Burlington, NC released a Blue Marlin on Bite Me
Mitchell Caldwell of Clifton Forge, VA released a White Marlin on Sea Creature
Zachary Sorrels of Eagle Rock, VA released a Blue Marlin on Sea Creature
Ray Allen Jr. of Chesterfield, VA caught a 40lb. Dolphin on Native Son
Sam Hayworth of Auburn, AL released a Sailfish on Hatteras Fever II
Friday, July 16, 2021
The wind laid low until the afternoon when it picked up. By the time the boats hit the dock, it was a little choppy. The big boats scrapped out a day with a few Dolphin and some Spanish Mackerel along with some bottom fish like Grouper and B-liners. Calypso released a couple of Sailfish. Inshore boats had a scrappy day with Red Drum keepers and some Speckled Trout.
Adam Mendetta of Gastonia, NC released a Sailfish on Calypso
Darren Hunt of Shelby, NC released a Sailfish on Calypso
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Fishing offshore was a little hard today with all the grass, most of the boats had catches of bottom fish, Tilefish, Triggerfish, B-liners, and Grouper. There were also a few Dolphin and Wahoo caught.
Some of the inshore boats were able to get on some fish today and catch some speckled Trout and keeper Drum but a few of them weren't quite so lucky. But everyone had a great time.
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
All of the big boats headed offshore this morning, it was a beautiful sunny day both inshore and offshore. The trolling bite wasn't that great today, even though there were some Dolphin caught they really had to work for them. The bottom fishing was pretty good with catches of Tilefish, Triggerfish, Grouper, and Black Belly Rose fish. Bite Me released a Blue Marlin and Sailfish.
Inshore boats also had to work hard today for their parties as well. They had catches of Speckled Trout, keeper Drum, some Bluefish, some Flounder were released as well as some BIG Drum
Fingeance- Ronald Garner of Inman, SC released a 45" Red Drum
Hook UP- Chase Tuel of Parkesburg, PA released a 45" Red Drum, Sandra Perkins of Atglen, PA released a 47" Red Drum, Jesse Forrest of Gap, PA released a 50" Red Drum
Bite Me- John Sanders of Kay, TX released a Sailfish, Matt Halpin of Philadelphia, PA released a Blue Marlin
Tuesday, July 13, 2021
It's a pretty day to catch some fish. Mostly all of the boats headed out this morning. Big boats did well with Dolphin, lots of bailers. They also had several citation Tilefish, Triggerfish and released a White Marlin. Inshore boats had their limits of Speckled Trout, Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel. The days are heating up and so is the fishing. Book a trip now or you'll be left at the dock wishing you were fishing.
Ry Levi of Virginia Beach, VA released a White Marlin on Hatteras Fever II
Brittany Devoss of Mechanicsville, VA caught a 10lb. Tilefish on Good Times
James Edward Battle of Richmond, VA caught a 10lb. 4oz. Tilefish on Good Times
Parker Forrest of Midlothian, VA caught a 5lb. 4oz. Triggerfish on Good Times
Ben Nowacki of Powhatan, VA caught a 5lb. 6oz. Triggerfish on Good Times
Jeff Thiem of Moseley, VA caught a 5lb. 6oz. Triggerfish on Good Times
Monday, July 12, 2021
It was a little breezy this morning but not enough to keep a few of the big boats tied to the dock. They had their catches of Dolphin with mostly bailers and a few gaffers. Inshore boats were beating the drum today. That's Red Drum, with mostly keepers and a couple of Speckled Trout. Tomorrow is looking even better with the wind and mostly all boats are looking to go fishing.
Sunday, July 11, 2021
It was a fairly calm early morning but the wind was breezing up when the fish hit the dock. Only a few big boats went out and managed to catch their limits of Dolphin and Red Snapper. Inshore boats had catches of Red Drum and Speckled Trout. We'll see if the wind lets up by tomorrow but one thing is for sure, the sun will rise.
Saturday, July 10, 2021
The big boats were let loose today. Mostly all made the trek to the fishing grounds. They had a good day with the Dolphin, gaffers with a lot of bailers along with some Snappers and a Wahoo. Inshore boats scrapped out a day with Red Drum, some slot size and a citation. Hopefully, the wind will stay calm and the fishing will pick up for tomorrow.
Julia Miller of Elizabeth City, NC released a 50" Red Drum on Hook Up
Friday, July 09, 2021
Offshore boats are still tied to the dock today but inshore boats went out and met the fish. They had a good day with Red Drum in the keeper size along with some Bluefish and some pretty Speckled Trout. We'll have to see what tomorrow brings in the way of wind.
Trent Hood of Forrest City, NC caught a 5lb.2oz Speckled Trout on Fingeance