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 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.
Monday, July 13, 2020
Only one boat headed offshore today, they returned with catches of Dolphin, Amberjack, and Sea Bass. Inshore boats fishing along the beach had good catches of Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. Back in the sound there were some Speckled Trout and limits of Clams caught.
Sunday, July 12, 2020
Slower day in Hatteras with only a few boats fishing Offshore. They found excellent catches of Dolphin and Predator released a Blue Marlin. Inshore boats found great catches of Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. Weather was hot and muggy with clear skies and a pretty good breeze.
Predator: Parran Wilkinson of Hollywood, MD released a Blue Marlin.
Saturday, July 11, 2020
A wonderful day to be on Hatteras Island. Carolina blue skies, abundant sunshine, and summer like temperatures made for a great day on the water! Inshore anglers caught a few Speckled Trout and Red Drum this morning. There were also excellent catches of Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel reported. The Billfish bite was hot offshore! Five Blue Marlin and one Sailfish were released. Dolphin and Wahoo catches were good. Bottom fishing was good with Triggerfish, Snapper, and Grouper reported. There is nothing like bringing your own catch to the grill and enjoying the goodness of fresh fish. don't miss out - give us a call at 800-676-4939 and we'll hook you up.
Carolina Girl: Justin Chadwick of Cove City, NC released a Blue Marlin. Justin Varley of New Bern, NC released a Blue Marlin.
Tuna Duck: Danny Jacob Garrison of Fredericksburg, VA: Blue Marlin release.
Bite Me: Adam Miller of Wake, VA: Barracuda release.
Sea Creature: Sailfish release on Sea Creature.
Good Times: April Daniels of Baltimore, MD: 24 lb. Grouper. Zachary Blizzard of Joppa, MD: 51 lb. Amberjack.
Release: Tessia Bayse of Glen Burnie, MD: Blue Marlin release. Daniel Bayse of Glen Burnie, MD: Blue Marlin release.
Friday, July 10, 2020
Fishing was slower today inshore and nearshore for most anglers. Excellent large class Bluefish were caught and some Red Drum were released. Offshore, the Billfish bite was on with two Blue Marlin and two Sailfish released. The Dolphin bite was very good with both gaffers and bailers. A few Wahoo were caught. Bottom fishing for Vermillion Snapper was good today. Please remember that masks are required for everyone's protection where social distancing is not possible. Stay safe!
Victoria Pittman of York, PA: Blue Marlin release on Tuna Duck.
Derek Digh of Cherryville, NC: Blue Marlin release on Calypso.
Shane Parsnow of Concord, NC: Sailfish release on Release.
Aaron Hand of Mooresville, NC: Sailfish release on Predator.
Hannah Walker of Collierville, TN: 44 lb. Wahoo on Carolina Girl.