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, April 23, 2021
A little bumpy this morning for the offshore boats, but was pretty this afternoon. A variety of fish were caught for sport and the table. They consisted of good numbers of bottom fish, few blackfin, yellowfin tuna, dolphin, wahoo and some king mackerel. Yum!Yum!
What a nice day to be inshore reeling in the big red drum. One Captain said it was epic.
Black Pearl: Joshua Mertz of Nazareth, PA released 8 red drum
Charlie Bois of Nantucket, MA released 2 red drum
Sarah Bois of Nantucket, MA released 1 red drum
Carl Bois of Nantucket, MA released a red drum
Adventure: Kimberly Ammons of Aylett, Va released 3 red drum
Sandra Elliott of Chesterfield, Va released 3 red drum
Charles Ammons of Aylett, Va released 3 red drum
Steve Berkley of Meherrin, Va released 3 red drum
Good Times: Civde Glenn of Church Rd, Va caught a 22lb blackfin tuna
Carolina Girl: Henry Rawls of Powhatan, VA caught a 34lb blackfin tuna
James Stage of Midlothian, VA caught a 31lb blackfin tuna
Hook Up: Jamison Smith of Topping, VA released 7 red drum
Karl Bassett of Easton, MD released 7 red drum
Andrew Hooper of Locust Hill, VA released 7 red drum
Jeremy Hooper of Saluda, VA released 7 red drum
John Nein of West Point, VA released 7 red drum
Joseph Crump of West Point, VA released 7 red drum
Release: Mark Komraus of Monaca, PA caught a 46lb wahoo
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
A few big boats ventured offshore today and caught their share of Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo and Dolphin. Inshore boats were on the Red Drum for another day.
Larry Parks of Warrenton, VA caught a 46 lb. Wahoo on Carolina Girl
Allen Gingerich of Ft. Valley, VA caught a 23 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release
Kai Gingerich of Edinburg, VA caught a 21lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release
Luke Gingerich of Woodstock, VA caught a 24 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release
Harold Porter of Danville, VA caught a 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release
Dave Sarnoski of Lancaster, MA caught a 31 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Hatteras Fever II
Chip Wilson of Lunenburg, MA caught a 42 lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Scrappy fishing for the big boats today. They had scattered Yellowfin Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo and Dolphin. Inshore boats had their share of Red Drum again today. Hatteras Fever II caught a Bluefin Tuna.
Chris Critics of Collbran, CO caught a 67 lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II
David Limble of Cortez, CO caught a 71" Bluefin Tuna on Hatteras Fever II
Henry Gensheimer of Marshfield, MA caught a 91.5 lb. Wahoo on Predator
Monday, April 19, 2021
Nice thundershowers this afternoon let the sun shine as the big boats unloaded their catch. King Mackerel, Dolphin, Wahoo and the Tunas, Yellowfin and Blackfin hit the dock. Tuna Duck released the first Blue Marlin of the season. Black Pearl got on the Red Drum again this morning.
Danny Wilcox of Banner Elk, NC released a 107" Blue Marlin
Sunday, April 18, 2021
Warmer temps and a mostly cloudy sky saw most of the boats going out today. Offshore had some Dolphin, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna and Blackfin Tuna. Inshore boats were on the Red Drum action again today.
Paul Heisig of York, SC released a 46" Red Drum on Adventure
Ross Pusaterl of Louisville, OH released 2 46" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Joseph Pusaterl of Orrville, OH released a 45" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Dominic Pusaterl of Louisville, OH released a 45" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Mary Joyner of Hatteras, NC released 2 49" Red Drum on Sound Bound
Rom Whitaker of Hatteras, NC released 2 47" Red Drum on Sound Bound
Jason Hanna of Doylestown, PA caught a 25.4 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Calypso
Adam Bash of Doylestown, PA caught a 22.6 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Calypso
Dunford Okoth of Raleigh, NC caught a 21lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release
Clyde Owino of Durham, NC caught a 22 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release
Donie Lang of Garner, NC caught a 27 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release
Gerald Okoth caught a 29 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release
Joshua Meadows of Church Road, VA caught a 20.3 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Gambler
Luci New of Concord, NC caught a 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Predator
Maggy Linka of Greensboro, NC caught a 20 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Predator
John Wassel of Concord, NC caught a 21.6 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Predator
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Chilly conditions today didn't slow the fishing down. Offshore boats had pretty good Yellowfin catches along with a few Blackfin Tuna, some Dolphin, a few Wahoo and a few King Mackerel. Inshore boats were on the Red Drum again.
Jason Strength of Signal Mountain, TN caught a 41lb. Wahoo on Tuna Duck
Jonathan Inglett of Stafford, VA caught a 22.4lb. Blackfin Tuna on Calypso
Friday, April 16, 2021
It turned out to be a beautiful day on the water today. Offshore boats headed out in some chop this morning but the wind backed off and the seas calmed down. They caught a couple of Dolphin, some Wahoo and scattered Yellowfin Tuna. Inshore boats had citation Red Drum again today.
Daniel Gray of Chesapeake, VA released a 46" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Deiv Van Sickle of Lexington, NC released a 47" Red Drum on Adventure
Kent Cook of Newton, NC released a 46" and a 48" Red Drum on Adventure
Owen Van Sickle of Hickory, NC released a 44" Red Drum on Adventure
Andrew Van Sickle of Hickory, NC released a 48" Red Drum on Hook Up
Craig Carter of Fairview, NC released a 45" Red Drum on Hook Up
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Another blustery day on the water but not breezy enough for the inshore boats. It was excellent Red Drum fishing for them today. Tightline and Black Pearl were on them again.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
The wind let up for today and the boats took advantage of it. The offshore boats had good catches of Yellowfin Tuna with a few Wahoo and Dolphin being caught. They also had a few Blackfin Tuna and a lot of Albacore. Inshore boats were on the Puppy Drum again and some citation Red Drum. Red Drum is a fine-eating fish, especially when it's Hatteras Style Stewed Drum.
Clay Gingrich of Hollidaysburg, PA released a 48" and a 49" Red Drum on Adventure
Kevin Clark released a 48" Red Drum on Adventure
Brian Luna of Williamsburg, VA caught a 45lb. Wahoo on Chaser
Monday, April 12, 2021
It's been a breezy last couple of days. Inshore boats were the only ones to go out today. Black Pearl and Tightline got on the Puppy Drum and caught some pretty puppies.
Saturday, April 10, 2021
Another stellar day of fishing. Despite spotty fishing and breezy conditions, the boats caught some of everything again. A few Dolphin, a couple of King Mackerel, some Wahoo, good catches of Yellowfin Tuna, Amberjacks, Barracudas, Bluefin Tuna, some Albacore, good Blackfin Tuna and some bottom fish to round off the list.
Jerry Langley and Christopher Sherman of Mechanicsville, MD each had a 70" Bluefin Tuna on Predator
Jenna O'Hop of Woodbridge, VA caught a 42lb. Wahoo and Kaden Keele of Woodbridge, VA caught a 70lb. Wahoo on Tuna Duck
Friday, April 09, 2021
Another beauty day as the boats headed out. They had pretty good catches of Dolphin, Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna and Yellowfin Tuna. The inshore boats had the best Red Drum fishing day they've ever seen. The days are getting longer and the fish are getting thicker. Give us a call to book a trip and if you're on the island, come on in to check out our marina store. We have new merchandise coming in all the time. You might find something you can't live without.
Renee Wood of Lynchburg, VA caught a 47lb. Wahoo on Calypso
Kil Song of Hatteras, NC released a 46" Red Drum
Danielle Stenz of Odenton, MD released a 45" Red Drum
William Barkley of Hatteras, NC released a 45" Red Drum
Bosco Scrobble of Hatteras, NC released a 45" Red Drum
Thursday, April 08, 2021
What a beautiful day to be fishing, either inshore or offshore. Inshore boats head out this morning looking for Red Drum and they found them. Offshore boats had catches of Yellow and Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo and a few King Mackerel.
Sound Bound-John, Gavin and Darlene Kowalski of Harvey Cedars, NJ all released a 45" Drum
Adventure- Andrew Brown of Dallas, Ga released a 50" and 45" Drum
Dale Watson of Cartersville, GA released a 47" Drum
Richard Limaroo of Atlanta, GA released a 48" and 46" Drum
Thatcher Beck of Palmyra, GA released a 45" Drum
Brady Holwig of Palmyra, GA caught a 15.08lb Sheepshead
Calypso- Joseph Khoury of Wilmington, NC caught a 40lb wahoo
Tom Favor of Wilmington, NC caught a 48lb Wahoo
Tuna Duck Gregory Brigman of Florence, SC caught a 79.08lb Wahoo
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
The days are heating up and so is the fishing. We had several boats go out today both inshore and offshore. They caught some of just about everything. There were good catches of Yellowfin Tuna with some limits caught. They had King Mackerel, Albacore, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo and some scattered Dolphin. Inshore boats had several citation Red Drum released.
Isador Dupuis of Cambridge, NY released a 46" Red Drum
Jack Revere of Frisco, NC released a 46" Red Drum
John Rudisill of Bessemer City, NC released a 47" and a 45" Red Drum
Vikki Sowell of Dallas, NC released a 46" Red Drum
Allison Gibson of Bessemer City, NC released a 50" and 2 47" Red Drum
Adam Bumgarner of Monument, CO released a 45" and a 43" Red Drum
Neal Smith of Davidson, NC released a 46" Red Drum
Jimmy Bumgarner of Monument, CO released a 44" and a 43" Red Drum
Michelle Bumgarner released a 46" Red Drum
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
Offshore boats remained at the dock while the inshore boats were able to head out in search of fishing adventures. Their parties weren't disappointed and will have stories to tell about the BIG Red Drum that they were able to catch and release.
Black Pearl- Joseph Cullings of Boonville, NY released 3 Red Drum, 44", 42" and 50", Joshua Cullings of West Leyden, NY released 2 Red Drum 45" and 46", Jeremy DeVoe of Boonville, NY released 2 Red Drum both were 45"
Hook Up- Sanders Lewis of Charlotte, NC released 5 Red Drum all were around 45", William Lewis of Charlotte, NC released a 50"Black Drum and 5 Red Drum all were around 45"
Monday, April 05, 2021
The wind was a little breezy this morning but fell out by this afternoon. The Release was at it again on this very sunny day. He came in with Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo and Dolphinfish.
Sunday, April 04, 2021
Happy Easter to everyone. The Release went fishing today and caught 4 Wahoos and a couple of Yellowfin Tuna. It was a beautifully sunny day and good weather for fishing. The coming week is looking fishy so book your trip today.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
It was a very warm spring-like day today. The Release went offshore and had plenty of Yellowfin Tuna and a Wahoo. Our inshore boats did pretty well with Red Drum also. We have some citations today from the inshore boats. It's heating up in the sound, give us a call at 252-986-2166 to book your trip and make some memories.
Joseph Secor-Taddia of Hollywood, FL released a 45" Red Drum on Hook Up
Chase Huckestein of Philadelphia, PA released a 45" Red Drum on Hook Up
Pat Sluck of Farmington Hills, MI released a 45" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Sean Murphy of Westland, MI released a 42" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Monday, March 29, 2021
A sunny spring day and our inshore boat Black Pearl ventured out after Puppy Drum. He was successful. If you're looking for something special to remember your trip, stop by our marina store and check out all of the new items we are getting in every day.
Sunday, March 28, 2021
The wind blew the fog away this morning and the sun came out. Black Pearl and Tightline went fishing and both had a good day with Puppy Drum. What a difference a day makes. Businesses are opening for the season in the villages and the weather is shaping up to make a great spring and summer. We are getting new items in at our marina store every day so come on in and check us out.