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, October 15, 2023
The Offshore fleet stayed home today but a few of the Inshore boats were able to fish. The wind just made the Red Drum bite. They also did well with catching Bluefish.
This week looks like it might be a good week with the weather.
Saturday, October 14, 2023
One boat ventured out to the fishing grounds this morning. It started out smooth until the SE wind started up and the seas built up. Release did catch a few King Mackerel and a Wahoo. There were also some bottom fish caught. The Inshore boats that went, caught Bluefish and a couple of Speckled Trout.
Tomorrow doesn't look like it will be fishable for the big boats. We will have to see what the sunrise brings.
Friday, October 13, 2023
Fishing was a little scrappy today on the blue water. The Offshore boats did manage to get onto a few Wahoo and Blackfin Tuna and a couple of King Mackerel. Tuna Duck released a Sailfish. The Inshore boats had another day of Bluefish, Red Drum and Speckled Trout.
Scott Correll of Salisbury, NC released a Sailfish on Tuna Duck
Robert Young of Zebulon, NC caught a 40lb. Wahoo on Native Son
Stephen Booker of Knightdale, NC caught a 40lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II
Thursday, October 12, 2023
A few of the OffShore fleet made it out today catching Wahoo, and King Mackerel.
Inshore catching Bluefish, Red Drum, and Sheepshead.
Michael Branvon caught a 50lb Wahoo on the Sea Creature.
Kevin Battle of VA Caught a 35lb King Mackerel on the Black Pearl.
Termite Battle of VA caught a 38lb King Mackerel on the Black Pearl.
Termite Battle of VA caught 78 lb Wahoo on the Black Pearl.
Jack Battle of VA caught a 32lb King Mackerel on the Black Pearl.
Christian Battle of VA caught a King Mackerel on the Black Pearl.
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
The Offshore Fleet went out this morning to catch Dolphin, Blackfin Tuna, and Wahoo.
And they did just that. 2 SailFish were released on the release.
Inshore had a great day catching Red Drum,and Blue Fish.
David Wickline of WV released a Sailfish on the Release.
Rose Wickline of WV released a Sailfish on the Release.
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
A few of the offshore boats headed out this morning in hopes of filling their parties coolers. They had catches of Wahoo, Dolphin and Yellowfin. Chaser released 3 Sailfish and Carolina Girl released a Sailfish.
Inshore charters had catches of Red Drum, Bluefish, Speckled Trout and Flounder (released).
Catherine Holtham released a Sailfish on Chaser
Rich Cronenberg released a Sailfish on Chaser
Sheila Ballance released a Sailfish on Chaser
Shayley Ballance caught a 40lb Wahoo on Chaser
Kuei-mey Sheu caught a 44lb Wahoo on Sea Creature
Cesar Gonzalez released a Sailfish on Carolina Girl
Monday, October 09, 2023
It was a beautiful day on the blue water today. The Offshore boats had an excellent Wahoo day along with some King Mackerel and a few Blackfin Tuna. Hatteras Fever II released 3 Sailfish. The Inshore boats had another good day of Bluefish catching. They also had Red Drum and Sheepshead.
Hopefully, the nice weather will continue for the rest of the week and the fish stick around.
Jeffrey Kalinich of Cumberland, MD released 2 Sailfish on Hatteras Fever II
Robert Waters of Winnabow, NC released a Sailfish on Hatteras Fever II
Sunday, October 08, 2023
It was a sunny but much cooler day today and the fishing was off the hook, especially the Wahoo. They also had some King Mackerel, Blackfin Tuna and a couple of Barracuda. Carolina Girl and Predator each released a Sailfish. The Inshore boats had a very good day with Bluefish and Red Drum. With the wind breezing up the Drum were on the bite.
David Horan of Big Pine Key, FL caught a 44lb. and a 42lb. Wahoo on Carolina Girl
Stephen Lattig of Blackshear, GA released a Sailfish on Carolina Girl
Lynda Vandalen of North Cape May, NJ caught a 54lb. Wahoo on Carolina Girl
Burns Burns of Big Pine Key, FL caught a 28lb. Blackfin Tuna on Carolina Girl
Edi Hall of Mt. Desert, ME caught a 30lb. Blackfin Tuna released 2 60" Barracuda and caught a 43lb. Wahoo on Carolina Girl
Garrison Coley of Nashville, TN caught a 47lb. Wahoo and released a Sailfish on Predator
Josh Wagner of East New Market, MD caught a 7lb. Triggerfish on Release
Rick Hall of East New Market, MD caught a 7.1lb. Triggerfish on Release
Saturday, October 07, 2023
A few of the Offshore boats headed out this morning. They were able to get onto some nice Wahoo and some Dolphin. The Inshore boats had real good catches of Speckled Trout and Red Drum.
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Friday, October 06, 2023
The big boats plied the blue water under clear skies this morning. It was a little choppy but the fish didn't care. They managed to get on the Dolphin, Wahoo and some Blackfin Tuna. A few King Mackerel were also caught. The Inshore boats had good catches of Bluefish and some Pretty Speckled Trout.
David Osario of Washington, DC caught a 46lb. Wahoo on Sea Creature
Deanna Fore of Floyd, VA caught a 5lb. Speckled Trout on Black Pearl
Thursday, October 05, 2023
A handful of boats headed offshore this morning, they had catches of Dolphin, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel and some Wahoo. No billfish were released today.
Inshore boats had limits of keeper Red Drum and Bluefish, along with some Speckled Trout.
Wednesday, October 04, 2023
A few Offshore fleet made it out to day catching Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna, Dolphin,
Barracuda, and King Mackerel.
Inshore fleet had a good day catching Grey Trout, Red Drum, and Black Drum.
Tuesday, October 03, 2023
It was another day of the Offshore fleet tied to the docks. A few of the big boats will be headed out to the blue water in the morning. Hopefully, they can get a few more days in this week before the wind picks back up.
The Inshore boats had another good day of Bluefish and Red Drum catching. Drum make really good fish tacos.
Monday, October 02, 2023
The Offshore fleet stayed home for another day. It looks like now that Wednesday they will try to go out. A few of the Inshore boats had a good day of catching Red Drum and big Bluefish.
If you are itching to go fishing, give us a call and we'll put you on a half-day Inshore trip. Plenty of good eating fish waiting to go home with you.
Saturday, September 30, 2023
The boats stayed to the dock today while the wind picked up and the water rose at high tide. One Inshore boat ventured out this morning and afternoon. Fingeance made some anglers happy with catches of Bluefish and Red Drum.
Friday, September 29, 2023
A couple of the big boats ventured out today and had a scrappy day of fishing. They did manage to get on some Dolphin, a Blackfin Tuna and a few Wahoo. A couple of the Inshore boats had more luck on the inside with Bluefish, a Flounder and Red Drum. On windy days, Red Drum like to bite.
Matthew Moses of Lincolnton, NC released a 46" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Mike Scronce of Lincolnton, NC released a 48" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
The Offshore boats plied the blue water today. Fishing was scrappy but they managed to scrap out a few Dolphin and King Mackerel along with some Wahoo. Release and Tuna Duck each released a Sailfish. The Inshore boats had good catches of Speckled Trout and Bluefish. They also had some Red Drum in both puppies and bigger sizes along with a Flounder.
Brandon Paulson of Smyrna, DE caught a 5.3lb. Flounder on Black Pearl
Jeffrey Motley of Goldsboro, NC released a 50" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Dennis Gerber of West Grove, PA caught a 44lb. Wahoo on Release
Galen Gerber of West Grove, PA released a Sailfish on Release
David Willoughby of Moneta, VA released a Sailfish on Tuna Duck
Monday, September 25, 2023
The Offshore boats made it out to the blue water this morning. Fishing was kind of slow. Hatteras Blue and Hatteras Fever II each released a Sailfish. For the meat fish, they had a few Dolphin, Blackfin Tuna and Wahoo along with scattered Barracuda and at least one King Mackerel. The Inshore boats had Bluefish and Speckled Trout.
We'll see what the day brings tomorrow. Wednesday is looking like the wind will pick up again.
Marc Gregory of Concord, NC released a Sailfish on Hatteras Blue
Sunday, September 24, 2023
It's the second day of Autumn and the big boats stayed tied to the docks. It looks like tomorrow and maybe Tuesday will be the fishable days this week. The Inshore boats were able to get in the Sound and get on some fish. They had limits of Bluefish. They also had some Flounder and Red Drum.
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