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, August 14, 2022
It was a beautiful sunrise this morning as the big boats made their way to the fishing grounds. The water was crystal clear as they hauled limits of bailer Dolphin on deck along with some Wahoo. Carolina Girl released a Sailfish. Inshore boats made anglers happy filling coolers with Gray Trout and Bluefish. They also had slot-size Red Drum.
It's junior angler day on the citations.
9-year-old Yvannia Medico of Emerald Isle, NC showed up the senior anglers by releasing a Sailfish on Carolina Girl. Congratulations Yvannia!
Gunner Johnson of Hatteras, NC caught a 26 lb. 8 oz. Grouper on Chaser on his 11th birthday. Happy Birthday, Gunner!
13-year-old Landon Curcio of Hatteras, NC caught a 40 lb. Wahoo on Chaser. Congratulations Landon!
Saturday, August 13, 2022
Another day, another Dolphin, and plenty of them. Most boats caught their limits of bailer Dolphin and the Wahoo was good too. The Nearshore boat had a good number of Spanish Mackerel along with Albacore, King Mackerel and Amberjacks. Inshore boats had Bluefish, Lizardfish, keeper Red Drum and a Cobia.
Friday, August 12, 2022
The big boats parted the water this morning under cloudy skies and the fish hit the dock under rainy skies. With little to no wind, it made for an easy day of fishing. They had a good day of slinging Wahoo and Dolphin. They also had some Blackfin Tuna make an appearance and a King Mackerel along with a Barracuda. Release released a Blue Marlin. Our Inshore boat had their limits of Gray Trout and a couple of Bluefish.
Anthony Himan of Fuquay Varina, NC released a Blue Marlin on Release
Joshua Garrett of Louisville, KY caught a 40 lb. Wahoo on Carolina Girl
Enjoy a few pictures of Inshore fishing for Red Drum from yesterday.
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Despite ruff seas a couple of the Offshore boats made it out, to catch some
Wahoo, Dolphin, Blackfin tuna.
Inshore Boats was able to bring in some Speckled trout, Bluefish, and Red drum.
Tom Lehman released 44inch Red Drum and a 50 Black Drum off the Black Pearl.
Jill Hamilton released 2 Red Drum one 48inches and 49 inches
William Scott Brought in a 51.lb Swordfish.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
A few of our Offshore Boats saw the sunrise on the Blue Water this morning.
Bringing home dolphins,wahoo, some blackfin tuna, and a couple of barracudas.
All the Inshore boats had a great day, catching up the speckled trout, red drum, and bluefish.
Andrew Vass released a Sail Fish off the Carolina Girl
Rowan Liro brought in a 5.3 lb Speckled trout off the Relentless
Matthew Fitzgerald released a Red drum. over 40.inches of the Fingeance.
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
The sun rose over the big boats on the blue water today and the fishing was good. They slung limits of bailer-size Dolphin on the deck along with a few bottom fish. They also slung good catches of Wahoo. Carolina Girl released a Blue Marlin. The Nearshore boat had a good catch of Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish this morning. Inshore boats made anglers happy by catching Speckled Trout and Bluefish, slot-size Red Drum and releasing big Red Drum.
Joel Bartholomew of Coopersburg, PA released a 48" Red Drum on Hook Up
Holly Hubbard of Machipongo, VA released a Blue Marlin on Carolina Girl
Cory Evans of Yadkinville, NC caught a 41lb. Wahoo on Release
Monday, August 08, 2022
It was another hot one today. The Offshore boats were yelling Wahoo! all day and Dolphin. Nearshore boats had a good morning of catching some nice Spanish Mackerel. Inshore boats filled coolers with some pretty Speckled Trout.
Graham Jones of Springfield, VA caught a 55lb. Wahoo on Sea Creature
Sunday, August 07, 2022
The big boats parted the blue water this morning by sunrise and were quick to get on the Wahoo. They also had some Dolphin, Amberjacks, and a couple of King Mackerel showed up. Inshore boats made anglers happy with good Speckled Trout fishing in the morning. The afternoon saw both Speckled Trout and limits of Bluefish.
Saturday, August 06, 2022
It was a pretty day for fishing today and that's just what the big boats did. They had a few Wahoo, a Blackfin Tuna, Vermillion Snapper, and various bottom fish. Release and Calypso released a couple of billfish. Inshore boats had a good day on the inside with their limits of Speckled Trout along with some Bluefish and some pretty Red Drum. They had limits of Bluefish in the afternoon.
Jessica Baker of Fort Collins, CO released a Sailfish on Calypso
Robert Ivey of Supply, NC caught a 42lb. Wahoo and a 54lb. Swordfish on Release
Richard Almond of Albemarle, NC released a White Marlin on Release
Rich Almond of Albemarle, NC caught a 51lb. Swordfish on Release
Friday, August 05, 2022
The morning started out with the Offshore boats watching the sun rise over the blue water. It was another hot day and so was the fishing. They had good catches of Wahoo, bailer Dolphin, and some bottom fish. Hatteras Blue had a Sailfish. Inshore boats plied the green water of the Pamlico and had Speckled Trout and Bluefish in the morning. They had their limits of some pretty Bluefish in the afternoon.
Eric Doke of Point of Rocks, MD released a 66" Sailfish on Hatteras Blue
Thursday, August 04, 2022
The Offshore boats saw the sunrise on the Blue Water in the morning in pursuit.
They threw on the docks, Dolphins, Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna, and some bottom fish.
Inshore boats had a great day with limits of Speckled trout and all the blue fish you want.
Evelyn Adams of Mooresville NC reeled a 5lb speckled trout of the Adventure.
Wednesday, August 03, 2022
Quite a few of the offshore fleet saw the sun rising in the ocean this morning. There were some good numbers of Wahoo hitting the dock this afternoon along with some Dolphin and Bottomfish
The inshore fleet reported limits of Speckled Trout and Red Drum, all the Bluefish you wanted, and limits of Clams.
Ron Harmon of Arcadia, FL caught a 40lb Wahoo on Carolina Girl
Tuesday, August 02, 2022
One boat snuck out of the inlet this morning. The going was rough but the fishing was good. They made a half day of it and had a good catch of Dolphin and Wahoo. The Inshore boats had an excellent morning of Speckled Trout fishing. The afternoon brought more Speckled Trout and also some Bluefish.
The wind forecast is encouraging. It may slacken by tomorrow morning. We'll see then.
Monday, August 01, 2022
The SW wind started up yesterday evening and continued through to today. So, the Offshore fleet remained in port. The Inshore boats are able to fish on a fairly windy day. That's when the Red Drum likes to bite and bite they did. The Bluefish, Sheepshead and Speckled Trout got in on the action too.
Brooks Mariner, Jr. of Hallwood, VA caught a 9lb. 1oz. Sheepshead on Hook Up
Sarah Schmidt of Greenbackville, VA caught an 11lb. Sheepshead on Hook Up
Sunday, July 31, 2022
This morning started out with quite a light show. Heavy thunderstorms kept most of the boats tied up until they passed. Once out to the deep they scrapped out a day of fishing. They slung a few Wahoo on deck along with some Blackfin Tuna, good catches of bailer-size Dolphin, and a variety of bottom fish. The Inshore fleet had good catches of Bluefish, Speckled Trout and some Spanish Mackerel.
The weather is calling for more SW wind for most of the week. It will be a wait-and-see scenario.
Saturday, July 30, 2022
The morning started out pretty and a couple of big boats headed out to the fishing grounds. By the time they returned to the dock, it was under rainy skies rumbling with thunder and occasional lightning. They did manage to scrap out a day of bailer Dolphin and Wahoo. Our Inshore boat had a good day in the Pamlico with slot-size Red Drum, Bluefish and Speckled Trout.
It looks like more boats will venture out tomorrow as the weather may be calmer. We will see what the sun brings.
Friday, July 29, 2022
The wind was breezy today but a couple of the big boats made it to the blue water this morning. They had a bumpy ride but managed to catch some fish. They caught some bailer Dolphin and Wahoo along with some Blackfin Tuna.
Inshore boats had happy anglers with catches of slot-size Red Drum, a citation-size Drum, Speckled Trout, and Bluefish. The more the wind blows, the more the Drum get stirred up.
Steven Keck of Parkesburg, PA released a 45" Red Drum on Tightline
Thursday, July 28, 2022
A couple of our offshore fleet slipped out into the deep this morning and returned with limits of Dolphin and a few Wahoo
The inshore boats are still doing well on Red Drum, Speckled Trout, and some Bluefish today
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
The offshore fleet spent the day tied to the dock again today. The inshore fleet however were at it again, catching Speckled Trout, Bluefish, and Red Drum
Rileigh Stickles of Chesapeake, VA released a 49" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
The big boats stayed home today as the wind was pretty gusty. This week is not looking any better. The Inshore boats took advantage of the wind and the biting Red Drum. They came up with a few citation-size Drum, a Shark and some slot-size Drum. They also had some nice Speckled Trout and pretty Bluefish.
15-year-old Hannah Voll of West Lafayette, IN released an 80" Shark on Black Pearl- Congratulations Hannah!
Irelynn Legler of Herndon, VA released a 48" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Bryant Spencer of Southport, NC released a 47" Red Drum on Hook Up
Sabrina Varnam of Southport, NC released a 48" Red Drum on Hook Up
Chandler Cottrell of Southport, NC released a 50" Red Drum on Hook Up