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!
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Lots of boats headed offshore today, those that were able to find something floating had some good catches of Dolphin, Wahoo fishing was a little scrappy. There was a variety of bottom fish caught; tilefish, triggerfish, grouper, sea bass and snappers. Predator released a Blue Marlin.
Inshore anglers enjoyed a good day on the Pamlico Sound and along the beach. Their catches were Speckled Trout, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, keeper Flounder and Sea Mullet.
Calypso- Steven Belote of Salvo, NC released a Barracuda, Amanda Brady of Edgewood, KY released a Barracuda, Amber Dawson of Frisco, NC caught a 41lb Wahoo
Sea Creature- Jake Dombeck of Allegany, NY caught a 4lb Silver Snapper
Hatteras Blue- Edwin Doe of Oakton, VA caught a 42lb Wahoo
Predator- Norm Zook of Mifflintown, PA released a Blue Marlin, released an 80" Shark and caught an 11lb Tilefish
Zach Zook of Mifflintown, PA released an 87" Shark
Hook Up- Jason Wills of Apex, NC caught an 2lb Sea Mullet
Monday, August 12, 2019
Lots of boats fishing Offshore today. Fishing was on the slower side they found some Dolphin and Wahoo, good Amberjack and a few Barracuda. Inshore boats found Speckled Trout and Bluefish.
Citations: Bill Clough Ford (Private Boat) Robert Denson of Hertford, NC released a Barracuda. Quintin Chappell of Edenton, NC caught a 51lb Wahoo.
Sunday, August 11, 2019
A few boats fishing Offshore today, several were fishing the Alice Kelly Tournament. Sea Creature released a Sailfish. There were a few Dolphin fair Tilefish and some Amberjack, Sea Bass and Grouper. Inshore boats were catching Speckled Trout.
Good Times: Thomas Poland of Cadiz, OH caught a 57lb Grouper and an 11lb Tilefish. Michael Scarborough of Alliance, OH caught an 11lb Tilefish.
Sea Creature: Beth Midgett of Hatteras, NC released a Sailfish. Bonnie Rowe of Buxton, NC released a Barracuda.
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Another beautiful day in Hatteras! Inshore charters enjoyed going after Speckled Trout, which is very good eating. Offshore, the Wahoo bite as good, along with scattered Dolphin. Bottom fishing included Triggerfish, Vermillion Snapper, Grouper, and Tilefish.
James Clark of Portsmouth, VA: 62 lb. Grouper on Predator.
Friday, August 09, 2019
Today was a beautiful day to be on the water. Inshore charters headed out for Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, and Bluefish this morning and afternoon. One inshore boat hosted a group from NC State University for several days to tag and release Cobia. They released 9 Cobia after tagging to gather information for their research. Check out the pictures! One Blue Marlin and two Sailfish were released offshore. The Wahoo bite was good. Dolphin fishing was good with some limits. Bottom fishing was good with Tilefish as well as a few Grouper. Give us a call at 800-676-4939 to book the charter of your choice - it's a great way to spend time with family and/or friends!
Kassidy Miller of Chenango Forks, NY: 2 lb. Pompano on Hook Up.
Booth Powell of Brevard, NC: Sailfish release on Sea Creature.
John Porter of Bedford Hts., OH: Shark on Predator.
Herschel Byers of Ravenna, OH: 47 lb. Wahoo on Predator.
Jonathan Enberg of Copley, OH: 31 lb. Grouper on Predator.
Morgan Fleming of Coraopolis, PA: Blue Marlin release on Bite Me.
Thursday, August 08, 2019
Stormy weather kept offshore boats at the dock today. Several charters fished inshore and reported good Speckled Trout fishing and a few Bluefish. We'll wait and see what tomorrow brings as far as weather is concerned.
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Summer is winding down but the fishing is still good. Inshore charters are going out into the Pamlico Sound and returning with Speckled Trout and Bluefish. A few small Drum were caught today as well. Inshore charters can also take you out to clam or to look for shells which are family fun experiences. Three Sailfish were released offshore! Fishing was fairly scrappy but they brought in some Dolphin, Wahoo, and Blackfin Tuna. Bottom fish included Triggerfish and Vermillion Snapper. Don't miss out - give us a call at 800-676-4939 and we'll be glad to hook you up.
Robert Davies of Pittsburgh, PA: Sailfish release on Tuna Duck.
Matthew Catalfano of Milton, DE: Sailfish release on Hatteras Blue.
Tim Baldwin of Roanoke, VA: Sailfish release on Calypso.
Lenval Isaacs of Dayton, OH: 27 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Calypso.
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Great weather with several boats fishing. Inshore boats found Speckled Trout, Bluefish and a nice Cobia. Offshore boats had fair to excellent Dolphin a few King Mackerel and fair Wahoo. Sea Creature released a Blue Marlin.
Calypso: Benjamin Scott of Langdon, AB released a 49" Barracuda.
Tightline: Alex Bokman of South Riding, VA caught a 45lb Cobia.
Sea Creature: Matthew Bowen of Orange, VA released a Blue Marlin.
Bite Me: John Kas of Uniontown, PA caught a 52lb Wahoo.
Monday, August 05, 2019
A slick calm day with several boats out fishing. Inshore boats were finding excellent Speckled Trout. Nearshore the Spanish Mackerel were hitting well. Offshore boats had excellent catches of Dolphin and Wahoo. There were also Grouper, Snapper and Tilefish. Bite Me released 2 Sailfish.
Bite Me: Steven Capuano of Mechanicsburg, PA released a Sailfish. Alex Murray of Hummelstown, PA released a Sailfish.
Release: Ethan Duncan of Chester, VA released a Barracuda.
Sunday, August 04, 2019
A few boats fishing Offshore on a clear summer day with low humidity. They found excellent Dolphin and Wahoo. There were also good numbers for Snapper and Triggerfish. Inshore boats were catching a lot of Speckled Trout. Nearshore boats were also finding good Dolphin.
Hatteras Fever: Robert Turner of Tracy's Landing, MD released a Sailfish.
Saturday, August 03, 2019
Heavy rain this morning did not stop charters from heading out. Inshore anglers experienced an excellent Speckled Trout bite along with some Bluefish. It certainly put smiles on the youngster's faces - it's a great way to spend time with friends and family and it doesn't take up an entire day. Offshore, the fishing was somewhat scrappy again today. They managed to get on some Dolphin and Wahoo. Bottom fishing included Triggerfish and Vermillion Snapper. One sailfish was released. August is a great month to fish - don't let it slip by - book your charter soon!
Jacob Bartlett of Chesterfield, VA: Sailfish release on Tuna Duck.
Chris Splisgardt of Chesterfield, VA: 42 lb. Wahoo on Tuna Duck.
Kyle Paquette of Shalimar, FL: 4 lb. Porgy (Silver Snapper) on Sea Creature.
Friday, August 02, 2019
Overcast skies and rain showers this morning did not deter anglers from heading out to fish. Inshore charters went after Speckled Trout and Bluefish. Several boats fished nearshore for Bluefish. Offshore charters experienced scrappy conditions, however, they did get fish in the box. The Dolphin bite was fair. Anglers got on some nice Wahoo today! A couple of Blackfin Tuna and one Yellowfin Tuna were caught. King Mackerel helped to fill the gaps. One Sailfish was released. Want to go fishing? Give us a call at 800-676-4939 for more information!
Adrien Stepien of Farmington, CT: Sailfish release on Tuna Duck.
Thursday, August 01, 2019
July has come and gone but there is still time to get a Summer fishing adventure in the plans! Inshore charters reported good Speckled Trout fishing along with a few Bluefish. The fish were biting offshore early this morning with Dolphin and Wahoo being boated. It slowed down somewhat as the day wore on. Some fish is better than no fish at all! Two Sailfish were released. Give us a call at 800-676-4939 to book a fishing charter of your choice - inshore, nearshore, or offshore.
William Lang of Liverpool, PA: 40 lb. Wahoo on Calypso.
Eric Marlow of Thurmont, MD: Sailfish release on Sundown.
Thomas Dodson of Union Bridge, MD: Sailfish release on Sundown.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
It was a beautiful day for fishing or just to be on the water. Inshore charters went out and caught Bluefish and Speckled Trout. Offshore charters got on Dolphin, Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna, Vermillion Snappers, Tilefish, and Triggerfish. One Sailfish was released. Good Fishing! Want to go - give us a call at 800-676-4939.
Christopher Carey of Moncks Corner, SC: 25 lb. Blackfin Tuna and 37 lb. Dolphin on Tuna Duck.
Christine Nicolini of Carmel, NY: Sailfish release on Tuna Duck.
Armen Sivaslian of Potomac, MD: Barracuda release on Tuna Duck.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
A great summer day with clear skies and a light breeze. Inshore and Offshore boats were both out on the waters. Inshore there were keeper Red Drum, Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, keeper Flounder and big Red Drum released. Offshore boats had good Dolphin with several gaffers in the mix. Wahoo were strong today with good numbers on the dock. There were also a few Triggerfish. Tuna Duck released two Sailfish and Release and Calypso each released one.
Tuna Duck: Jenna Gobel of Wilbraham, MA released a Sailfish. Ashley Vernon of Medford, NJ released a Sailfish.
Release: Clifford Hiller II of Bath, OH released a Sailfish.
Sound Bound: Reece Liebler released 2 42" Red Drum. Josh Houghton of Williamsburg, VA released 2 42" Red Drum. Daniel Liebler released 2 41" Red Drum.
Calypso: Edward Daly of Yorktown, VA released a Sailfish.
Monday, July 29, 2019
Hot day with clear skies and a light wind. Boats were fishing Offshore and Inshore. Offshore boats found pretty good Wahoo and Dolphin a few Blackfin Tuna, Snapper and Amberjacks. Release had two Blue Marlin released today and Sea Creature had one. Gambler released a Sailfish. Inshore boats had great catches of Flounder some Speckled Trout and Bluefish.
Sea Creature: Hans Wachtmeister of Virginia Beach, VA released a Blue Marlin and caught a 42lb Wahoo.
Gambler: Thomas Meadows of Midway, KY released a Sailfish.
Predator: William Craven IV of Perkasie, PA caught a 41lb Wahoo.
Hatteras Fever: William Cowan of Hazlet, NJ caught a 40lb Dolphin.
Release: Glenn Jones of Winston-Salem, NC released a Blue Marlin. Andrew Bridges of Winston-Salem, NC released a Blue Marlin.
Sunday, July 28, 2019
Weather was cooler with a light breeze today. Lots of boats fishing both Inshore and Offshore. Inshore boats found good Spanish Mackerel and Speckled Trout. Offshore boats had excellent catches of bailer Dolphin with a few gaffer size and citations. There were also a few Wahoo excellent Snapper and some Grouper on the docks.
Release: Zachary Barack of Gloucester, VA caught a 38lb Dolphin.
Sea Creature: Luke Worley of Prince George, VA caught a 35lb Dolphin. Savannah Worley of Prince George, VA caught a 34lb Grouper.
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Offshore charters finally managed to get out to the Gulf Stream today - Yeah!! The Dolphin bite was fair to good - anglers got on some schools of bailers. The Wahoo bite was scattered, along with a scattered King Mackerel bite. Bottom fishing was good with Vermillion Snapper, Triggerfish, and Amberjack. Two Sailfish were released. Nearshore charters experienced good Spanish Mackerel fishing. It was tough going for the inshore charters today - Speckled Trout and Bluefish. In Hatteras for the week - take advantage of the good weather and go fishing!
Annie Ivelja of Candiac, Quebec, Canada: Sailfish release on Hatteras Fever II.
Raymond Kirkpatrick of Purcellville, VA: Sailfish release on Calypso.
Kevin Roth of Goldsboro, GA: 36 lb. Dolphin on Release.
Ken Onorato of Virginia Beach, VA: Barracuda release on Carolina Girl.
Friday, July 26, 2019
Once again, strong winds made for very rough seas yesterday and it was still too rough to head offshore today. Maybe tomorrow?! Some went fishing nearshore for Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. Inshore charters went out for Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, and Bluefish. Our entire fleet is booked for tomorrow - let's hope that the weather cooperates!
Thursday, July 25, 2019
A strong SW wind kept all offshore charters at the dock this morning. A few boats took their parties fishing nearshore and got on a good Spanish Mackerel bite. Inshore charters braved some choppy waves to go out on the Pamlico Sound. They experienced good Bluefish catches this morning and afternoon and got on some Speckled Trout this afternoon.