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, 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.
Thursday, July 09, 2020
One of the big boats snuck out along the beach this afternoon and had a good catch of Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. The smaller center console boats were able to get out in the sound and have a great time catching Puppy Drum, Speckled Trout and Bluefish. A fun day was had by all.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
A few boats out fishing today they had a fair catch of Dolphin a few Wahoo, Grouper, Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna. The Release was in the billfish today releasing 5! Sailfish. Inshore boats found good Bluefish, Speckled Trout and Puppy Drum.
Good Times: Tristam Deffenbaugh of Liberty Corner, NJ caught a 35lb. Grouper.
Release: Sailfish: Alexander Hibberts released one. Caitlyn Hibbets released one. Merri Beth Hibbets released 2. Jason Hibbets released one. All from Raleigh, NC.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
It has certainly been a busy week for fishing charters! Inshore anglers had a good day on the Pamlico Sound. They returned with Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, and some King Mackerel. Boats that fished near shore got on lots of Spanish Mackerel, Amberjack, and Vermillion Snapper. Our entire offshore fleet took anglers to the Gulf Stream where they got on Dolphin (some with limits), Yellowfin Tuna, and Blackfin Tuna. One Sailfish was released. Don't miss out on all the action - call 800-676-4939 to book the charter of your choice!
Todd Robertson of Jacksonville, FL: 22 lb. Grouper on Good Times.
Michelle Zimmerman of Lexington, NC: 35 lb. Dolphin on Calypso.
Shane McSally of Gainesville, VA: 2 Barracuda releases on Hatteras Blue.
Shayla McSally of Gainesville, VA: Barracuda release on Hatteras Blue.
Asher Uveges of Wake Forest, NC: Sailfish release on Hatteras Blue.
Brian Dunham of North Hampton, NH: 47 lb. Dolphin on Sundown.
Monday, July 06, 2020
Another beautiful day in Hatteras, offshore boats had excellent catches of Dolphin and a few Wahoo and Tuna. 5 Blue Marlin and 2 Sailfish were released out of our fleet. Inshore boats had really good catches of Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout and keeper Puppy Drum
Andrew Brackman of Raleigh, NC released a Blue Marlin on Sea Creature
Cristian Hawks of Edenton, NC caught a 43lb Wahoo on Hatteras Blue
Maclean Shafer of Baltimore, MD released a Blue Marlin on Release
Braden Kletz of Reisterstown, MD released a Blue Marlin on Release
Mark Corbett of Evansville, IN released a Blue Marlin on Calypso
Jason McCord of Evansville, IN released a Blue Marlin on Calypso
Mark Nemei of Baldwin, MD released a Sailfish on Good Times
Elaina Rogers of Bath, NC released a Sailfish on Good Times
Sunday, July 05, 2020
Great day on the Gulfstream another hot day for Billfish with lots of flags flapping! The fleet released 2 Blue Marlin, 2 White Marlin, and 4 Sailfish. There were excellent catches of Dolphin, Snapper and Amberjack. Inshore boats found good Spanish Mackerel and Red Drum.
Calypso: Amber Dawson of Frisco, NC released a Blue Marlin. Malcolm Dawson of Frisco, NC released a Sailfish.
Predator: Chantz Swartz of Mifflin, PA released a Sailfish.
Sea Creature: Kaylee Schuster of Moyock, NC released a Blue Marlin. Steven Pulliam of Chesapeake, VA released a White Marlin. Tyler Gray of Moyock, NC released a White Marlin.
Gambler: Loghan Curley of Mooresville, NC released a Sailfish. Ryan Curley of Mooresville, NC released a Sailfish.
Saturday, July 04, 2020
Happy Independence Day! It was a busy day at the marina with charters getting on the fish. Spanish Mackerel fishing continues to be good for inshore anglers. This morning they got on some Red Drum and this afternoon some Speckled Trout. The Billfish bite was good for offshore anglers. Schools of Dolphin were found and produced a mix of gaffers and bailers. Several Wahoo and Blackfin Tuna were caught. Carolina Girl released two Blue Marlins. We have trips available for the upcoming week, just give us a call at 800-676-4939 and we'll hook you up!
Danny Yandle of Roanoke Rapids, NC: 5 lb. Speckled Trout on Salty Paws.
Christian Burt of Hampton, VA released a Blue Marlin on Carolina Girl.
Trent Whitehead of Hampton, VA released a Blue Marlin on Carolina Girl.
Friday, July 03, 2020
A great day to be near or on the water in pursuit of happiness. Inshore and Near-Shore anglers got on a good Spanish Mackerel bite both this morning and this afternoon. They reported extremely clear water conditions and were excited to see porpoise and other wildlife. The Dolphin bite was fair to good offshore. Some Wahoo were reported as well as some Yellowfin Tuna. Bottom fish included Grouper, Golden Tilefish, and Rosefish. Give us a call at 800-676-4949 to book the charter of your choice.
Robert Flint of Charlottesville, VA: 45" Barracuda release on Hatteras Blue.
Diana Weldman of Scottsville, VA: 50" Barracuda release on Hatteras Blue.
Blake Daniel of Washington, NC: 50 lb. Wahoo.
Thursday, July 02, 2020
Another beautiful day out on the water, inshore boats fishing along the beach had good catches of Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and a Cobia was caught on Adventure. Back in the sound area anglers caught Drum and Speckled Trout. Out a little further offshore there were good catches of bottom fish, Triggerfish and Sea Bass. There were good numbers of American Red Snapper released because the season doesn't open till next week. Offshore anglers had a great day as well, they returned from the deep blue sea with good catches of Dolphin, both Blackfin and Yellowfin Tune, Wahoo and King Mackerel. Hatteras Blue and Hatteras Fever both released a Sailfish.
Harrison Flint of Charlottesville, VA released a Sailfish on Hatteras Blue
Madison McGee of Suffolk, VA released a 50lb Barracuda on Bite Me
Chucky Ayers of Pennsville, NJ caught a 44lb Wahoo on Tuna Duck
Richard Haas of Cherry Hill, NJ released a Sailfish on Hatteras Fever II
Michael Williams of Boonesmill, VA released a 46" Barracuda on Gambler
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
July 1st was a winner with high temps, light winds, and a gorgeous blue sky. Offshore boats had flags flapping with 7 Sailfish released. Citation size Tilefish were also on the menu along with Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo, Dolphin, Snapper and Triggerfish. Inshore boats were finding excellent Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel. Nearshore boats had a spectacular catch of Spanish Mackerel.
Predator: Derek Markley of Lewistown, PA released a Sailfish.
Good Times: Noah Mahoney of Front Royal, VA released a Sailfish. Blake Perrero of Woodstock, VA caught a 10lb Tilefish. Charles Jenkins of Linden, VA caught a 11lb Tilesfish.
Carolina Girl: Tim Jackson Jr. of Dresden, OH released a Sailfish.
Hatteras Blue: Bobby Mayberry of Taylorsville, NC released a Sailfish. Tommy Smith of Taylorsville, NC released a Sailfish
Tuna Duck: Ian Splisgardt of Midlothian, VA released a Sailfish.
Gambler: David Ruta Jr. of Landenberg, PA released a Sailfish.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Lots of fishing action today! Inshore anglers were entertained with catching Ribbon Fish - check out the pictures! They got on Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, and Bluefish. The Billfish bite was on offshore with one Blue Marlin release and three Sailfish releases. Bottom fishing was good today as well. The Dolphin bite was fair to good and a few Yellowfin Tuna made it into the fish box. Come to the dock between 4 and 5 to watch the catch hit the dock. It's fun!
Erek Grohs of South Windsor, CT: 6 lb. Spanish Mackerel on Hook Up.
Dennie Simpson, Jr. of Clarksville, IN Blue Marlin release on Tuna Duck.
Ron Plsano of Manquin, VA: 45 lb. Cobia on Adventure.
Jeff Andraschko of Portage, WI released a Sailfish on Predator.
Rogan Bisch of Garnetvalley, PA released a Sailfish on Release