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, May 14, 2019
Good fishing Offshore today with Tuna, excellent Dolphin and Wahoo. Gambler released a Sailfish. Inshore boats were catching and releasing Cobia as well as Bluefish. The Hatteras Village Offshore Open starts tomorrow, check out pointclickfish.com for some of the live coverage here at Hatteras Harbor!
Reliance: James Schroth of Troy, MI caught a 45lb Wahoo. Isaac Ketchum of Midlothian, VA caught a 42lb Wahoo.
Gambler: David Wardrop of Kokomo, IN released a Sailfish.
Sound Bound: John Diehl Jr. of Williamsburg, VA released a 33" Cobia.
Release: Scott Abee of Raleigh, NC caught a 6lb Triggerfish.
Monday, May 13, 2019
A few boats out fishing today in fairly windy conditions. They found some fish to make it worth their while. Good Dolphin fishing with some Blackfin Tuna and a few Wahoo.
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Wind and seas bumped up today and none of our Offshore boats fished. Inshore boats were finding good Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
The wind fell out during the night and left us with a great day for everyone to be out and about on the water! Inshore anglers experienced a good Spanish Mackerel bite this morning and chased after Cobia all afternoon. Most of our offshore fleet went out to the Gulf Stream to get on the Dolphin (mostly gaffers and a few bailers). Some anglers got on a real good Wahoo bite. There was a scattered Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna bite. One White Marlin was released. May is here and the Billfish bite will only get better! Don't miss out - call us at 800-676-4939 and book the trip of your choice whether inshore, near shore, or offshore.
Michael Hodgson of Rosedale, MD: 40 lb. Wahoo on Release.
Davis Terry of Bahama, NC: White Marlin release on Calypso.
Robert Rhoades of Huntersville, NC: 46 lb. Dolphin on Tuna Duck.
Floyd Moore of Dunnsville, VA: 52 lb. Wahoo on Native Son.
Lauren Swan of Downingtown, PA: 22 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Hatteras Blue.
Marie Swan of Aldan, PA: 40 lb. Dolphin on Hatteras Blue.
Friday, May 10, 2019
Despite overcast skies and rain showers anglers got out onto the water today. The Cobia bite was on for the inshore groups this morning. The afternoon brought over slot Red Drum and some Puppy Drum. A handful of boats ventured offshore this morning and managed to scrap out pretty good catches of Dolphin, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, and Blackfin Tuna. A Spearfish was released. Tomorrow's forecast sounds promising, while Sunday is forecast to be stormy. If interested in booking a charter - give us a call at 800-676-4939 - and we'll hook you up.
Scott Panichelli of Middletown, DE: 47 lb. Wahoo on Reliance.
Rodney Wolfe of Manning, SC: 43 lb. Dolphin on Native Son.
Foyle Louya of Carthage, NC: Spearfish release on Release.
Michael LaCava of Liititz, PA: 25 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Daryl Martin of Akron, PA: 26 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Richard Cooper Jr. of Wilmington, DE caught a 46lb Wahoo on Bite Me.
Thursday, May 09, 2019
It has been a beautiful day and a great day for fishing! Many anglers took advantage of the weather to go fishing inshore. The catches today consisted of Cobia, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, over Slot Red Drum, and Puppy Drum. Most of the offshore fleet fished and their catches consisted of Dolphin, Yellowfin Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, and Wahoo. Overall everyone returned with plentiful catches and happy dispositions!
Mike Beckman of Joans Island, SC: 40 lb. Cobia and 45" Red Drum release
Matt Beckman of Celestine, IN: 44" and 47" Red Drum releases on Adventure.
Berward Beckman of 45" and 47" Red Drum releases on Adventure.
Herb Grootenboer of Brantford, ON: 58 lb. Cobia on Hang On.
Connie Cimler of Derry, NH: 40" Red Drum release on Tradition.
Frank Cimler of Derry, NH: 47" and 48" Red Drum releases on Tradition.
Jim Heastess of Jupiter, FL: 40 lb. Dolphin release on Chaser.
Tyler Rodgers of Wellsville, PA: 44 lb. Grouper on Good Times.
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
A slight north wind and abundant sunshine made for a great day to be on the water! Inshore anglers spent the morning and/or afternoon catching Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. The Cobia bite came on this afternoon and anglers released those. They do put up a good fight! Dolphin fishing continues to be good offshore with mostly gaffers and some bailers.The Blackfin Tuna bite was on today. Bottom fishing included Triggerfish and Vermillion Snapper. No Billfish were reported however that usually picks up during the month of May - don't miss out give us a call at 800-676-4939 to book your charter today!
Joshua Johnson of South Bloomfield, OH: 37 lb. Dolphin on Carolina Girl.
John Altizer of Providence Forge, PA caught a 23lb Blackfin Tuna on Native Son.
Daryl Martin of Akron, PA caught a 35lb Dolphin on Good Times.
Michael LaCava of Lititz, PA caught a 53lb Dolphin on Good Times.
Mark Foster of Saint Albans, WV: 5 lb. Triggerfish on Reliance.
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Lots of boats out fishing with blue skies and a light breeze. Excellent Mahi fishing with some Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna. Some Wahoo were in the mix as well. Inshore boats were really hitting it out of the park today with limits of King Mackerel, some Cobia, Bonita Mackerel and released Red Drum.
Tightline: Apples Mitchell of Henrico, VA released 3 Red Drum. Christopher Mitchell of Henrico, VA released 3 Red Drum. Carol Thompson of Henrico, VA released 3 Red Drum.
Adventure: Tom Beckman of St. Anthony, IN released 3 Red Drum. Scott Gress of Celestine, IN released 3 Red Drum.
Bite Me: Jason Gurley of Brevard, NC caught a 65lb Wahoo.
Hang-On: Maxwell Hoyle of Belmont, NC released a Red Drum. William Van O'Linda of Southern Pines released a Red Drum. William Van O'Linda Sr. of Glen Allen, VA released a Red Drum. John Dycus of Sherrills Ford, NC released a Red Drum.
Release: Stephen Emery of Chalfont, PA caught a 29lb Grouper.
Predator: Norm Zook of Mifflintown, PA caught a 26lb Grouper.
Monday, May 06, 2019
No boats fished Offshore today the wind was high and the waves were choppy. A couple of boats went Inshore to release some Red Drum. We do have some great gifts and T-Shirts in the Marina! Check out our new line of Pelagic wear and performance shirts! We also have some great new designs for T-Shirts with all your favorite fish.
Adventure: Chris Link of Buena Vista, VA released a 45" Red Drum. James McKay of Stevensville, MD released a 45" Red Drum. Debra McKay of Stevensville, MD released a 44" Red Dum.
Sunday, May 05, 2019
A few boats out fishing today they found excellent Blackfin Tuna and Mahi. Some late morning squalls Offshore quickly cleared to a great day. Inshore boats were not booked today.
Release: Daniel Chorba of Dallas, PA 22lb Blackfin Tuna. Charlie Gordon of Monroe Twp., PA 23lb Blackfin Tuna. Michael Brucher of Hunlocks Creek, PA 25lb Blackfin Tuna. Christian Brucher of Harveys Lake, PA 23lb Blackfin Tuna. Andrew Chorba of Sweet Valley, PA 24lb Blackfin Tuna. Vito Pilosi of Dallas, PA 24lb Blackfin Tuna.
Saturday, May 04, 2019
WOW! Three days in a row with abundant sunshine and little to no wind! A perfect day to be fishing the Pamlico Sound or cruising the Gulf Stream. Inshore anglers experienced a really good Spanish Mackerel bite this morning. They were following lines of Cobia this afternoon and had a great time catching them! Offshore anglers had a really good catch of Dolphin again today. The Blackfin and Yellowfin Tuna bites were scattered, as was the Wahoo bite (citation size). Congratulations on your Dolphin and Happy Birthday (86 yrs. young) to Richter! Billfish are starting to show up - so don't miss out - give us a call at 800-676-4939 and we'll hook you up with a charter of your choice!
Travis Ryder of Harrisonburg, VA: 49 lb. Wahoo on Sundown.
Jackson Revere of Frisco, NC: 55 lb. Cobia on Adventure.
Paul Curry of Woodbine, MD: 43 lb. wahoo on Hatteras Fever II.
Eric Pearlman of Newark, DE: 45 lb. Wahoo on Chaser.
Blake Spivey of Windsor, NC: 54 lb. Cobia on Tradition.
Willie LaFountaine of Nags Head, NC: 47 lb. Cobia on Tradition.
Friday, May 03, 2019
The weather cooperated again today - absolutely gorgeous! This has been the best day so far this year for offshore anglers. The Billfish bite was on with 2 Blue Marlin releases, 1 Sailfish release, and 1 Spearfish release. Anglers kept busy with good catches of Dolphin, Blackfin and Yellowfin Tuna, and Wahoo. Bottom fish included Grouper, Tilefish, Triggerfish, and Black Sea Bass. Quite the smorgasbord! Inshore anglers got on Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. Some Cobia were spotted but didn't take the hook. Tomorrow should be promising.
Bryan Lawhorne of Staunton, VA: Blue Marlin release on Sea Creature.
Daniel Knox of Charlottesville, VA: 44 lb. Wahoo on Carolina Girl.
Michael Wagner of Mt. Holly, PA: Sailfish release on Good Times.
Michael Saunders of Quinton, VA: Blue Marlin release on Tuna Duck.
Michael Mark of Beaufort, SC: 21 lb. and 24 lb. blackfin Tuna on Release.
Fred Mitchell of Beaufort, SC: 32 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Release.
Todd Arnold of Newcomerstown, OH: Spearfish release on Predator.
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Another beautiful day for activities on the water! We had a lot of activity on the dock throughout the day. Inshore parties enjoyed a great time this morning "sight casting" for over slot Red Drum and Black Drum. The Bluefish bite continues to be good. A handful of offshore charters went out today for some excellent Dolphin fishing. The Tuna bite continues to be good with both Blackfin and Yellowfin lining up the dock. A few Wahoo helped to add variety. Way to go guys! Don't miss out on all the fun - give us a call at 800-676-4939 to book the trip of your choice.
Travis Swepston of Aylett, VA: 2 Red Drum releases on Sound Bound.
Jennifer Adams of Aylett, VA: 2 Red Drum releases on Sound Bound.
Warren Wyatt, Jr. of King William, VA: 4 Red Drum releases on Sound Bound.
Michael Smith of Zionville, NC: 25 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Caden Smith of Zionville, NC: 26 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Tommy Gollihogh of Seabrook, SC: 22 lb. Blackfin tuna on Release.
Herman Walton of Saluda, VA: 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Carolina Girl.
Terry Klara of Aberdeen, MD: 58 lb. Dolphin on Calypso.
Michael Kelley of Spring, TX: 26 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Tuna Duck.
Brian Lareas of Cary, NC: 25 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Tuna Duck.
Christopher Lindsay of Lillington, NC: 26 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Tuna Duck.
Robert Weibhouwor of Cary, NC: 25 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Tuna Duck.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Anglers took advantage of the beautiful weather today to get out on the water to fish. Cobia showed up for the first of May and the bite was hot! They also got on Bluefish and King Mackerel. The Red Drum fishing slowed down today, however, Black Drum were biting. Offshore anglers got on a good Dolphin bite, along with some nice Blackfin Tuna. A few Wahoo were mixed in and a Sailfish was released. Don't miss out - give us a call at 800-676-4939 - and we'll be glad to hook you up!
Thomas Brennan of Mechanicsburg, PA: 26 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Brian Kerstetter of Carlisle, PA: 25 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Daniel Marsh of Petersburg, WV: 22 lb. Grouper on Good Times.
Jackson Revere of Frisco, NC: 50 lb. Cobia and 48" Black Drum release on Adventure.
Justin revere of Frisco, NC: 45" Black Drum release on Adventure.
John Revere of Topping, VA: 45" Black Drum release and 58lb. Cobia on Adventure.
William Waughtel of Manteo, NC: Sailfish release on Release.
Steve Nivens of Westcolumbia, SC: 26 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Tuna Duck.
Charles Kirby of Timmonsville, SC: 20 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Tuna Duck.
Monday, April 22, 2019
Several boats out fishing Offshore. Weather was cool and breezy with blue skies and sunshine. The bite consisted of Yellowfin Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi, Triggerfish and Vermillion Snapper. Inshore boats were finding good Red Drum and Bluefish.
Adventure: Carter Mcghinnis of Granite Falls, NC released a 45" and 49" Red Drum. Joseph Correll of Hickory, NC released a 44" Red Drum.
Tradition: Alan Dupuis of Cambridge, NY released a 40" Red Drum.
Release: Randy Gaigler of Parkville, MD caught a 7lb Triggerfish. Jeremy Fisher of Linthicum, MD caught a 6lb Triggerfish.
Predator: Blackfin Tuna: J.D. Rothgeb of Concord, VA 28lbs. 20lbs. Joseph Rothgeb III of Concord, VA 21lbs. 21lbs. Ryan Atkins of Appomattox, VA 20lbs. 22lbs. Austin Guill of Appomattox, VA 20lbs. 23lbs. Michael Driskill of Appomattox, VA 22lbs. 20lbs. Andrew Driskill of Appomattox, VA 26lbs. 20lbs. and released a Shark.
Hatteras Fever: Blackfin Tuna: Donald Rice of Morehead City, NC 20lb, Christy Lewis of Newport, NC 21lb, Jody Lewis of Newport, NC 24lb. Andrew Driskill of Appomattox, VA released an 80" shark
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Only one boat fishing on this beautiful Easter Sunday. They found Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, and a few Gaffer Dolphin. They also released the first Blue Marlin of the season! Lots of Inshore boats were out in the Sound. They had good catches of Bluefish and a few Red Drum.
Adventure: Kyle Scanlon of Lincolnton, NC released a 46" Red Drum.
Bite Me: Kyle Ellenich of Baraga, MI released the first Blue Marlin of the season and caught a 43lb Wahoo.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
The internet has been out - sorry for this late post. Our Captains were busy with quite a few inshore and offshore charters all day! It's good to see anglers getting back into the groove. Bluefish and big Red Drum releases were the order of the day for inshore anglers. Citation sized Wahoo were hot on the hook along with Blackfin Tuna and Yellowfin Tuna for the offshore guys. Check out the citations below. Spring is in full action and the fish are showing up - give us a call at 800-676-4939 to book your charter!
Ian Bogardus of Fulton, NY: 3 Red Drum releases on Adventure.
Brandon Noel of Red Drum release on Adventure.
Jessie Waugh of Fulton, NY: 2 Red Drum releases on Adventure.
Harry Meeker of Fulton, NY: Red Drum release on Adventure.
William Duso of Fulton, NY: 2 Red Drum releases on Adventure.
Robert Duso of Fulton, NY: 2 Red Drum releases on Adventure.
Larry Woodie of Foster, WV: 42 lb. and 46 lb. Wahoo on Release.
Harold Porter of Danville, WV: 44 lb. Wahoo on Release.
James Stevens of Bristol, TN: 46 lb. Wahoo on Tuna Duck.
Ben Williams of Buxton, NC: 44" Red Drum release on Tradition.
Erin Del Monte of Frisco, NC: 44" and 46" Red Drum releases on Tradition.
Douglas Hackler of Efland, NC: 44" and 45" Red Drum releases on Tradition.
James Connelly of Syracuse, NY: 2 Red Drum releases on Adventure.
Justin Cunningham of Philadelphia, NY: 2 Red Drum releases on Adventure.
Timothy Hicks of Antwerp, NY: 3 Red Drum releases on Adventure.
David Cunningham of Antwerp, NY: 2 Red Drum releases on Adventure.
Hayden Matice of Philadelphia, NY: 3 Red Drum releases on Adventure.
Jackson Cogar of Rocky Mount, VA: 30 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Sherry Cogar of Rocky Mount, VA: 25 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Michael Hobson of Troutman, NC: 25 lb. Blackfin tuna on Good Times.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Our inshore fleet fished the Pamlico Sound today and they experienced a scattered Bluefish bite this morning and they got on some "keeper" Red Drum this afternoon. Offshore charters braved a SW wind and returned with fair catches of Yellowfin Tuna and King Mackerel. The Wahoo bite and Blackfin Tuna bite was strong again today. Tomorrow's weather looks promising - it's Spring - get out and go fishing! Call us at 800-676-4939 to book your trip.
Ethan Hall of Marshall, VA: 25 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Predator.
Douglas Hall of Marshall, VA: 20 lb. Blackfin tuna on Predator.
Audrey Hall of Marshall, VA: 22 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Predator.
Reece Kohns of Warrenton, VA: 22 lb. and 25 lb. Blackfin Tunas on Predator.
Kelsey Hicks of Kannapolis, NC: 68 lb. Wahoo on Native Son.
Edward Reed of Kannapolis, NC: 45 lb. Wahoo on Native Son.
Bob Graney of Chelmsford, MA: 42 lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II.
Nicholas Valas of Raleigh, NC: 44 lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II.
Charlie Graney of Chelmsford, MA: 68 lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II.
Andrew Snell of Avenue, MD: 46 lb. Wahoo on Calypso.
William Sinclair of Laurinburg, NC: 45 lb. Wahoo on Calypso.
Christopher Terry of Dallas, NC: 23 lb. blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Benjamin Ross of Summerville, SC: 22 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Boozie Dellinger of Cherryville, NC: 28 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Larry Mazalatis of Summerville, SC: 25 lb. blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Nicole Blaylock of Cherryville, NC: 30 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Good Times.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Several Offshore boats out fishing today they found Yellowfin Tuna, Blackfin Tuna and excellent Wahoo. There was also a release of a not often seen Spearfish. Inshore boats were releasing Red Drum left and right as well as catching Bluefish. Weather was cool and breezy in the morning.
Hatteras Fever: Ross Johnson of Virginia Beach, VA caught a 41lb Wahoo. Richard Whitney of Virginia Beach, Va caught a 41.5lb Wahoo.
Adventure: Robert Jurkowski of Granby, MA released 2 Red Drum. David Labonte of Granby, MA released 3 Red Drum. Donald Donahue Jr. of Milford, MA released 3 Red Drum. Tony Moura of Granby, MA released 3 Red Drum.
Tradition: Chris Caprini of Ambridge, PA released a Red Drum. Nico Caprini of Ambridge, PA released a Red Drum.
Bite Me: David Secor of Savannah, NY released a Spearfish.
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Lots of boats out fishing today both Inshore and Offshore. Weather turned stormy late afternoon and boats returned early. They had excellent Blackfin Tuna catches with citation weights. Yellowfin Tuna and Wahoo were fair with a few Dolphin mixed in. Inshore boats were finding a ton of large Red Drum and some Bluefish.
Blackfin Tuna Citations:
Release: Eric Schesventer of Henrico, VA 23lbs. David Reed of Huntingtown, MD 24lbs. Dwayne Bliss of Chesapeake Beach, MD 27lbs. John Bouma of Columbia, MD 23lbs. Jeff Winters of Pomfret, MD 24lbs. Louis Burcher of Edgewater, MD 24lbs. Charles Wilson of Chesapeake Beach, MD 28lbs.
Predator: Christopher Brown of Burlington, NC 22lbs and 20lbs. Derrick Smith of Trinity, NC 23lbs and 22lbs. Michael Maccharoli of Greensboro, NC 24lbs. Rodney Topper of Greensboro, NC 28lbs. Brian Vanhoy of Walkertown, NC 20lbs.
Good Times: Robert Lawrence of Chesapeake, VA 22lbs. Miltos Stefanitsi of Henrico, VA 20lbs. Perry McMurrin Sr. 20lbs. Anthony Cooper of Portsmouth, VA 20lbs.