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!
Friday, August 21, 2020
Inshore anglers ventured out into the Pamlico Sound for some great fishing! This morning they got on Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and Red Drum. They also found some keeper Flounder. The afternoon parties got on Speckled Trout and Bluefish. A handful of charters went offshore and reported scattered catches of Wahoo and Dolphin. Bottom fishing was good with Vermillion Snapper, Grouper, and Triggerfish. More boats scheduled for tomorrow - let's hope the weather holds out!
Christian Oberholser of Coatesville, PA: 30 lb. Grouper on Good Times.
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Lots of anglers headed out this morning in search of fish. Our captains didn't disappoint. The offshore boats had really good catches of Wahoo, a few Dolphin, and Blackfin Tuna. The bottom fishing continues to be good with catches that include Tilefish, Triggerfish, Sea Bass, B-liners, and Snapper. Calypso released the only billfish today a Sailfish. Inshore boats had good catches of Speckled Trout and keeper Drum. There were also a few Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel
Michael Duril of Waretown, NJ caught a 47lb Wahoo on Calypso
Kimberly Daly of Waretown, NJ caught a 48lb Wahoo and released a Sailfish on Calypso
Drew McClellan of Brookeville, MD released a 42" Red Drum on Adventure
Iris Wachman of Chesterfield, VA caught a 28lb Blackfin Tuna on Bite Me
Gage Joseph of Milton, DE caught an 87lb Wahoo on Sundown
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Dark clouds overshadowed most of the day fishing, but the day was mostly dry. Several boats out fishing had great catches of Tilefish and Triggerfish, Snapper were also in good supply. There was also a fair mix of Blackfin Tuna and Wahoo. Sea Creature released a Blue Marlin. Inshore boats found a good catch of Red Drum.
Tuna Duck: Ekun Baptiste of Virginia Beach, VA caught a 47lb Wahoo.
Sea Creature: Dave Lapp of Mcconnelsville, OH released a Blue Marlin.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Eager anglers booked almost our entire fleet today, both inshore and offshore. Inshore anglers experienced a good Speckled Trout and Bluefish this morning, along with Red Drum and Spanish Mackerel this afternoon. One boat fished near shore and returned with Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. Two Blue Marlin were released offshore today. Anglers got on a scattered Dolphin bite. Some experienced a good Wahoo bite. A few Blackfin Tuna made it to the fish box. A plethora of bottom fish were caught as well. We are drawing upon the end of August - don't let the summer get away without stocking your freezer with fresh fish! Give us a call at 800-676-4939 and we'll hook you up!
Brett Deitrick of Glenwood, MD: Blue Marlin release on Sea Creature.
Elizabeth Gemmell of Ellicott City, MD: Blue Marlin release on Bite Me.
Monday, August 17, 2020
Another beautiful day to be out on the water. Inshore anglers had fun catching Speckled Trout, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, and Big Drum.
Offshore anglers enjoyed catching Dolphin, Wahoo, and Blackfin Tuna. Bottom fishing produced catches of Sea Bass, Triggerfish, Tilefish, B-liners and Grouper.
Connor Shapiro of Scotia, NY caught a 47lb Wahoo on Hatteras Fever II
Bill Toeplitz of Flemington, NJ released a 49" on Adventure
Sunday, August 16, 2020
Stormy weather today with overcast skies all day. Boats stayed safely at the docks today. Weather should be rapidly improving over the next few days so we hope to have boats out soon!
Saturday, August 15, 2020
Despite strong heavy rain squalls this morning, several offshore charters decided to make a go for it. For the most part, fishing conditions were slow. They got on a scattered Wahoo bite along with a few Blackfin Tuna. Bottom fishing was good with Tilefish helping to fill the fish box! One Spearfish was released. Inshore anglers had a great day catching and releasing Red Drum. A few Speckled Trout were caught as well. What a great way to spend a rainy day at the beach - spending time with family and friends on the water!
Jeremy Dawson of Asheboro, NC: Spearfish release on Hatteras Fever II.
Friday, August 14, 2020
Inclement weather kept all offshore charters at the dock this morning. They are hoping to get out again tomorrow. Inshore charters got a little wet this morning - but those that stuck it out got on a great Speckled Trout bite, along with some nice Drum releases. Fun fishing with the whole family or just friends!
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Most of the offshore boat stay at the dock today due to the weather, just a few headed offshore. They returned
with a few Wahoo and Dolphin. There were also a few Albacore caught just outside the inlet. Inshore anglers
had nice catches of Speckled Trout and some keeper Red Drum.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Several boats out fishing on this beautiful summer day. Fishing was a bit slower but a great mix was caught. Boats returned with excellent Snapper, some Triggerfish, Tilefish, Wahoo, Amberjack, Dolphin, and Spanish Mackerel. Inshore boats were catching excellent Bluefish, limits of Speckled Trout, Sea Mullet and Puppy Drum. We want to get you hooked up as well give us a call at 1-800-676-4939.
Carolina Girl: Micah Wickens of Moyock, NC caught a 6lb Triggerfish.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Anglers went out on the water today in droves. Almost all boats were booked! Inshore anglers experienced good Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish catches this morning which ran into the afternoon adding a few Speckled Trout in the mix. Once again offshore fishing was somewhat slower with a few Wahoo and one Sailfish release. Bottom fishing was good with Triggerfish, Vermillion Snapper, and Tilefish. All anglers reported lots of fun in the sun, along with good memories!
David Greene of Chesterfield, MO: Sailfish release on Sea Creature.
Monday, August 10, 2020
What a beautiful day to be out on the water!! Inshore anglers had excellent catches of Speckled Trout and there were some Big Red Drum releases. Offshore fishing was a little harder, Dolphin fishing was scrappy, there were a few Wahoo and Blackfin Tuna boated, the bottom-fishing bite was pretty good, they caught Tilefish, Triggerfish and B-liners. Bite Me, Release, Sea Creature and Tuna Duck all released a Sailfish
Andrew Dugger of Brodnax, VA released a Sailfish on Sea Creature
Arthur Striker of Arrington, VA released a Sailfish on Bite Me
Nick Rasmussen of Baltimore, MD released a Sailfish on Tuna Duck
Sunday, August 09, 2020
Hot weather calm seas and blue skies were the order of the day. Boats Offshore said the fishing was a bit slow today with scattered Wahoo and Blackfin Tuna. Calypso released a Sailfish in the Alice Kelly lady anglers tournament. There were also a few Snapper and Tilefish caught. Inshore boats reported good Speckled Trout fishing.
Calypso: Lynzie Renteria of Frisco, NC released a Sailfish.
Saturday, August 08, 2020
Our fleet was very busy today getting anglers out on the water. Inshore anglers caught limits of Speckled Trout, along with some Gray Trout. Anglers reported much cooler conditions on the water than on land. One charter fished near shore and got on Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, and Bluefish. Offshore charters reported a beautiful day on the Gulf Stream although fishing conditions were slow. A few Wahoo were boated along with a mix of Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna. Bottom fishing continues to be good with Vermillion Snapper, Triggerfish, and Tilefish. One Blue Marlin and one White Marlin were released. Our own Brothers Pride released three Blue Marlin. Way to go!
Joe Waters of Hickory, NC: Blue Marlin release on Native Son.
Gracie Gunn of Blackstone, VA: White Marlin release on Bite Me.
Heather Silvers of Thorton, CO: 5 lb. Triggerfish on Sea Creature.
Friday, August 07, 2020
Lots of fun on the water today. Inshore anglers experienced very good catches of Speckled Trout. Some parties went clamming - what a great way to spend the day on the Pamlico Sound digging clams! Our offshore fleet got out today. The Wahoo bite was good. A few Yellowfin Tuna and Blackfin Tuna were added to the fish box. The Dolphin bite was slower than usual today. Bottom fishing was good with Vermillion Snapper and Triggerfish. Two Sailfish were released. Don't let the season pass you by - give us a call at 800-676-4949 and we'll hook you up!
Jeffrey Carawan of Moyock, NC: 40 lb. Wahoo on Calypso.
Brant Sharpe of Burlington, NC: 49 lb. Wahoo on Gambler.
Gary Fitch of Baltimore, MD: 57 lb. Wahoo on Sundown.
Mason Gregory of Columbia, VA: Sailfish Release on Hatteras Blue.
Thursday, August 06, 2020
Most of the boats headed offshore this morning and returned with catches of Wahoo, Dolphin and a few
Yellowfin Tuna. There were also some bottom fish caught, snapper, triggerfish, sea bass, and tilefish.
Calypso, Carolina Girl, Native Son, and Tuna Duck ( thanks for the picture) all released a Sailfish. Nearshore, along the beach some
Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish were caught
Inshore boats had to wait out some rain before they headed out in the sound. They had really good catches of
Speckled Trout, there were some keeper Red Drum and a Big Red Drum released.
Reid Pagoota of Arnold, MD released a 48" Red Drum on Black Pearl
Kevin Jones of Holly Springs, NC released a Sailfish on Calypso
Ashley Murray of Somerville, MA caught a 41lb Wahoo on Calypso
Matthew Tjahjadi of Mahomet, IL released a Sailfish on Tuna Duck
Mikel Gjuraj of Mooresville, NC released a Sailfish on Native Son
Rebecca Savidge of Mount Ephraim, NY released a Sailfish on Carolina Girl
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
We are back to work and boats are fishing! Temps were in the 90's today with a light wind and blue skies. The seas have calmed down from the recent weather. A few boats fished Offshore today and found excellent Dolphin, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo and Snapper Inshore boats had great catches of Red Drum and Speckled Trout.
Friday, July 31, 2020
No one fished offshore today because of big seas and gusty winds. Inshore anglers had a good`morning and afternoon catching keeper Red Drum and Speckled Trout. We are waiting to see the path of Tropical Storm Isaias and beginning storm preparations around the marina. Keep safe and be prepared!
Thursday, July 30, 2020
Anglers fishing back in the sound had catches of Speckled Trout, Gray Trout, Sea Mullet and keeper Red Drum.
Fishing improved offshore today, boats returned with good to limits of Dolphin both bailer and gaffer size, the Wahoo
bite was pretty good and there were so Blackfin Tuna caught. Calypso, Hatteras Fever II and Sea Creature all released a Sailfish.
Anthony Ward of Wilmington, NC caught a 44lb Wahoo on Carolina Girl
John Berobe of Greenwood Village, CO released a Sailfish on Sea Creature
Brian Atherton of Newburg, PA released a Sailfish on Calypso
Rachael Summers of Ashburn, VA released a Sailfish on Hatteras Fever II
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Due to weather, no boats fished Offshore today. It was overcast with periods of light rain. We certainly needed some rain and a day with cooler temps. Inshore boats fished briefly and found a scattered Red Drum bite.