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, June 15, 2018
The fleet was booked again for another beautiful Spring day of fishing. Inshore anglers had an epic day fishing for Spanish Mackerel. We had quite a few family groups that took the youngsters along and they all returned with great catches, full of excitement. The Billfish bite came on good offshore. Our offshore fleet released two Blue Marlin, two White Marlin, and five Sailfish. Way to get on the fish guys! The dolphin bite continues to produce some great catches. Blackfin Tuna fishing improved and helped to vary the catch. Add to that Triggerfish and Tilefish to grill on the BBQ and there will be a taste sensation for everyone! Tomorrow is supposed to be even better weather and our fleet will be busy again. Don't miss out on all the fun - give us a call at 800-676-4939 and we'll hook you up with a fishing experience of your choice.
Curtis Carvell of Lititz, PA: Sailfish release on Bite Me.
Dereck Hench of Lititz, PA: Sailfish release on Bite Me.
Clayton Carvell of Lititz, PA: Sailfish release on Bite Me.
Kade Sutton of Holladay, UT: Sailfish release on Gambler.
Cindy Cook of Holladay, UT: Sailfish release on Gambler.
Denise Weller of Denver, PA: White Marlin release on Chaser.
Chip Cook of Suffolk, VA: 46 lb. Grouper on Good Times.
Robert Preston of Batesville, IN: White Marlin release on Sundown.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
It has been a fisherman's paradise in Hatteras. Every boat except for the ones that took a lay day for the Big Rock tournament fished out of Hatteras Harbor today. Inshore anglers experienced a good Bluefish bite. A few Spanish Mackerel were caught in the Pamlico Sound. One boat fished near shore and kept a couple of young ladies hopping on a good Spanish bite! Check out their picture. The Dolphin bite did not disappoint offshore anglers and most charters returned with limits. The King Mackerel bite was scattered. It was a pretty sight with all the empty slips during the day and boats docking this afternoon with happy anglers and their ample catches. The Billfish bite slowed down quite a bit today. To see the latest results of the Big Rock, check out the Big Rock website along with the live webcam.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Our inshore fleet was out and about today in the Pamlico Sound catching Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish this morning. The afternoon was spent battling Cobia. Inshore trips run half day charters and are a great way to introduce young anglers the ins and outs of fishing, plus it is enjoyable for everyone. One boat fished near shore and they were successful with Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and Amberjack. Several boats fished offshore and they reported some squally conditions out at sea. The Dolphin bite was excellent today and boats returned with limits of mostly bailers. Bite Me released a White Marlin. The Big Rock tournament is underway and you can get the latest results on their website. Don't forget to check it out!
Josh Spicer of Julian, PA: 74" White Marlin release on Bite Me.
Billy Mills of Spotsylvania, VA caught a 73lb Cobia on Fingeance
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Only boats fishing Offshore today were fishing the Big Rock tournament. Congrats to Hatteras Fever on releasing a White Marlin!. Inshore boats found Spanish Mackerel and Cobia.
Fingeance: Patrick Foltz of Charlottesville, VA caught a 47lb Cobia. Childs Campbell of Luray, VA caught a 67lb Cobia.
Monday, June 11, 2018
Morning started out a little cool but fair, late afternoon however was a different story. Unexpected storms moved in with downpours and lightning. Boats headed in early and the afternoon Inshore trips were scrapped for the day and most moved dates to a hopefully better weather day. Our Offshore fleet did make a day of it with boats bringing in a lot of bailer(smaller) Dolphin with a few gaffers (larger) mixed in. Some boats had a really excellent catch of Blackfin Tuna. The makeup trip was pleased with their catch on Native Son.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Lots of boats out today enjoying a light breeze and blue skies. Inshore boats were filling up with Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel and a few Red Drum releases. Offshore boats were putting good catches of gaffer and bailer Dolphin. A few Blackfin Tuna were in the mix.
Sound Bound: Donald Houser Jr of Lexington, NC released a 51" Red Drum
Saturday, June 09, 2018
Despite a morning shower the day was beautiful off the coast of Cape Hatteras today. Offshore boats reported fair fishing with gaffer and bailer dolphin. There were scattered Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna. There were also a few Wahoo on the hook. Deep water and shallow water bottom fishing scored Grouper and Snapper. Hatteras Fever released a White Marlin and Chaser released a Sailfish. Inshore boats found excellent Spanish Mackerel fishing and a few Cobia. Blue skies and fluffy white clouds were the view for most of the afternoon if you weren't here you missed it, don't miss the next one give us a call to get you out on the water. 1-800-676-4939.
Tradition: Kim Havens of Midlothian, VA caught a 46lb Cobia.
Friday, June 08, 2018
What gorgeous late Spring weather! Once again almost every boat in the marina headed out on the water with groups of anglers fishing inshore or offshore. There continues to be an excellent Spanish Mackerel bite inshore. Bluefish were biting as well. Schools of Red Drum were found and put anglers to the test catching/releasing on small tackle. Inshore boats offer half day or full day trips fishing the Pamlico Sound. The story offshore was a real good Billfish bite! Overall, three Blue Marlin, one White Marlin, and one Sailfish were released by our fleet. Many others were hooked up by other marinas and transient boaters. The Dolphin bite was fair to good, Yellowfin Tuna made a scattered catch, a few Wahoo, and a few King Mackerel leveled out the fish box. The dock was full of happy, sunburned, and tired anglers this afternoon. Our offshore fleet returns between 4 - 5 p.m.. Come on down and see what's thrown on the dock!
Kevin Ryan of Berryville, VA: 40 lb. Cobia on Hang On.
Richard Beckman of Elizabeth City, NC: White Marlin release on Lucky Chip.
Joan Olson of Hickory, NC: Blue Marlin release on Sea Creature.
John Olson of Hickory, NC: Sailfish release on Sea Creature.
Jason Boivin of Deerfield, OH: 38 lb. Dolphin on Sundown.
Jeffrey Colvin of Louisa, VA: 85" Blue Marlin on Hatteras Blue.
Anthony Normant of Parma Hts., OH: 21 lb. Blackfin Tuna on Hatteras Blue.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
Abundant sunshine, cool air from the NE, and everyone in the fleet fishing! A full house went out today and the fishing did not disappoint. Inshore catches consisted of Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and Bonita Mackerel. All anglers returned with fish in hand and smiles all around. The Dolphin bite picked up again offshore with bailers and gaffers filling up the box. The Blackfin Tuna bite was scattered, showing they're still around. Bottom fishing included Triggerfish and Tilefish. One Blue Marlin was boated by Bite Me. It weighed in at 596 lbs. and was 124" in length. Three Sailfish were released - one by our own Brothers Pride. Sounds like anglers had an excellent experience wherever they fished!
Logon Walker of Berlin, PA: Sailfish release on Lucky Chip.
Thomas Platt of Damascus, MD: 38 lb. Dolphin on Tuna Duck.
Lance Parker of Smyrna, DE: 596 lb. Blue Marlin on Bite Me.
Lance Parker of Smyrna, DE: Sailfish release on Bite Me.
Andrew Bennett of Apex, NC: 51 lb. Wahoo on Native Son.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
We are currently looking for 2 to 3 people to fill a make up party for tomorrow, Thursday June 7, give us a call if you are interested in going. 1-800-676-4939.
Anglers fishing the Pamlico Sound today were kept busy catching Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and Bonita Mackerel. There were several Red Drum releases. Inshore trips run in the morning and again in the afternoon. It is a great way to entertain and educate children of all ages! Fishing was slower offshore today. Anglers got into scattered catches of King Mackerel and Wahoo. The Dolphin bite was scattered, but most boats managed to scrap out a fair catch. Bottom fishing was good with Triggerfish and Tilefish. Sundown and Gambler released Sailfish! Way to go guys!
Lydia Allen of Kingsport, IN: 44" Red Drum release on Sound Bound.
Michael Wagner of Mt. Holly, PA: 35 lb. Grouper on Good Times.
Ronald Weber of Cleveland, OH: 46" Red Drum release on Tradition.
Chris Day of Nags Head, NC: Sailfish release on Gambler.
Michael Tribble of Odessa MO: Sailfish release on Sundown.
Henry Cypress of Baltimore, MD: 54 lb. Grouper on Predator.
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Inshore had several boats fishing today and they reported a good Spanish Mackerel bite. Offshore fleet was out strong today with boats catching very good Gaffer Dolphin, scattered Wahoo a few Blackfin Tuna and King Mackerel. For those looking to bottom fish Triggerfish were in good supply. Good Times and Carolina Girl both released Sailfish.
Good Times: Thomas Kenner of Seymour, TN released a Sailfish.
Hatteras Fever: Brian Glusani of Leland, NC caught a 38lb Dolphin.
Big Eye: Dillard Ward of Hertford, NC caught a 50lb Dolphin.
Carolina Girl: Corey Laughlin of Pueblo, CO released a Sailfish.
Monday, June 04, 2018
Weather started off cold and windy and moved into a gorgeous summer day! Several boats fished Offshore today returning with excellent Blackfin Tuna, good Gaffer Dolphin, Triggerfish and Vermillion Snapper. Sailfish were released on Carolina Girl and Sundown. While Sea Creature released a White Marlin. Inshore boats had good Spanish Mackerel fishing. Weather looks like it will just get better as the week goes on. Don't miss out on a fund day fishing, clamming or just enjoying the water.
Carolina Girl: Lindsey Anderson of Bumpass, VA released a Sailfish.
Sundown: Kenneth Ullom of Reedy, WV released a Sailfish.
Sea Creature: Mark Jasmine of Concord, NC released a White Marlin.
Tuna Duck: Alyssa Quinones of Lawrenceville, GA released a 49" Barracuda.
Sunday, June 03, 2018
Fair Dolphin fishing Offshore as well as Triggerfish, Blackfin Tuna and Wahoo. Good Times boated a White Marlin. Sea Creature released a Blue Marlin. Inshore boats found decent Puppy Drum and a few nice Cobia.
Carolina Girl: Miller Rogers of Rocky Mount, NC caught a 36lb Dolphin.
Reliance: Jeremy Armstrong of Smithfield, VA caught a 6lb Triggerfish.
Adventure: Robert Austin of Chesterfield, VA caught a 60lb Cobia.
Good Times: John Hinkle of Mount Joy, PA caught a 68" White Marlin.
Sea Creature: Mark Jasmine of Concord, NC released a Blue Marlin
Saturday, June 02, 2018
Southwest winds did not deter anglers from going out today. Inshore anglers worked the Spanish Mackerel for some nice catches this morning. The afternoon brought good Drum fishing - they are a lot of fun to catch on light tackle. Abundant sunshine sent many sun kissed, happy faces back to the dock. Our offshore fleet ventured out into the rising sun this morning for a full day of fishing. Fishing was slower than it has been. The Dolphin bite was fair with gaffers being caught. Some nice catches of Triggerfish were brought in as well. One Sailfish was on the hook but was lost. Boats are scheduled to fish again tomorrow, so don't let the week slip by without going out to see what's biting! Give us a call at 800-676-4939 and book the trip of your choice.
Casey Webb of King, NC: 35 lb. Dolphin on Good Times.
Jay Deweese of Lexington, NC: 51 Dolphin on Good Times.
Greg Whitley of Youngsville, NC: 76 lb. Cobia on Tradition.
Christopher Helms of Boone, NC: 5 lb. Triggerfish on Release.
Cody Collins of Ararat, NC: 5 lb. Triggerfish on Release.
Francisco Agosta Gonzalez of Elizabeth City, NC: 37 lb. Dolphin on Carolina Girl.
Friday, June 01, 2018
The Red Drum bite continues to be good in the Pamlico Sound. Gray Trout and Bluefish put on a good fight today as well. One boat fished near shore and returned with a good catch of Spanish Mackerel. Fishing slowed down considerately offshore. Dolphin fishing was fair for some anglers and others were not as lucky. A couple of Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna were reeled in and bottom fishing was good with Triggerfish and Tilefish being the main catches. One Blue Marlin was released by Sea Creature. All parties expressed how beautiful a day it was and they certainly hung out all day in hopes of catching the big one!
Sea Creature: Bill Bigelow of Friendship, NY released a Blue Marlin.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
It hard to believe that May has ended. We have been blessed with some beautiful weather and great fishing! Don't let another month go by without getting out on the water to spend time with family and friends. Red Drum fishing was awesome for inshore anglers. The Spanish Mackerel bite was great today as well. This afternoon brought Gray, Trout, Bluefish, and Sea Mullet. Speckled Trout were biting and being released as regulations will not let you keep them yet - it's good to see them showing up though. Dolphin fishing continues to be good with a mix of bailers and gaffers. Some boats got on the Blackfin Tuna bite and were not disappointed. A few Wahoo were thrown in the mix as well. Bottom fishing was fair. One Blue Marlin and one Sailfish (Sundown) were released by our offshore fleet. Anglers enjoyed the good fishing and abundant sunshine. There will be some good eating tonight.
Emmaleah Esh of Ronks, PA: 6 lb. Spanish Mackerel on Reliance.
Chase Haskins of Forest, VA: 20 lb. Grouper on Sea Creature .
Charles Weigle of Corpus Christi, TX: Blue Marlin release on Release.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Anglers fishing out of Hatteras Harbor today enjoyed a beautiful day on the water, whether inshore or offshore it was a great day. Inshore anglers caught Gray Trout, Bluefish, keeper Drum and Spanish Mackerel.
Offshore anglers had good catches of Dolphin with Wahoo and Tuna mixed in. Reliance and Sea Creature both released a Blue Marlin.
Tyler Jack of Sligo, NC caught a 41lb Dolphin on Carolina Girl
Creighton Stringer of Wyomissing, PA released a Blue Marlin on Sea Creature
Jonas Esh of New Providence, PA caught a 36lb Dolphin on Reliance
John Esh of New Providence, PA released a 90" Shark and a Blue Marlin on Reliance
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Weather continued to loom on the horizon all day with sporadic heavy showers. Boats had good bailer and gaffer Dolphin. Blackfin Tuna were fair and few Wahoo were caught. Carolina Girl released 2 Blue Marlin. Inshore boats were deluged as well but caught a few drum and Cobia.
Carolina Girl: Michael Meyer of Chesapeake, VA released a Blue Marlin. David Towler of Hubert, NC released a Blue Marlin.
Fingeance: Samantha Starr of Maple Hts, OH caught a 50lb Cobia. Mike Debee of Alliance, OH caught a 50lb Cobia.
Monday, May 28, 2018
Thanks to all our Troops past and present who help keep us safe. We remember you and your sacrifices.
Subtropical storm Alberto pushed some soggy weather our way today. A few boats left the dock for an Offshore trip a couple returned early but most made a day of it with Gaffer Dolphin in good numbers and some bailer Dolphin as well as Blackfin Tuna. Inshore a few Cobia and Sting Rays before it was cut short by rain squalls.
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Another beautiful day in Hatteras on this holiday weekend! Offshore boats had excellent Dolphin and Blackfin Tuna today with some Triggerfish and a few Wahoo. Inshore boats were finding great Cobia fishing with some weight to them. Spanish Mackerel and Clamming was excellent as well. Tuna Duck released a Blue Marlin.
Good Times: Miltos Stefanitsis of Henrico, VA caught a 6.5lb Triggerfish.
Tuna Duck: Randy Crawford of Grand Junction, CO released a Blue Marlin.
Hatteras Blue: Trevor Dickerson of Youngsville, NC released a False Albacore.
Predator: Abigail Davis of St. Clair, MI caught a 60lb Wahoo.
Adventure: Jay Cooper of Raleigh, NC caught a 48lb Cobia. Kendra Parrish of Holly Springs, NC caught a 72lb Cobia.