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!
Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Another beautiful day out on the water, whether inshore or offshore it was beautiful. Inshore anglers had a great day catching Bluefish, keeper Red Drum, keeper Cobia and Clams. Offshore fishermen had good catches of Dolphin, a few Wahoo and a few Blackfin Tuna. Good Times released a Sailfish. Some bottom fish were also caught. A few Black Tip Sharks were released.
Roger Hosfelt of Carlisle, PA released a Sailfish on Good Times
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
More blue skies and very hot temps. Offshore fishing was on the slower side with good Dolphin catches and a few Blackfin Tuna. Sailfish made a showing today with Hatteras Blue releasing 2 and Sea Creature releasing 1. There were also Sea Bass and Triggerfish being caught. Inshore large schools of Red Drum were wearing our anglers out. Bluefish continue to be thick as well.
Hatteras Blue: Katherine Fox of Chicago, IL released a Sailfish. James Eiswerth of West Hollywood, CA released a Sailfish. Gina Holden of West Hollywood, CA caught a 21lb Blackfin Tuna.
Sea Creature: Berrett Brand of Asheville, NC released a Sailfish.
Tightline: Kevin Oakes of Virginia Beach, VA released 2 Red Drum. Debra Oakes of Virginia Beach, VA released 2 Red Drum.
Monday, September 03, 2018
Blue Marlin were on the prowl today with only a few boats out lots were seen. Release and Reliance both released Blue Marlins today with several more being seen. There were good catches of Dolphin with some boats catching limits. There were also a few Blackfin Tuna and Amberjack and Sea Bass. Inshore boats were finding large schools of Bluefish and a few Red Drum.
Reliance: Mason Lynn of Broadway, VA released a Barracuda. Todd Lynn of Broadway, VA released a Blue Marlin.
Release: Charles Simmers of Ruther Glen, VA released a Blue Marlin.
Sunday, September 02, 2018
Summer might be winding down but it certainly didn't look that way in Hatteras today. Blue skies calm seas and some HOT weather were the forecast today. Offshore boats had excellent catches of Dolphin with some boats catching limits. There were a few Triggerfish and Snapper mixed in. Inshore boats were skimming along some mirror waters and catching excellent Red Drum and Bluefish.
Saturday, September 01, 2018
What a beautiful day to begin the month of September! Anglers took advantage of the weather to get out onto the water. Inshore anglers continue to experience a good Bluefish bite. They got on some Red Drum this afternoon. Clamming was a real treat as they got to get wet as they dug in the sand flats. The Dolphin bite was on offshore and some parties returned with limits. The Blackfin Tuna bite picked up a bit today. Bottom fishing was good with Triggerfish, Vermillion Snapper, Silver Snapper, and Black Sea Bass. The weather should hold out for the long weekend - don't miss out - give us a call at 800-676-4939 to book your fishing excursion.
Dean Dunn of Goochland, VA: Barracuda release on Lucky Chip.
Austin Guill of Appomattox, VA: 82" Shark release on Predator.
Robert Crowder of Madison Heights, VA: 82" Shark release on Predator.
Landon Rothgeb of Bedford, VA: 89" Shark release on Predator.
Antonio Tartaglia of Philadelphia, PA: 46" Red Drum release on Sound Bound.
Juan Diaz of Elizabeth City, NC: Sailfish release on Carolina Girl.
Friday, August 31, 2018
It's hard to believe that August has come and gone. The heat index today was extremely high and the best place to be was in the water. Inshore anglers enjoyed a good Bluefish bite this morning and even returned with a Black Sea Bass caught in the Pamlico Sound. Afternoon anglers got on Red Drum (releases). Our offshore captains reported spectacular fishing, but catching was another story. There was a fair Wahoo bite, along with a few Dolphin and Blackfin Tuna. Bottom fishing was good with Triggerfish, Grouper, and Gray Trout. One Sailfish was released. Have a safe weekend!
Ethan Schrim of Pittsburgh, PA: 52 lb. Grouper on Good Times.
Charlie Spohn of Sarver, PA: 10 lb. Gray Tilefish on Good Times.
Nicole Garvey of New York, NY: Sailfish release on Native Son.
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Summer came back today with extremely hot temperatures along with pretty calm conditions. Inshore parties caught lots of Bluefish this morning along with over the slot Red Drum. They got on some keeper Drum this afternoon. Several parties ventured offshore and brought back a couple Wahoo, a few Dolphin, and a few Blackfin Tuna. Bottom fishing was good with Triggerfish and Black Sea Bass. We offer inshore, near shore, and offshore fishing trips. We also offer Make up charters for offshore trips. Give us a call at 800-676-4939 to book the fishing venture of your choice.
Kyle Sloan of Chesterfield, VA; 48" Red Drum release on Tradition.
Carter Sloan of Chesterfield, VA: 48" Red Drum release on Tradition.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Another beautiful day on Hatteras Island. Temperatures in the 90's, little wind, and good fishing made anglers quite happy today! Inshore anglers fished the Pamlico Sound and returned with good catches of Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel. There was good Red Drum action this afternoon. It was a great day to be in the water and several groups enjoyed clamming. Sounds like a wonderful meal on the grill tonight! It was a beautiful day offshore. Fishing improved with good catches of Wahoo, along with some Blackfin Tuna.Dolphin fishing was fair. Bottom fishing produced Triggerfish, Vermillion Snapper, Grouper, and Tilefish. One Blue Marlin was released.
We need three people for a Make up charter for Thursday or Friday. Call 800-676-4939 if interested.
Charidy Anders of Frisco, NC: Blue Marlin release on Sea Creature.
Dennis Robinson of Hatteras, NC: 11 lb. Gray Tilefish on Sea Creature.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Great weather Offshore with fair catches of Wahoo and Dolphin. Reliance caught a Sailfish. Inshore boats found good Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel and keeper size Red Drum. Nearshore boats were catching King Mackerel, Albacore and Triggerfish.
Monday, August 27, 2018
Great weather continues with both Inshore and Offshore Captains loving it. Offshore today Dolphin really picked up for some boats as well as a good Wahoo bite. There were a few Blackfin Tuna as well and good bottom fishing with Triggerfish and Grouper. A good size Cobia was brought in as well as an unusual catch of a Moray Eel. Inshore boats were catching Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish and Albacore.
Predator: Nikki Sturgill of Whiteford, MD caught a 50lb Wahoo. Joshua Sturgill of Whiteford, MD caught a 25lb Grouper.
Hatteras Fever: Michael Greene of Waynesville, NC caught a 45lb Wahoo.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Beautiful sunshine day with calm seas both inshore and offshore. Offshore boats were finding the troll bite on the slower side with Wahoo, Blackfin and Yellowfin Tuna with a few Dolphin mixed in. The bottom bite was better with catches of Triggerfish, Sea Bass and Grouper. Inshore and Nearshore boats found Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish.
Saturday, August 25, 2018
The wind has come from the NE the past few days and it's made a difference with temperatures as well as fishing! Flounder have moved into Pamlico Sound and kept anglers busy this morning. Some groups went clamming and returned with limits. Offshore boats returned with good catches of Blackfin Tuna, a few Dolphin, and fair catches of Wahoo. Bottom fishing was good with nice catches of Tilefish. It was a beautiful day to be out on the water. Give us a call at 800-676-4939 to book your fishing charter - with schools back in session things have quieted down and it's a great time to visit Hatteras Island!
Robert Richmond of Murrells Point, SC: 11 lb. Gray tilefish on Good Times.
Doug Richmond of Woodbridge, VA: 11 lb. Gray Tilefish on Good Times.
Ryan Roller of Clover, VA: 40 lb. Wahoo on Big Eye.
Kerri Barnett of Frisco, NC: 38 lb. Grouper on Predator.
Davy Gene Stephens of Garner, NC: 65 lb. Wahoo on Sundown.
Friday, August 24, 2018
Slow fishing Offshore today with several boats out fishing. Hatteras Blue released a White Marlin. There were decent Wahoo catches, a few Blackfin Tuna and Dolphin. Triggerfish and Amberjack were in good supply.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Offshore boats out today had excellent catches of Wahoo followed by Blackfin Tuna. Lighter on the dock were some Dolphin and Triggerfish. Inshore boats were seeing some giant Red Drum in the sound, check out those citations! Nearshore boats just fishing off the beach were finding Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish.
Tradition: Troy Mayclim of Rye, NY released a 47" Red Drum. Nash Mayclim of Rye, NY released a 43" Red Drum. Cole Mayclim of Rye, NY released a 46" Red Drum.
Adventure: Bob Etter of Elizabethtown, PA released a 47" Red Drum.
Fingeance: Zachary Nelsen of Doylestown, PA released a 50" Red Drum.
Good Times: Joseph Gallaher of Risingsun, MD caught a 40lb Wahoo.
Tuna Duck: Jelinski of Mt. Laurel, NJ released a 52" Barracuda and caught a 41lb Wahoo.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Winds blew from the SW again today making it impossible for our offshore fleet to get out. Inshore anglers kept busy catching keeper Red Drum and Bluefish. The wind is supposed to shift to the NE and that should allow our offshore fleet to get back on the fish. Check back tomorrow for the latest results.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Offshore boats headed out to the gulf stream today hoping to fill their parties coolers and they didn't disappoint. Really good catches of Blackfin Tuna along with Wahoo and a few Dolphin mixed in. Topping off the cooler with a limit of Trigger fish made one boat happy.
Inshore headed out into the Pamilco Sound in search of Drum, they were successful as well.
Monday, August 20, 2018
Captains and mates geared up the morning to head offshore for the 1st time since Thursday. Their parties returned with some pretty good catches of Wahoo and Blackfin Tuna. There were also some Dolphin and Sea Bass caught.
Inshore boats kept their anglers busy catching lots of Red Drum both keeper and over the slot size, Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish
Kirk Roberts of Nottingham, MD caught a 45lb Wahoo on Good Times
Sunday, August 19, 2018
Gusty SW winds and big seas kept offshore boats in yet another day. Let's hope this weather pattern switches up so we can resume fishing! Several inshore boats went out this morning. They got on some over slot size Red Drum. The Bluefish bite was good as well. Inshore and near shore trips run in the morning and again in the afternoon. Offshore trips are a full day of fishing. Call us at 800-676-4939 for rates and information.
Michael Lepore of Laurel, MD: 47" Red Drum release on Fingeance.
Saturday, August 18, 2018
High winds and rough seas kept all the offshore boats at the dock today. The inshore fleet kept their anglers busy catching bluefish and red drum of varies size, keeper size, over the slot size and citation size.
Ryan Talley of Virginia Beach, VA released a 45" red drum on Fingeance
Austin Houser of Lexington, NC released a 47" red drum on Adventure
Donald Houser Jr of Lexington, NC released a 44" red drum on Adventure
Donald Houser of Thomasville, NC released a 46" red drum on Adventure
Friday, August 17, 2018
SW winds kept offshore boats in today. Inshore boats kept busy getting folks out fishing in the Pamlico Sound. Anglers returned with Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. The Red Drum bite was on with over the slot releases and some keeper Drum. Several family groups ventured out and the youngsters brought back happy faces along with good stories. The weather is going to be sketchy this weekend and we'll just have to wait and see if safe conditions prevail long enough to get out.
Christopher Baauer of Dresher, PA: 48" Red Drum release on Fingeance.