Hatteras Harbor Marina Outer Banks Atlantic Ocean

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Weather was choppy only a few boats fished offshore today. Fishing was on the slower side with Wahoo, Dolphin and some Blackfin Tuna. Hatteras Fever released a Sailfish. Inshore fishing was good with a lot of nice size Bluefish being caught as well as large Red Drum being released. 

Citations

Hatteras Fever: Michael Greene of Maggie Valley, NC released a Sailfish

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Beautiful weather on Hatteras Island today! The inshore fleet fished the Sound and came in with scattered catches of Puppy Drum, but report a few Red Drum releases.

Offshore charters enjoyed the day releasing Sailfish! 10 in total! The Wahoo bite was real good with a few Dolphin and Blackfin Tuna mixed in!

Today's Citations:

Good Times: Stacey Henthorn of Southern Pines, NC - Sailfish release

Derek Jacobs of Vandalia, OM - Sailfish release

Hatteras Fever: Ryan Foshay of Virginia Beach, VA - Sailfish release

Andrew Voelker of Monroe, NY - Sailfish release

Release: Justin Bone of Ashland, VA - Sailfish release

Jennifer Ashland, VA - Sailfish release

Annika Rocchiccioli of Beaverdam, VA - 44lb Wahoo

Reliance: Brad Woods of Hertford, NC - 2 Sailfish releases

Scott Woods of Virginia Beach, VA - Sailfish release AND 45lb Wahoo

Tightline: Michael Carr of Little Rock, SC - 2 Red Drum releases

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Saturday, August 20, 2016

A stormy morning turned into a beautiful day - Carolina blue skies, crystal clear water, and a light southeast wind provided excellent fishing opportunities. Inshore anglers enjoyed good clamming conditions. A plethora of fish were caught throughout the day including Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, Sheepshead, and lots of big Red Drum releases. The Wahoo bite was on offshore and some very good catches were reported. A few Dolphin were located, mostly bailers. Bottom fishing was good with nice catches of Gray Tilefish and Triggerfish. Don't miss out on all the action, call 800-676-4939 to book your trip today!

Citations:

Michael Carr of Little Rock, SC: 3 43" Red Drum releases on Tightline.

Aaron Aaron of Hatteras, NC: 42" Red Drum release on Tightline.

Ben Burns of Chesapeake, VA: 10 lb. Gray Tilefish on Good Times.

Oz Amerson of Chesapeake, VA: 11 lb. Gray Tilefish on Good Times.

Toney Boozer of Marietta, SC: 43 lb. Wahoo on Lucky Chip.

Friday, August 19, 2016

It's a bit overcast and cloudy on the island today but that didn't stop anglers from wanting to test their skills on the water. Inshore catches included Bluefish and Spanish Mackerel this morning and again this afternoon. Red Drum seemed to take a break - maybe they stayed up all night with the full moon. Near shore catches consisted of good Bluefish and a few Spanish Mackerel. One boat fished near shore this afternoon and released quite a few over the slot Red Drum just outside the inlet.

Anglers who fished offshore enjoyed cooler temps, a nice breeze, and fairly good fishing. Dolphin were found later in the day and provided some fairly decent catches. A few Wahoo were caught as well. A White Marlin and a Sailfish were released by one boat.

Citations:

Kyle Goodale of Fountain Hills, AZ: 70" White Marlin release on Big Eye.

Russell Lawson of West Grove, PA: 70" Sailfish release on Big Eye.

Steve Gilstrap of Clinton, SC: 35 lb. Dolphin on Lucky Chip.

John Fairbanks of Frisco, NC: 59" Red Drum release on Reliance.

Joseph Hazelaar of Williamsburg, VA: 40" Red Drum release on Reliance.

Mark Wilton of Brewerton, NY: 40" Red Drum release on Reliance.

Mark Micwalski of South Mills, NC: 40" Red Drum release on Reliance.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Red Drum fishing continues to get inshore anglers excited with over the slot releases. It is quite a fight on a small rod! Gray Trout and Spot catches were good. Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish were biting near shore this morning and one group of young boys had a blast with their first fishing experience.

A very strong current offshore today made for some rough conditions. Dolphin fishing was scattered (not as good as yesterday). Blackfin Tuna and Wahoo bites were scattered. Bottom fishing continues to be good with a Tripletail being added to the list. Three Sailfish were released.

Citations:

David Morris of Woodbine, MD: 48" Red Drum release on Sound Bound.

Tessa Focia of Lancaster, PA: 50" Red Drum release on Tightline.

William Doyle of Salem, WV: Sailfish release on Predator.

Michael Foreman of Chestertown, MD: Sailfish release on Native Son.

David LeClair of Chestertown, MD: Sailfish release on Native Son.

Carl Gerstlauer of Coopersburg, PA: 41 lb. Wahoo on Good Times.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Inshore anglers are having a great time catching keeper Red Drum and releasing those over the slot. A few Cobia were caught and more were spotted. Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish provided a good bite both inshore and near shore. Speckled Trout fishing was good this morning in the Pamlico Sound.

Dolphin fishing picked up offshore today with some boats returning with limits. The Wahoo bite was scattered. Bottom fishing was good with limits of Gray Tilefish. One boat fished overnight and returned with five Billfish releases - one Blue Marlin, two Swordfish, and two Sailfish!

Citations: 

Devyn Losco of Easton, PA: 42" Red Drum release on Adventure.

Deni Losco of Easton, PA: 45" Red Drum release on Adventure.

Dave Mord of Brandon, MN: 10 lb. Gray Tilefish on Good Times.

Jake Larson of Elk River, MN: 12 lb. Gray Tilefish on Good Times.

Jason St. Aubin of Elk River, MN: 11 lb. Gray Tilefish on Good Times.

Jennifer Abell of LaPlata, MD: 45 lb. Wahoo on Lucky Chip.

Karrinne Kiebler of Forest Hill, MD: Sailfish release on Predator.

Theresa Bonner of California, MD: Sailfish release on Predator.

Robert Meador of Mechanicsville, MD: Shark release on Predator.

Kevin Meador of Mechanicsville, MD: Sailfish release on Predator.

Kerri Barnett of Frisco, NC: Blue Marlin release on Predator.

Bill Bonner of California, MD: Shark release on Predator.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Another day in the sun at Hatteras Harbor! Most boats out fishing today with good catches of Wahoo a few small Blackfin Tuna and a decent spread of Dolphin/Mahi-Mahi. Bottom fish like Tilefish were also on the line with citation weights. Big Eye released a White Marlin. Red Drum were being released both Inshore and Nearshore as well as Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish and King Mackerel. A 70lb Cobia was caught on a Trout rod at the end of the day, we love a bonus like that.

Citations

Adventure: David Dickson of Gloucester City, NJ caught a 70lb Cobia. Joseph Monk of Mt. Ephram, NJ caught a 60lb Wahoo.

Native Son: Matthew Klisiewicz of Middleburg, PA caught a 38lb Dolphin.

Big Eye: David Glorfield of Midlothian, VA released a White Marlin.

Good Times: Naftali Dimitres of Lancaster, PA caught a 10lb Tilefish. Ross Scroble of Chicago, IL caught a 12lb Tilefish. Grey Lindgay of Lancaster, PA caught a 40lb Wahoo. Tessa Folia of Lancaster, PA caught an 11lb Tilefish.

Sundown: Petie Long of Baltimore, MD released a 40" Red Drum. Charley Long of Baltimore, MD released a 49" Red Drum. 

 

 

Monday, August 15, 2016

Hot temps and blue skies were in plentiful supply today. Inshore boats were catching Red Drum and Trout. Nearshore boats were catching excellent Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. Offshore boats caught good Wahoo, fair Dolphin and scattered Blackfin Tuna. A few Sailfish were also seen in the Hatteras Fleet today. 

Chaser: Brian Gemzer of Middleville, MI caught a 40lb Wahoo.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

The nice SW wind continued to blow today, making lots of current in the Gulfstream. Offshore boats filled their boxes with nice catches of Dolphin, both bailers and gaffers and some Wahoo. The inshore boats had a slow day on the Sound. They reported a couple of Red Drum releases. 

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Winds from the SW made for a nice breeze and cooler conditions than were forecast. Inshore fishing produced catches of Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and Speckled Trout this morning. Fishing was slow this afternoon with one Stingray being caught. Our offshore fleet had a better day than yesterday with good Dolphin fishing. The Wahoo bite was good and seems to be getting better. Bottom fishing was good with Tilefish and Grouper. Two Sailfish were released. There is nothing to compare with returning from the Gulf Stream tired and hungry with fresh fish to cook that evening. Sounds like paradise!

Citations:

Timothy Tant of Currituck, NC: 50 lb. Wahoo on Tuna Duck.

Jeffrey Sharpe of Snow Camp, NC: 42 lb. Wahoo on Good Times.

Dan Swartz of Naperville, IL: Sailfish release on Hatteras Fever II.

Curtis Simone of Chesapeake, VA; 42 lb. Wahoo on Hatteras Blue.

Clay Rice of Chesapeake, VA: 28 lb. Grouper on Hatteras Blue.

 

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