Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 18, 2019

Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 18, 2019

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that bottom fishing in the surf with shrimp has been producing sea mullet and spot, and pompano are being caught with sand fleas. Bluefish are hitting Carolina-rigged mullet and casting jigs. A few legal-sized flounder have been pulled in on soft plastics around Rodanthe. Sound-side fishing for speckled trout has […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 4, 2019

Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 4, 2019

JAM, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf anglers are finding some nice-sized spanish mackerel (up to 20”) while casting glass minnow style jigs to surface feeding schools. Large pompano (up to 3.5 lbs.) and sea mullet are being caught in deep sloughs with Advanced Fishing Rattle Rigs and sand fleas. Bluefish are feeding on Carolina-rigged […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – June 20, 2019

Hatteras/Ocracoke – June 20, 2019

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that anglers bottom fishing in the surf have been catching citation-sized pompano and sea mullet. Bluefish are inside the breakers, and they’re hitting cut baits and casting jigs. Spanish mackerel are being caught by anglers throwing glass minnow style jigs. Early in the morning before the crowds hit the beach has […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – June 6, 2019

Hatteras/Ocracoke – June 6, 2019

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that citation-sized sea mullet (to 2.5 lbs.) are being caught with shrimp fished on bottom rigs. Citation pompano have been mixed in with the sea mullet and have preferred sand fleas as bait. A few cobia have been landed from the surf while using Carolina-rigged cut baits. Sound-side anglers have […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – May 23, 2019

Hatteras/Ocracoke – May 23, 2019

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf anglers are finding good numbers of bluefish wile casting jigs and fishing Carolina-rigged cut baits. Sea mullet and a few puffers are hitting shrimp on bottom rigs, and a few large pompano (to 2 lbs.) are being landed from Buxton to Frisco on sand fleas. Nearshore anglers are […]

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