Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – April 27, 2017

Hatteras – April 27, 2017

Blake, of Hatteras Jack, reports that the big bluefish, in the 10+ lb. range, are dominating fishing in the surf and sound, and anglers are catching them on cut bait or metal lures. Puppy drum have started to show up in the surf and in the sound as well. Chunking cut bait is the way […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – April 13, 2017

Hatteras – April 13, 2017

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that the big blues are back, along with an abundance of pufferfish. A few speckled trout have been reported in the surf as well. Smaller blues are scattered along the shorelines, and those fishing the south beaches can expect to connect with puppy drum. There are bull reds being landed […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – March 23, 2017

Hatteras – March 23, 2017

Blake, of Hatteras Jack, reports that from the inlet to Avon, anglers have been catching mullet, blow toads, and small bluefish. They’re using cut bait, mostly small pieces of shrimp. Puppy drum have been reported from Buxton to Frisco, with maybe 2-3 citations reported from the Point. Target the reds with grubs on jigheads. The […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – Winter 2016 – 2017

Hatteras – Winter 2016 – 2017

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that anglers are connecting with puppy drum, sea mullet, flounder, and speckled trout in the surf. The bite is especially good on the north side of Rodanthe Pier. Those wanting to target the trout, redfish, and flounder should use cut bait, soft plastics, and MirrOlures. Those fishing soundside will find […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – November 17, 2016

Hatteras – November 17, 2016

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that the action of late has been sea mullet on the oceanside, with anglers connecting with a number of larger fish. There have been a few reports of anglers connecting with larger bluefish (measuring 30”) on the north side of Avon and down in the Hook. The shark bite has […]

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