Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 2, 2020

Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 2, 2020

JAM, of Hatteras Jack, reports that soundside fishing has been very good for speckled trout (up to 7 lbs.) from Rodanthe down through Salvo. Anglers are wading to grass flats and throwing popping corks and Z-Man or Gulp soft plastics. Light-weight jig heads have been working just as well, but either way it is the […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – March 19, 2020

Hatteras/Ocracoke – March 19, 2020

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf anglers are landing a few sea mullet and the occasional puppy drum on the southern beaches. The coming weeks should see water temperatures rise a little, and surf anglers will then see the first large wave of sea mullet and possibly blow toads in the area. Puppy drum […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – Winter 2019-2020

Hatteras/Ocracoke – Winter 2019-2020

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf anglers are finding a good number of speckled trout in the area, as these fish continue to push out of the inlet. Casting soft plastics and shrimp into the deeper holes between breakers has been the most productive method. Bottom rigs with shrimp have been producing good-sized sea […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – November 14, 2019

Hatteras/Ocracoke – November 14, 2019

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf anglers have been seeing an epic sea mullet bite in the Rodanthe area, with many citation-class fished being weighed (up to 3 lbs.). Spot and croaker are mixed in for those fishing bottom rigs with smaller baits. Bluefish are feeding on bait pushing out of the inlets into […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – October 24, 2019

Hatteras/Ocracoke – October 24, 2019

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf anglers are beginning to see the pompano bite pick back up after last week’s winds. Carolina-rigged sand fleas fished just off the beach has been the most productive method. Flounder (released) and scattered red drum are hitting Carolina-rigged cut baits. Spanish mackerel and bluefish are coming inside the […]

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