Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – Aug 30, 2018

Hatteras/Ocracoke – Aug 30, 2018

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that anglers fishing in the sound are finding a mixed bag of fish. Good-sized puppy drum are biting on Carolina-rigged cut bait, as well as soft plastics paired with 1/4 oz. jig heads. Some legal speckled trout are being caught around drop-offs in the sound on popping corks. Around the […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – Aug 16, 2018

Hatteras/Ocracoke – Aug 16, 2018

Eric, of Hatteras Jack, reports that bluefish are being caught early in the day and within casting distance of shore for anglers throwing glass minnow jigs. Frisco and Buxton area beaches are seeing some pompano being landed on sand fleas. A few spanish mackerel have been hooked in the surf from Buxton and further south. […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – Aug 2, 2018

Hatteras/Ocracoke – Aug 2, 2018

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that bluefish are feeding well on Carolina-rigged cut baits in the surf. When the fish are busting bait at the surface, throwing casting jigs to the fish are producing bites as well. Before the recent rains, good-sized pompano were being caught on the Frisco beaches. As the weather stabilizes and […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 19, 2018

Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 19, 2018

Eric, of Hatteras Jack, reports that spanish mackerel and bluefish are feeding well within casting distance of shore for anglers throwing glass minnow jigs. Cut baits have worked better for the blues when the water is churned up. Better numbers of legal-sized (to 21”) flounder are being caught in the drop-offs on the shoreline. Sea […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 5, 2018

Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 5, 2018

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that sea mullet and spot have been caught in good numbers by surf anglers fishing bloodworms or sand fleas on a bottom rig. Pompano are biting well, even with the recent push of dirty water. Schools of bluefish and spanish mackerel are working back and forth outside the breakers, and […]