Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – August 29, 2019

Hatteras/Ocracoke – August 29, 2019

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that speckled trout fishing in the sound continues to be strong, with soft plastics on jig heads and under corks being the most productive. A few red drum are hitting the same soft plastics in the deeper channels. Surf fishing has produced large pompano on sand fleas. Sea mullet are […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – August 15, 2019

Hatteras/Ocracoke – August 15, 2019

JAM, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf fishing has been steady for anglers bottom fishing, with a good variety of sea mullet, croakers, and black drum all feeding on shrimp. Also, large pompano are being caught with shrimp and sand fleas fished on Rattle Rigs. Anglers on the piers are landing a few spadefish when […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – August 1, 2019

Hatteras/Ocracoke – August 1, 2019

Erving, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf anglers have been catching great numbers of sea mullet, croakers, and spot while casting shrimp into the first drop-off from the sand. Recent southwest winds have pushed up some cold and dirty water, but a quick wind change should see the return of better numbers of spanish. Pier […]

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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 […]