Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – October 27, 2016

Hatteras – October 27, 2016

Mike, of Hatteras Jack, reports that the puppy drum fishing has been on fire along the beaches. Anglers are also catching bluefish in the surf, as well as scattered trout which have just started to make an appearance along the oceanside. The puppy drum have been regularly caught on MirrOlures and Gulp soft plastics, but […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – October 13, 2016

Hatteras – October 13, 2016

Mike, of Hatteras Jack, reports that prior to the storm the soundside fishing had been really good, with mainly trout being caught in the Pamlico Sound waters. Anglers were having the best luck throwing soft plastics, like paddletails, on popping corks, or just on their own. Soundside fishermen were also catching drum at night by […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – September 29, 2016

Hatteras – September 29, 2016

Blake, of Hatteras Jack, reports that small puppy drum are regularly being caught in the surf, and there have been some slot-sized drum caught as well from Pea Island south. Fishing has been a little slow on the surfside, but it’s getting ready to let loose as the finger mullet are starting to show up […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – September 15, 2016

Hatteras – September 15, 2016

Mike, of Hatteras Jack, reports that anglers have been catching a lot of puppy drum in the surf. Most are using shrimp and cut mullet to reel them in, but soft plastics have been working well for the puppy drum, too. There have also been a number of good-sized trout caught along the beaches, including […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – September 1, 2016

Hatteras – September 1, 2016

Mike, of Hatteras Jack, reports that the spanish mackerel have been the heavy action lately throughout the Hatteras Island beaches, and there are still cobia pushing up when there’s a northeast wind. Anglers along the beach are consistently catching sharks, pompano, and sea mullet, and the bigger spanish mackerel have been caught mostly on hardware. […]