Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

 Fish Post

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 […]

 Fish Post

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 […]

 Fish Post

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. […]

 Fish Post

Hatteras – August 18, 2016

Hatteras – August 18, 2016

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that there have been steady and nice-sized red drum caught on the soundside during a southwest wind. The drum are being primarily caught on drum rigs with fresh mullet for bait. Anglers are also catching speckled trout on the grass flats on the north side of Gull Island. Fishermen who […]

 Fish Post

Hatteras – August 4, 2016

Hatteras – August 4, 2016

Mike, of Hatteras Jack, reports that there have been a lot of sharks caught off the surf, including a number of blacktips in the 3-4’ range. There was a recent 56 lb. cobia caught off the Rodanthe Pier, and the spot, croaker, and mullet action has been solid all along the beaches. On the western […]