Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

 Sarah Gagliardo

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 […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

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 […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – July 21, 2016

Hatteras – July 21, 2016

Mike, of Hatteras Jack, reports that anglers are still regularly catching speckled trout in the sound by using bigger soft plastics and drifting them over grass flats. Fishermen around the inlet are catching sheepshead along the Bonner Bridge pilings. Along the beach fronts, flounder are being caught on soft plastics on lead heads by anglers […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – July 7, 2016

Hatteras – July 7, 2016

Mike, of Hatteras Jack, reports that there’s been a strong trout bite in the Pamlico Sound. The trout have been caught on soft plastics via kayak (or just wading out), and anglers can use Google maps/satellite images to find a deep slough for fishing. Back in the sound, drum and flounder are also starting to […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Hatteras – June 23, 2016

Hatteras – June 23, 2016

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that anglers are catching soundside puppy drum on the bottom on cut mullet. When there’s a southwest wind and the ocean is mucked up, head to the soundside in the evenings with a traditional chunk rig, and use 3 or 4 oz. sinkers to get a little better distance and […]