Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

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Hatteras – June 22, 2017

Hatteras – June 22, 2017

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that anglers tossing Stingsilvers from the beach are landing plenty of bluefish and spanish. Those fishing fresh shrimp on the surf bottom have landed good numbers of flounder, but most are shy of the legal limit.   Tim, of Rodanthe Pier, reports that spanish and bluefish have been the main […]

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Hatteras – June 8, 2017

Hatteras – June 8, 2017

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that anglers fishing inshore have had success landing red drum on cut bait at night. Speckled trout are also feeding in the sound and are willing to take a soft plastic rigged on a popping cork or on a 1/4 oz. jig head. Anglers are starting to see flounder move […]

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Hatteras – May 25, 2017

Hatteras – May 25, 2017

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that there has been a solid red drum bite in the sound. Cut mullet has been the bait of choice while targeting these inshore reds. Speckled trout are starting to show up in the sound and have been landed on a variety of baits under popping corks. Smaller bluefish are […]

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Hatteras – May 11, 2017

Hatteras – May 11, 2017

Blake, of Hatteras Jack, reports that big bluefish are still being caught in the surf, and most of them are being landed on metal lures and cut bait. Back in the sound, puppy drum are starting to show up, and anglers have had luck catching them on both cut bait and artificials. A few stripers […]

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Hatteras – April 27, 2017

Hatteras – April 27, 2017

Blake, of Hatteras Jack, reports that the big bluefish, in the 10+ lb. range, are dominating fishing in the surf and sound, and anglers are catching them on cut bait or metal lures. Puppy drum have started to show up in the surf and in the sound as well. Chunking cut bait is the way […]