Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

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Hatteras September 1, 2011

Hatteras Island bore the brunt of Hurricane Irene’s impacts to NC’s Outer Banks. No village on the island was left untouched, but the northern beach villages of Avon, Salvo, Rodanthe, and Waves took Irene on the chin. A one-two punch of strong east winds and punishing surf and massive soundside flooding after the storm had […]

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Hatteras August 25, 2011

Eddie, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf and pier bottom fishermen are encountering a summertime mix of croaker, sea mullet, bluefish, spot, and some pompano. Shrimp and bloodworms are fooling the bottomfish. Some scattered puppy drum have also been showing up on the beaches, and they’re biting cut baits. Bluefish and spanish mackerel have been […]

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Hatteras August 18, 2011

Eddie, of Hatteras Jack, reports that spot, croaker, and sea mullet continue to dominate the catch for anglers bottom fishing in the surf. Shrimp and bloodworms are attracting the bottomfeeders’ attention. Good numbers of bluefish and spanish mackerel are also feeding up and down the beaches, and anglers are hooking them while working small metal […]

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Hatteras August 11, 2011

Eddie, of Hatteras Jack, reports that spot, croaker, and sea mullet have been making up the majority of the surf catch around Rodanthe recently. Shrimp and bloodworms are attracting the most attention. Down around the Point, the spanish mackerel bite is still solid for anglers working metal jigs from the beach early and late in […]

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Hatteras August 4, 2011

Eddie, of Hatteras Jack, reports that the speckled trout bite is still excellent in the sound around Rodanthe. Anglers are hooking the specks around the barge, Rodanthe harbor, and the sound accesses at mile marker 48 and in Avon. Gulp baits and other soft plastics are producing most of the action. Surf anglers are still […]

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