Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

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Hatteras May 26, 2011

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack’s Bait and Tackle, reports that cobia have made their way around Cape Hatteras, and anglers landed several (including a 98 pounder) on Avon Pier last week. Boaters may well be able to find the fish cruising just offshore and hook them while sight-casting bucktails, and surf anglers may have some shots […]

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Hatteras May 12, 2011

Connie, of Frisco Rod and Gun, reports that some bluefish and sea mullet have been producing the majority of the action in the surf of late. Netters have been landing some spanish mackerel, so they’re starting to show, and it shouldn’t be long until nearshore boats and even surf anglers are getting in on the […]

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Hatteras April 28, 2011

Jam, of Teach’s Lair Marina, reports that offshore fishing continues to be solid out of Hatteras Inlet. Anglers are still catching good numbers of blackfin tuna with a few yellowfins sprinkled in, and the dolphin bite keeps getting better (with many boats landing double-digit numbers). Also, unusually for April, boats are landing decent numbers of […]

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Hatteras April 14, 2010

Jam, of Teach’s Lair Marina, reports that the surf bite is finally heating up along with the weather. Anglers are hooking up with sea mullet, pufferfish, bluefish, and a few puppy and big red drum from the island’s beaches. Periods of southerly and southwesterly winds are the most favorable conditions for the drum bite. Bottom […]

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Hatteras March 31, 2011

Bob, of Red Drum Tackle, reports that anglers are starting to find some action with pufferfish from the beaches, with some sea mullet and other bottom dwellers mixed in. Fresh shrimp on bottom rigs will attract attention from the bottom feeders, and the bite should only improve as the water temperatures rise. Southerly winds pushed […]