Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

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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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Hatteras July 28, 2011

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that the southwest winds have made for dirty water in recent days, but anglers are still picking up good numbers of bottomfish like spot, croaker, and sea mullet while fishing the surf. Bloodworms are producing the most action, but anglers have been catching the larger sea mullet on small chunks […]

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Hatteras July 21, 2011

Eddie, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf casters are connecting with some spot, croaker, sea mullet, and pompano from the beaches. Shrimp and bloodworms on bottom rigs are producing the most action, but the larger sea mullet and pompano tend to favor sand fleas. Spanish mackerel and bluefish are feeding just off the beaches, and […]

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Hatteras July 14, 2011

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that the sheepshead bite is still on around the pilings of the Bonner Bridge, with sand fleas producing most of the action. Strangely for July, some large (9+ lb.) bluefish have been feeding in the inlet and taking an interest in cut baits. Decent numbers of keeper flounder are also […]

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Hatteras July 7, 2011

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that the sheepshead bite remains excellent along the pilings of the Bonner Bridge and around channel markers in the sound. Sand fleas are the go-to baits for the sheeps. Speckled trout fishing has also been solid in the sound behind Rodanthe, and Gulp baits fished under popping corks are producing […]