Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

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Hatteras June 23, 2011

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack Outfitters, reports that the sheepshead bite remains strong around Bonner Bridge. Anglers are catching the sheeps (some to 9+ lbs.) on sand fleas dangled close to the bridge pilings. Surf casters are connecting with some spot, croaker, sea mullet, and pompano on bottom rigs baited with shrimp and bloodworms. Some bluefish […]

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Hatteras June 16, 2011

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack’s, reports that sheepshead fishing from the Bonner Bridge catwalk has been excellent over the last week (with several citation fish weighed in). Anglers are hooking up with the sheeps while dangling sand fleas next to the bridge pilings. Surf casters are connecting with some bluefish, sea mullet, spot, and croaker, but […]

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Hatteras June 9, 2011

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack Bait and Tackle, reports that surf anglers have been staying busy over the past week. Sea mullet, pompano, and some spot and croaker are taking an interest in bottom rigs baited with shrimp, bloodworms, and sand fleas in the breakers. Plenty of bluefish are around in the surf as well, though […]

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Hatteras June 2, 2011

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack Bait and Tackle, reports that surf anglers are seeing some sea mullet and good numbers of bluefish (from small fish to big choppers) up and down the beaches of Hatteras Island. Shrimp and bloodworms will fool the mullet, while a variety of baits and metal casting lures should attract attention from […]

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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 […]