Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

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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 […]

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Hatteras March 10, 2011

Bob, of Red Drum Tackle, reports that anglers have seen a few sea mullet and some puppy drum around Hatteras Inlet and Ocracoke. As winter turns to spring and the water temperatures climb into the upper 50’s, the surf fishing should improve. Most of the striped bass have made their way north, but anglers caught […]

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Hatteras Winter 2010-2011

Frank, of Frank and Fran’s Tackle, reports that anglers are hoping to see a good speckled trout and puppy drum bite continue into January. Casting MirrOlures, Gulps, and other soft plastic baits into the oceanfront sloughs will produce action with the fish when anglers can find them. Boats are seeing a few striped bass near […]

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