Fishing Reports from the Hatteras/Ocracoke area

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – September, 2020

Hatteras/Ocracoke – September, 2020

Jack, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf fishing is in a summertime pattern, dominated mostly by bottom fish. A mix of sea mullet, bluefish, spot, pompano, and croaker are all hitting the go-to fresh shrimp on bottom rigs. On some days, spanish mackerel are pushing within casting distance, with the early and late hours providing […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – August, 2020

Hatteras/Ocracoke – August, 2020

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf fishing has been fairly slow due to the recent heat wave. Anglers are having the most success while fishing Carolina-rigged cut mullet for red drum that are moving in and out of the inlet. Most of these fish are puppy to slot-sized, with a few over-slot fish being […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 2, 2020

Hatteras/Ocracoke – July 2, 2020

JAM, of Hatteras Jack, reports that soundside fishing has been very good for speckled trout (up to 7 lbs.) from Rodanthe down through Salvo. Anglers are wading to grass flats and throwing popping corks and Z-Man or Gulp soft plastics. Light-weight jig heads have been working just as well, but either way it is the […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – March 19, 2020

Hatteras/Ocracoke – March 19, 2020

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf anglers are landing a few sea mullet and the occasional puppy drum on the southern beaches. The coming weeks should see water temperatures rise a little, and surf anglers will then see the first large wave of sea mullet and possibly blow toads in the area. Puppy drum […]

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Hatteras/Ocracoke – Winter 2019-2020

Hatteras/Ocracoke – Winter 2019-2020

Ryan, of Hatteras Jack, reports that surf anglers are finding a good number of speckled trout in the area, as these fish continue to push out of the inlet. Casting soft plastics and shrimp into the deeper holes between breakers has been the most productive method. Bottom rigs with shrimp have been producing good-sized sea […]

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