10/20/08

Outer Banks Fishing Report 10/20/08-Hatteras Island

Fishing Report 10/20/08 Hatteras Island
We enjoyed a few record setting warm days early in the week, with no wind and gorgeous beach days, followed by a little coastal storm over the weekend to mix things up. This is an indication that fall has officially arrived. If you need further proof, the dunes are covered with yellow wildflowers (our version of fall foliage), and the drum have been reeled in from just about every beach and pier on the island.
With the storm out of the way, the rest of this upcoming week is shaping up to be more of the same – mild 65-70 degree weather, a little wind, not many people, and plenty of drum. You gotta love fall.
Here’s what local anglers have been catching this past week

Rodanthe, Waves & Salvo: Blues, Sea Mullet, Puppy Drum, Spadefish, Black Drum
Avon: Puppy Drum, Blues, Sea Mullet, Pompano, 1 – 47 ½” Cobia
Cape Point: Puppy Drum, Yearlings, Blues, Lots of Spot, Sea Mullet, 15′ gray trout, Cobia, Spanish, flounder
Hatteras: Puppy Drum, Blues, Sea Mullet, Flounder

From the Piers:
Rodanthe Pier: Sea Mullet, Blues, Spot, Puppy Drum
Avon Pier: Puppy Drum, (Few Big Drum), Sea Mullet, Pompano, Flounder, Gray Trout, Lots of Blues, Spot, (1) Cobia @30+ lbs
Cape Hatteras Pier in Frisco: Blues, Puppy Drum, Gray Trout, Pompano, Spot, Sea Mullet, Puffers, Croaker, King Mackerel

Offshore: Hoos, kings, black fins, dolphin, bailers and bottom fish

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