Oregon Inlet Fishing Report

This Week At Oregon Inlet

This Week At Oregon Inlet

It has been a fantastic week of fishing with beautiful weather here on the Outer Banks. The offshore fleet has been busy every day, reeling in...

Tuna Tails

Tuna Tails

Here at Oregon Inlet Fishing Center it’s been hit or miss on the bites and some weather setbacks. But when our offshore fleet hits they hit hard and...

Reeling In The Rainbow

Reeling In The Rainbow

From yellowfins to blues we are loving the colors being brought in here at Oregon Inlet. The catch has been hot for yellowfin tuna on our offshore...

Yellowfin May Day

Yellowfin May Day

Can you say tuna tacos? Our folks here at Oregon Inlet can and catch 'em too! Warming waters are bringing in the yellowfin tuna and dolphin (mahi...

Spring Has Sprung

Spring Has Sprung

It's been a great few weeks here at Oregon Inlet kicking off spring fishing. Offshore folks have been catching yellowfin tuna, mahi mahi and blue...

Rolling Into Spring

Rolling Into Spring

Making your own sushi is great, but catching your own tuna for sushi takes the excitement to a whole new level! Offshore folks have been catching...

Weekend Recap

Weekend Recap

Such a wonderful weekend it was for fishing! Offshore folks reeled in some impressive catches like king mackerel, black fin tuna, and mahi mahi....

Bluefin & Blue Marlin

Bluefin & Blue Marlin

It's a rare occurrence to hook a bluefin tuna and blue marlin in a single day.The Smoker managed to release both species, and was able to keep a...

Still Around

Still Around

Offshore fishing is picking up, with the cool weather keeping the bluefin tuna around. Many boats are releasing giant bluefin regularly, while some...

Winter Bluefin

Winter Bluefin

The recent weather conditions have kept offshore boats in their slips the past few days, but it seems like Mother Nature is gonna allow them to be...

Leap Day

Leap Day

Boats have laid low today but it has been a wonderful week filled with sunshine, albeit with these few windy days in between. At the start of the...

February Fishin’

February Fishin’

The offshore gang got a sweet start to the year with yellowfin tuna making an appearance. Meanwhile, the bluefin squad seems to be taking a mini...

Heatin’ Up

Heatin’ Up

What a week, folks! The weather has been a perfect ten, and the fish have been biting like crazy! Bluefin season has been an absolute blast, but...

Beautiful BLUES

Beautiful BLUES

Offshore boats are starting off 2024 on the right track! A few beautiful big bluefin tuna have been caught the past week. One weighing in at 580...

Post Turkey Day

Post Turkey Day

A few folks spent Black Friday in the ocean and lucked out snagging a few yellow fin tuna, black fin and big eye tuna! With decent weather, our...

Fall Fishing

Fall Fishing

Even amidst harsh weather conditions throughout the past few weeks, our skilled charter captains have managed to reel in a great catch of black fin...

October’s Fishing

October’s Fishing

What a catch! The seas have been a fisherman’s dream, and the forecast promises even more! Yesterday’s offshore crew hauled in a variety of beauties...

Post Hurricane Lee

Post Hurricane Lee

After 3 days stuck at the dock, our offshore boats made it out yesterday and were rewarded with great fishing! We had multiple blue and white marlin...

Weekend Recap

Weekend Recap

Nice catches of white marlin, blue marlin, and sailfish offshore yesterday! Boxes were full of mahi, wahoo, blackfin, and yellowfin tuna. Huge...

September Action

September Action

The great fishing continues with a couple grand slams yesterday! Had some nice catches of mahi, blackfin, and wahoo too! Nearshore boats have had...

Big Drum & Grand Slams!

Big Drum & Grand Slams!

Offshore fishing continues to heat up! We're seeing tons of sailfish, blue and white marlin releases. If you've been wanting that trophy fish for a...

What the Wind Blew In

What the Wind Blew In

Yesterday was the first day back out since the storm, and man was it good!! Tons of sailfish, blue and white marlin releases, limits of dolphin, and...

Storm Prep

Storm Prep

We've had some fantastic fishing offshore this week! Tons of sailfish and blue marlin releases (Drifter with 15 SF releases on 8/29), with a few...

Weekend Action

Weekend Action

Offshore boats are staying hot on the billfish! We've had some dolphin, wahoo, blackfin, barracuda, and a few yellowfin hit the docks as well....

The Best Kind of Bills

The Best Kind of Bills

Congratulations to Fin Planner on a 9th place finish in the Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament! Bi-Op-Sea finished in 12th place, and Rigged Up took...

Weekend Recap

Weekend Recap

Congratulations to Tenacity on a second place finish at the Alice Kelly Ladies Only Billfish Tournament this past Sunday, and Fin Planner with a...

Prime Time

Prime Time

Sending a huge congratulations to the Fin Planner on taking the Top Release Boat at the White Marlin Open this past week! Skirt Chaser released 3...

August So Far…

August So Far…

Offshore boats are catching blue and white marlin, sailfish, wahoo, dolphin, blackfin tuna, and a few nice yellowfin! Nearshore boats are catching...

Tunas and Billfish

Tunas and Billfish

Our offshore fleet has gotten back into the yellowfin tuna, with nice catches of mahi, wahoo, and fantastic billfishing! The Pelican had a stellar...

Goodbye July!

Goodbye July!

The offshore fleet has been catching dolphin, wahoo, tilefish, blue marlin and sailfish! We've gotten back into the yellowfin tuna as well....

Full Freezers

Full Freezers

Offshore boats have been fishing through scrappy conditions but have had solid catches of dolphin, tilefish, wahoo (a couple 40+ pounders!), and a...

Good mix!

Good mix!

Offshore fishing has been a bit scrappy in addition to the heat, but we've had great catches of dolphin, wahoo, blackfin and yellowfin tuna, and...

HOT Fishin’

HOT Fishin’

Temperature or the bite, you're asking? Both! Inshore folks are after puppy drum, speckled trout and blue fish! Nearshore boats are fishing for...

Mahi & Marlin

Mahi & Marlin

The fleet is enjoying the billfish action offshore! Sailfish, blue marlin and white marlin are being released. Plenty of meat is making it to the...

Bill Collectors

Bill Collectors

The offshore fleet has had a blast catching and releasing sailfish, blue, and white marlin! We've had great catches of mahi mahi, tilefish, sea...

From the Depths

From the Depths

Our offshore fleet has brought in limits of dolphin and tilefish with quite a few over 12 pounds! We've also had a handful of sailfish releases,...

Reds, White, and Blues!

Reds, White, and Blues!

Offshore action has been steady with mahi mahi, yellowfin, bigeyes, and a handful of sailfish and blue marlin releases! The nearshore fleet has been...

Not So Easy

Not So Easy

Offshore boats have been battling through wind, rain, and sharks but were able to fill the docks with limits of yellowfin tuna, mahi mahi, and let a...

Going With The Flow

Going With The Flow

Through unpredictable weather and scrappy fishing, our offshore fleet has lined the docks with chunky yellowfin tuna, mahi mahi, wahoo, tilefish,...

The Bigger the Better

The Bigger the Better

Offshore boats have been bringing in a mix of mahi mahi, yellowfin tuna, big eyes, and wahoo! We've had a few sailfish and blue marlin releases this...

In the MEAT

In the MEAT

It's been a tough start to season with multiple Nor' Easters, a week of dense fog and a bit of smoke everyday since. Despite the conditions, the...

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

After about a week stuck at the dock, our entire offshore fleet made it out today and had fantastic results! We had 15 blue marlin releases, limits...

Off the Hook!

Off the Hook!

Offshore boats had good reports of mahi mahi, yellowfin tuna, and a couple citation wahoo! Nearshore boats brought in a few cobia, spanish mackerel,...

Roughing it

Roughing it

What a wild and windy month it's been so far! Anglers tough enough to make the ride have been rewarded with phenomenal fishing! Despite a few blow...

“Catching” Up!

“Catching” Up!

To kick off the weekend our Offshore boats have been catching mahi-mahi, yellowfin tuna, king mackerel, wahoo, and a few blue marlin were released...

Big Wahoos!

Big Wahoos!

Our offshore fleet had another fantastic day reeling in yellowfin, blackfin, and false albacore tuna. We saw great numbers of mahi mahi, and had 2...

Friday’s Action

Friday’s Action

The offshore fleet had a fantastic day with early limits of yellowfin tuna, a massive citation blackfin tuna, a 130+lb bigeye tuna, beautiful mahi,...

The Tuna Are Here

The Tuna Are Here

Another day out in the deep! More wahoo was caught today, limits of yellow fin tuna, and some scattered mahi-mahi. Another catch and release blue...

Sunny and 70

Sunny and 70

Fishing today was GREAT and to only get better! Wahoo, scattered mahi and limits of yellow fin tuna that came in from offshore. There was also a...

Heating Up!

Heating Up!

Our offshore boats brought in quite the mix today! We've seen yellowfin, blackfin, and bigeye tuna, some monster wahoo, great numbers of mahi mahi,...

Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday

Oregon Inlet Fishing Center will be closed Easter Sunday, April 9th. We wish you all a happy Easter, may your baskets be filled with sweets and...

The Calm Before the Storm

The Calm Before the Storm

Man, what a week of fishing it's been! Our offshore fleet has seen daily limits of yellowfin, monster bluefin releases, handfuls of blackfin tuna, a...

What The Wind “Blue” In

What The Wind “Blue” In

Four boats headed out today and came back in with some good eats! Blackfin Tuna, Yellowfin Tuna, Bluefin Tuna and 1 Mahi-mahi was what todays catch...

Bigger is Better!

Bigger is Better!

We had a few offshore boats head out today with reports of multiple tuna releases and a beautiful 150+ pound bluefin brought in by the Bi-Op-Sea!...

Three offshore boats went out for some recreational bluefin tuna fishing today. Each boat got em' one! If you're looking for a recreational blue fin...

Monsters Of The Deep

Monsters Of The Deep

A 103 inch Bluefin Tuna was brought to our scales today! What a monster fish it is! Nearshore was able to bring in some red drum today as well as...

Fish For Christmas

Fish For Christmas

Today we had one near shore boat go fishing. They had a blast and came back to the docks with seabass, false albacore and blue fish. Offshore...

Tail Me About It

Tail Me About It

Three Offshore boats went out and all came back with limits of yellow fin tuna, black fin tuna and a few false albacore. One nearshore went fishing...

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Two offshore boats went today bringing back in wahoo, yellow fin tuna and black fin tuna. False albacore, bonita, trigger fish and sea bass was...

Thankful For Fish

Eleven offshore boats went out and came back in with wahoo, king mackerel, black fin tuna and yellow fin tuna. One boat released a white marlin. It...