Light Tackle Fishing
Charters, Hatteras NC

Your Catch

Your Catch on The Hook Up Charter will be one to remember. Your Catch can consist of Red Drum, Spanish Mackeral, Flounder and more. The possibilities of different fish in your catch will depend on the time of year and conditions. The list below will give you an idea of what your catch can consist of. Let us get you on the water for a trip and get you “Your Catch”.

Red Drum Red Drum
Jigs work well for all size drum. Ocean fishing 2-3 oz no bait. Also spoons also works well for big drum. Hammered Hopkins is the Captains favorite. Small drum or yearlings you can use jigs or cut bait. Average weight is 3-50 Ibs.
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Cobia Cobia
Casting jigs with a squid strip are used to catch cobia. Also twister tails work well on jigs. Average weight 20-40 Ibs. Not unusual to see Cobia over 70 Ibs
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Speckled Trout Speckled Trout
Normally caught in the sound using 1/4 or 3/8 oz jig head with different colored twister tales. Weight averages 1-4 Ibs. Captain’s favorite – Chartreuse twister.
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Gray Trout Gray Trout
Caught in the ocean and sound with buck tail and jig head with twister tail.
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Flounder Flounder
Caught drifting the channel. Captain’s favorite Mahi-Mahi belly strips.
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Bluefish Blue Fish
Easy catch with almost any artificial or cut bait. Great fighter and lots of fun to catch.
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Spanish Mackeral Spanish Mackeral
Spanish mackeral are a summer time fish that is great eating on the grill and are fun to catch. Kids love the action! They range from 1 -5 Ibs. and are mainly trolling and casting.
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King Mackeral King Mackeral
King Mackeral are a schooling species offish that are found in the green water during the cooler time of the year. They are a blast to live bait as well as trolling.
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Black Drum Black Drum
Black Drum are caught on artificial and cut bait.
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Albacore Albacore
Found in the ocean and around the mouth of the inlets. Excellent fighting fish on light tackle. Caught on 3/4 -1 oz spoon.