You are unable to pick up the quest "Report to Captain Stoutfist" at this point. According to this page: https://classic.wowhead.com/quest=473/report-to-captain-stoutfist, it is because you need to complete the "The Algaz Gauntlet" quest before you can.
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Bug Report: NE Hunter Section 8 Step 4 - Report to Captain Stoutfist
Minor Bug Report: NE Hunter Section 8 Step 4 - [Flagon of Mead]
[Flagon of Mead] should be [Flagon of Dwarven Honeymead]