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World-class Fishing on the Outer Banks

Ocracoke Island has the best fishing on the Outer Banks. Miles of undeveloped shoreline allow for endless surf fishing options and the nearby Gulf Steam has world-renowned offshore charter fishing. The waters off of Ocracoke are known for having ample big game species of fish. In addition to fishing, guests often see dolphins and sea turtles.

Hook All-Kinds of Different Fish

On the Outer Banks, you fish for yellowfin tuna, bluefin tuna, blackfin tuna, wahoo, mahi, sailfish, red fish, and white marlin. Lucky offshore anglers might even hook a blue marlin. Fishing on Ocracoke Island connects you to the ocean and the community. Every vacation to the Outer Banks of North Carolina should include some time spent fishing.

Outer Banks Fishing

Ocracoke Island Fishing Resources

Gecko Sportfish
Book Family Friendly Fishing Charters at the Anchorage Marina. Spend the day on the Gecko, a 46’ custom built fishing boat designed for the Outer Banks.  Captain Ernie Doshier

Ocracoke Sportfishing & Hunting
Fish the wreck of Graveyard of the Atlantic, the shoals of Ocracoke Island, and Pamlico Sound with Captains Ronnie and Ryan O’Neal. Learn about local birds, fish, and sea life. Miss Kathleen and Tarheel.  Visit Ocracoke Sportfishing & Hunting online.

Rascal Sportfishing:
Spend a day with Captain Norman Miller. Fish both inshore and offshore for red drum, grouper, snapper, and king mackerel.

Tradewinds Tackle
Get all the fishing gear you need for fun fishing on Ocracoke Island and across the Outer Banks. Tradewinds Tackle has been in business for over 38 years.  Visit Tradewind's Facebook page for the latest information.

Capt. B (Drum Stick Captain and Crew)

Enjoy some of the greatest fishing in the world aboard the Capt. B with Captain Farris O'Neal. Full or half day inshore and offshore fishing charters. Bait, tackle, and fishing license included.  

Miss Teresa:
Fish full or half day charters in the beautiful waters of Pamlico Sound aboard the Miss Teresa with Captain Albert O’Neal. Captain O’Neal specializes in evening drum fishing.

Clam Digger/Flounder Gigger:
While visiting Ocracoke make sure to sign up for a fun-filled excursion of clamming or flounder gigging, while exploring the Pamlico Sound in a 24” Carolina Skiff. All equipment provided. Captain Marcus Lawson.

South Wind Charters:

Join native Captain Spencer Gaskins for an evening of red drum fishing or book a trip clamming. All bait and tackle are provided and no personal fishing license is required. Call to reserve today 252-588-2105

Fish Tale Charters:
Light tackle, calm water sound, inlet and near shore fishing for beginner or experienced anglers and families with children aged 6 or older. Captain John Ferrara.

Outer Banks Fishing

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