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World-class Fishing on the Outer Banks

Ocracoke Island offers some of 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, trout, drum, 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 Charter Boats

Capt. B (Drum Stick Captains and Crew)

Enjoy some of the greatest fishing in the world aboard the Capt. B with Captains Farris O'Neal and Marty Baumgaertel. Full or half day inshore and offshore fishing charters.  Located at the Anchorage Marina.  

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.

Dream Girl Fishing

Enjoy a day of fishing with Captain Steve Wilson on his 40-foot, custom-built center-console boat Dream Girl. Captain Steve has been operating fishing charters in Ocracoke for more than 20 years. You’ll find the Dream Girl on Silver Lake Harbor, at their new location across from the Slushie Stand. 

Gecko Sportfishing

Book a family friendly fishing charter. Spend the day on the Gecko, a 46’ custom built fishing boat designed for the Outer Banks. Located at the Anchorage Marina. Captain Ernie Doshier.

Laura Linn

Laura Linn is a 46′ custom built Buddy Cannady sportfisher. Full and ¾ day offshore gulf stream charters.  Half day inlet and wreck charters.  Sunset fishing charters.  Inshore charters aboard the Jones Brothers 23’ Bateau. Fishing and clamming.  Located at the Berkley Manor dock.  

South Wind Charters

Join native Captain Spencer Gaskins for an inshore fishing charter or clamming.  Evening Red Drum charters available.  All bait and tackle are provided. 

Tradewinds Tackle

Get all the fishing gear you need for fun fishing on Ocracoke Island. Tradewinds Tackle has been in business since 1976.  Visit Tradewind's website or their Facebook page for the latest catch.

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