Like any proper beach town, fishing is at the center of the Outer Banks’ cultural appeal. It’s almost a way of life for many beachgoers. From the sound to the surf, finding all of the best places for fishing in the Outer Banks has never been easier. Follow our guide, and you’ll be out on the water before you know it. Before you leave, don’t forget to request access to our complimentary Vacation Guide. Full of all of the area’s best restaurants, attractions, and events, our guide is the key to building the perfect getaway!

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Your Guide to Outer Banks Fishing

Outer Banks Fishing Charters

Offering sound and inlet trips that will allow anglers to fish the mouth of the ocean all the way back to the flats for everything from trout and drum, to mackerel and flounder, Outer Banks Fishing Charters are always a hit. You can either use casting lures, live bait rigs, or bottom rigs on these trips that are known for stocking up your freezer quick. The Ocean inlet trips are another hit for the deep sea lovers who like trolling lures and bigger fish. The Kids Adventure Trips are a great option for anyone looking for an Outer Banks fishing trip for the whole family. We’ll help you teach them the basics and make sure they hook some great fish!

Fishing Unlimited

Known for their giant and well-stocked tackle shop, Fishing Unlimited is also home to the Outer Banks Fishing Pier. Measuring in at 600 feet long, this is a wonderful and friendly environment to enjoy an affordable day of Outer Banks Fishing. There is no fishing license required on the pier, which is lit at night and open 24 hours a day. The pier house is home not only to the tackle shop but also an oceanfront grill serving breakfast and lunch with video games to entertain the kids as well as rod and reel rentals.

Rock Solid Fishing

With charter trips available aboard three unique rigs, Rock Solid, Carolina Blue, or Southern Run, Rock Solid Fishing always offers a customized Outer Banks fishing trip based on your experience and desires. Whether you’re an expert angler, a beginner or are taking the kids out for a day on the high seas, they are always excited to meet your needs in fun and inventive ways. Charters include all bait, tackle, rods, reels and licenses so just call to book your trip and everything will be taken care of.


Find the perfect fishing adventure every time with FishingBooker. By putting all of the Outer Banks’ best fishing charters right under your nose, FishingBooker makes it easy to plan your next deep-sea fishing excursion.

The Perfect Place to Stay

No matter where your next fishing adventure takes you, the ideal beach home is always waiting when you book with Shoreline OBX. Whether you’re looking for a beach-front abode or a house with a pool, we have exactly what you desire. Our stunning properties are featured in each and every one of the Outer Banks communities, making us the number one choice for both convenience and comfort.

For example, SeaEsta is a gorgeous home that features a private pool and a short walk to the beach. Don’t settle for less than your dream vacation. The Outer Banks is just one click away!

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