It comes as no surprise that Outer Banks fishing opportunities draw fisherman and outdoor recreation enthusiasts year after year. Bring your own rod and reel or rent one from one of the many tackle shops in the area. You can even purchase a fishing license at one of the shops. Spend the day under the sun’s rays soaking in the salty air while attempting to catch the biggest fish in the sea. You can embark on a fishing charter adventure out into the deep blue, sink your toes in the sand and fish from the beach, or find an ideal perch on the pier. Regardless of whichever fishing method floats your boat, you’re bound to have the time of your life! Discover more water activities to indulge in on your next OBX vacation in our handy vacation guide!
The Best Outer Banks Fishing
For those who enjoy casting their line from a carefully selected perch on the pier, consider fishing from one of the many piers scattered across the Outer Banks. From Kitty Hawk and Nags Head all the way down to Hatteras Island, visitors can find the perfect spot to spend their day attempting to reel in the ultimate catch.
- Kitty Hawk Fishing Pier
- Avalon Fishing Pier
- Nags Head Fishing Pier
- Jennette’s Fishing Pier
- Outer Banks Fishing Pier
- Hatteras Island Fishing Pier
- Avon Fishing Pier
Whether fishing is a career, a hobby, a passion, or some combination of the three, charter fishing on the Outer Banks is one of the best things to do in the area. Local experts steer their guests in the right direction towards prime fishing holes and secret spots. Reel in giant tuna, wahoo, flounder, or mahi. Embark from any of the bigger towns on the Outer Banks and set out for a day full of adventure. Some of the local charters include:
- The Tuna Duck
- Bite Me Sportfishing Charters
- Carolina Girl Sportfishing Charters
- Outer Banks Charter Fishing Adventures/Corolla Bait and Tackle
- Charter Boats on the Outer Banks
- Country Girl Charters
- Oregon Inlet Fishing Center
- Pirate’s Cove Yacht Club & Marina
While there are many great locations for surf fishing on the Outer Banks, locals have a few favorites for reeling in the best catches and avoiding hordes of people. Check out these three excellent surf fishing spots deemed as some of the best:
- Cape Point
- Oregon Inlet
- Hatteras Inlet
Anglers looking to try a more adventurous fishing method might enjoy the thrill of kayak fishing. Treat yourself to an excursion on the sound, the ocean, or even at night. Fishing enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy this unique opportunity that is unlike any other fishing venture!
Stay with Paramount Destinations
After spending a day on the Outer Banks fishing, head back to your beautiful Paramount Destinations vacation home. Our Waterlily rental in Corolla is located in the premier community of Pine Island. With convenient beach access and sweeping views of the ocean, sound and open dunes of the Audubon Sanctuary, this property is a guest favorite. You and your family will love staying near attractions such as some of the best restaurants in Corolla and the Corolla Adventure Park. You can even book a wild horse tour and spot the Outer Banks’ majestic inhabitants in their natural habitat. What are you waiting for?