The Outer Banks is a premium location for deep sea fishing. Our beaches are just 12-15 miles from the Gulf Stream, giving you the opportunity to catch large fish like Yellowfin Tuna, Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Dolphin (Mahi-Mahi), Wahoo and Sailfish.
Marinas and Inlets
There are plenty of offshore charter boats ready to take you and your group out for the day. Charter boats head offshore through Oregon Inlet or Hatteras Inlet, and there are a few different marinas located near both inlets. In Hatteras you’ve got Albatross Fleet Marina, Hatteras Harbor Marina, Hatteras Landing Marina, Oden’s Dock, Teach’s Lair Marina and Village Marina. On the Northern end there is OBX Marina, Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, Pirates Cove Marina, Shallowbag Bay Club Marina, Thicket Lump Marina and Wanchese Marina. If you’re staying in Ocracoke, the Anchorage Marina would be your go to for going off-shore.
What to Expect
Your offshore fishing adventure will be an all-day event. Even though we are in close proximity to the gulf stream it still takes an hour or so to get there – be prepared to leave the marina in the early morning hours around 5am and expect to return somewhere around 4-5pm. Most offshore charters will take up to 6 people, and the cost of the trip will range from $1200 – $2,000+ before tips. You often “get what you pay for” and can find more affordable boats, but they may not come with the level of comfort and quality of the more expensive charters. Choose the option that is best for you, your pocketbook and the type of off-shore fishing experience you want to have. Charters are a great option for experienced and novice fishers alike, as the crew will have the boat fully prepared and ready to go. On most boats you’ll just need to bring personal items like sunscreen, food and drinks, medications, etc. The captain and crew will provide all the equipment, licenses and assistance when the fishing begins!
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