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Gone Fishin'

Fishing on Hatteras Island - Just WOW !!

If fishing is your thing then Hatteras Island is your place!  Whether you enjoy surf fishing, pier fishing or want to try your hand at off-shore fishing you have found the perfect spot!  It is all here!  This is a jackpot area for all types of fishing!  Once you fish on Hatteras Island you will be “hooked”! 

It is always a good idea to check a tide chart and surf conditions. 

Surf Fishing here is awesome!

Surf-Fishing is huge here on Hatteras Island and awesome on the beach by SEAcret Treasure!  Grab your gear and just 100 footsteps from the cottage you are at the perfect spot!  

Fishing on Hatteras Island does require that you obtain a Fishing License.  The license can be obtained at any of the local OBX tackle shops or get it online at the Division of  Marine Fisheries Website.

Fishing for hobby and for work along the

Hatteras Island has some of the best Surf Fishing on the Atlantic and is one of the most popular spots on the East coast.  Whether you are just learning or an experienced angler the thrill of catching a record-breaking fish is possible and the fishing here is exceptional.  There is a total of 70 miles of national shore line here.  When you catch that “big one”, take it to any of the local tackle shops, with a weigh station, to find out if it is qualified for a North Carolina Fishing Citation.

There are many bait and tackle shops here.  You can get anything you need from bait to fishing gear. You can also get some great tips and the inside scoop on the best bait to use.  Some will rent fishing equipment too.  Getting an update is just a click away!  Check out these links for an updated fishing report on Hatteras Island.

Basic tackle can be purchased just up the street from SEAcret Treasure, at the Island Convenience Store/Liberty Station.  If you are just starting out and want to try your luck at Surf Fishing, they carry the essentials you will need to get you started.

For those more serious about the Surf Fishing and experienced Angler’s these are some great island tackle shops to check out.

Bait & Tackle Shops

Hatteras Jack  

23902 NC Hwy 12

Rodanthe, NC  27968

(252) 987-2428  

The Fishing Hole 

2702 Sand Street

Salvo, NC  27972  

(252) 987-2351

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Rodanthe Pier

24251 Atlantic Drive

Rodanthe, NC  27968

(252) 987-0030

Red Drum Tackle Shop

46813 NC Hwy 12

Buxton, NC  27920

(252) 995-5414

Frank & Fran's Bait & Tackle

40210 NC Hwy 12

Avon, NC  27915

(252) 995-4171

Pier Fishing is pure pleasure here!

Pier Fishing is extremely popular on Hatteras Island! Fishermen from all over the country have been drawn here for many, many years!  Trying their best to catch one of the huge record breaking Red Drums that frequently travel here. 

There are two fishing piers on Hatteras Island.  The Rodanthe Pier and the Avon Pier. 

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The Rodanthe Pier

The Rodanthe Pier is a favorite with guests of SEAcret Treasure!  There is much fun to be had here!  Fishing here is awesome!  The view is spectacular and a sunrise here is a must see!  This is a great place whether you want to fish or just relax and enjoy the  view. The  Rodanthe Pier is just about a mile away from SEAcret Treasure.  A beautiful walk on the beach or a very quick car ride and you are there!

The Pier House here is a great place to hang out and grab a snack and play the arcade games.  It is well stocked with rods, reels, fishing tackle and bait. There are also snacks, sandwiches, souvenirs and T-shirts available for purchase. 

There are No Fishing Licenses required to fish from the Pier. There is a fee. Passes are available to purchase (Daily, Weekly, Season).  Please see their website for more information.

The Rodanthe Pier is a lovely place to enjoy the ocean breezes and take some amazing pictures of the breathtaking scenery!  Evenings strolls provide a great opportunity for star gazing!

This pier is a well loved landmark on Hatteras Island and a wonderful place to spend time!  Open daily 6AM - 12AM

  Rodanthe Pier Place

24251 Atlantic Drive

Rodanthe, NC  27968

(252) 987-0030

Guests of  SEAcret Treasure enjoy complimentary week long passes to the Rodanthe Pier!

The Avon Pier

The Avon Pier is the oldest standing Outer Banks pier.  A great spot for fishing and a day of fun over the ocean.  The Pier House here has everything you need for fishing!   Available for purchase is a wide variety of rods, reels, tackle, accessories and coolers.  You can also rent fishing equipment here.   Grab a cold drink or an ice cream to cool down a bit.  They sell their famous Avon Pier hats and T-shirts so you have a souvenir of your visit here.

Fishing Licenses are not required.  There is a fee.  Passes are available for purchase (Fishing Day Pass, Fishing 3-Day Pass or and Sightseeing Pass).

There have been many record catches at this pier making it a very popular fishing spot.

The Summer hours are Sunday - Wednesday 6AM-10PM.  Thursday  -Saturday 6AM-midnight.  Spring and Fall hours are 6AM-10PM.  The pier is closed in the Winter.

Avon Fishing Pier

41001 NC Hwy 12

Avon, NC  27915

(252) 995-5480

Charter a Fishing boat on Hatteras Island!

Hatteras Island provides a variety of options for Charter boat fishing.  There are many boats and captains to choose from.  Options include full day or half day fishing trips.  You can choose to stay inshore or head out to the gulf stream.  A wonderful day of fishing out on the open water awaits.  Here are some of the top Fishing Charters on Hatteras with their contact information.  Take some time to find just what you are looking for in a Charter fishing experience.

Wicked Tuna Outer Banks fan?  You are in luck!  The captains on the show do half and full day charter trips here!

Spend the day on the water with your favorite captain and let them show you how it's done!

Doghouse Sportfishing Adventures

                   (252) 475-8079

Fishin' Frenzy 

(252) 216-9034 

Little Shell Charters

     (252) 573-8323

Miss Oregon Inlet Head Boat Fishing

                        (252) 441-6301

Oregon Inlet Fishing Center  

              1- (800) 272-5199

Sea Angel Sportfishing Charters
(252) 473-0772       (252) 904-7385

Bluefin Sportfishing Charters

                    (757) 292-1776

Skirt Chaser Sport Fishing

            1- (800) 272-5199

Sport Fishing Boat in the Gulf Stream Re

Sea Creature Sportfishing

            (252) 995-4832

Teach's Lair Marina

        (252) 986-2460

Hatteras Harbor Marina

             (252) 986-2166

Albatross Fleet

  (252) 986-2515

Miss Hatteras & Cap N Clam Head Boats

                              (252) 986-2365

Hatteras Landing

     (252) 986-2077

Dream Girl Charters

         (252) 473-2651



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