Country Girl Head Boat

  • Birding
  • Fishing
  • Tours

The Country Girl offers bottom wreck fishing and Gulf Stream charters. Fish for both meat fish and billfish. The Carolina-style charter boat is the only area boat licensed and built to take more than six anglers per Gulf Stream charter.  Capt. Allan Foreman built the 57-foot vessel with the help of his fath...

  • Nags Head

    252-473-5577

Crystal Dawn Head Boat

  • Birding
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kid Friendly Activities
  • Nature Spots
  • Scenic Spots
  • Tours

The Crystal Dawn is a bottom fishing head boat that carries enough people to keep the cost reasonable. The boat is large enough for plenty of elbowroom. She offers half-day trips Monday through Saturday as well as evening cruises. This is a great trip for beginners and families. The captain takes you to the inlet and thr...

  • Nags Head

    252-441-5028

Jennette's Pier

  • Beaches
  • Educational Activities
  • Fishing
  • History
  • Indoor Activities
  • Kid Friendly Activities
  • Must See Attractions
  • Nature Spots
  • Scenic Spots
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tours

An Outer Banks landmark since 1939, Jennette’s Pier has undergone an amazing transformation since it was destroyed in 2003 by Hurricane Isabel. Rescued by the nonprofit North Carolina Aquarium Society, the 5-acre site and battered pier remnants were turned over to the North Carolina Aquariums and $25 million was se...

  • Nags Head

    252-255-1501

Nags Head Fishing Pier

  • Beaches
  • Fishing
  • History
  • Kid Friendly Activities
  • Must See Attractions
  • Nature Spots
  • Scenic Spots

You haven’t been to the Outer Banks if you haven’t been to a fishing pier, and Nags Head Fishing Pier is as authentic as they come. One of the oldest and longest surviving piers on the barrier islands, this is a great place to take the kids or less agile folks to hook a fish. But people of all ages and skill ...

  • Nags Head

    252-441-5141

Nags Head Pier and Restaurant

  • Fishing
  • Kid Friendly Activities

Nags Head Pier offers some of the best fishing on the east coast. Its proximity to the Gulf Stream provides access to a great variety of inshore fish, and the Pier Shop furnishes all the equipment needed to catch them. The Shop’s experts can even offer a few tips, along with the bait, tackle and rod and reel rental...

  • Nags Head

    252-441-5141

Oregon Inlet Fishing Center

  • Beaches
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Marinas
  • Sailing
  • Scenic Spots
  • Tours

  Oregon Inlet is one of the most dynamic waterways on the East Coast, so it is fitting that the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center is the home of the coast’s largest, most modern fishing fleet. Situated on the northwest corner of the inlet overlooking the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge, the fishing center offers a...

  • Nags Head

    252-441-6301

Outer Banks Dive Center

  • Boating
  • Diving
  • Educational Activities
  • Fishing
  • History
  • Nature Spots
  • Tours

The Outer Banks is known as the “Graveyard of the Atlantic” because of the hundreds of shipwrecks off the coast, which is the reason it’s a favorite destination for shipwreck divers, spear fishermen and underwater photographers. Every year, powerful offshore currents expose old wrecks that had been prev...

  • Nags Head

    252-449-8349

Outer Banks Pier and Fishing Center

  • Beaches
  • Fishing
  • History
  • Kid Friendly Activities
  • Must See Attractions
  • Nature Spots
  • Scenic Spots
  • Swimming

Outer Banks Pier is one of the few fishing piers still standing on the Outer Banks, and it worth a visit even if you don’t fish. The ocean pier in South Nags Head was first built in 1959, and rebuilt after the Ash Wednesday storm in 1962.  When owner Garry Oliver purchased it in 1970, it was about the same len...

  • Nags Head

    252-441-5740

Pier House Restaurant

  • Beaches
  • Fishing
  • History
  • Indoor Activities
  • Kid Friendly Activities
  • Rainy Day Activities
  • Scenic Spots

It is impossible to match the coolness of dining on a fishing pier, and the Pier House Restaurant is one of the few that offers the experience.  What’s great is you can come right off the beach, or the pier, and enjoy a satisfying Outer Banks-style meal. Try to score a window table for the best view, but any p...

  • Nags Head

    252-441-4200

TW's Bait & Tackle

  • Beaches
  • Crabbing
  • Fishing

With more than 7,500 square feet, TW’s new store in Nags Head is chock full of a wide selection of fishing and hunting gear. Racks of popular clothing lines,  including Aftco Bluewater Wear, Salt Life and Pelagic, and sunglasses and hats are available in the attractive and sunny store. Hunting apparel from Bro...

  • Corolla

    252-453-3339

  • Kitty Hawk

    252-261-7848

  • Nags Head

    252-441-4807