Outer Banks Annual Events - Fishing Tournaments

On this page you will find the annual fishing tournaments on the Outer Banks.

Annual Outer Banks Events by Category or Month

 

Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament

Outer Banks Fishing Tournaments
2000 Sailfish Drive, Pirate's Cove Marina, Manteo
(252) 305-3610

Ladies, gather your fishing poles and your finest crew members. In early August it's time to fish for a cure at the Alice Kelly Memorial Billfish Tournament. This Outer Banks annual event, whose home base is Pirate's Cove Marina, invites teams of women to come out for a weekend of fishing and good times. Participants start the event with registration of competitors and teams and... read more

Ladies, gather your fishing poles and your finest crew members. In early August it's time... read more

Carolina Boat Builders Tournament

Outer Banks Fishing Tournaments
2000 Sailfish Drive, Pirate's Cove Pavilion, Manteo
(252) 216-6914

This two out of three day fishing tournament is a low-key Outer Banks event of fishing and socializing. After the initial day of cocktails, a captains’ meeting and mingling, teams head out from Pirate's Cove to compete for the best offshore catches. Fishing starts in the morning and continues well into the afternoon. This tournament concludes with an awards banquet and silent auction.... read more

This two out of three day fishing tournament is a low-key Outer Banks... read more

Hatteras Island Marlin Club Blue Marlin Release Tournament

Outer Banks Fishing Tournaments
57174 Saxon Cut Drive, Hatteras Marlin Club, Hatteras
(252) 986-2454

This week-long fishing tournament seeks to bring families to Hatteras Island for a week of fishing, socializing, fun and more. A cookout kicks off the week, and participants spend their first day enjoying cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music and each others’ company. The following days are fish-filled, and crews can spend anywhere from three to five days on the water. While the teams are out... read more

This week-long fishing tournament seeks to bring families to Hatteras Island for a week of... read more

Hatteras Village Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament

Outer Banks Fishing Tournaments
Hatteras Civic Center, 56658 N.C. Highway 12, Buxton
(252) 986-2579

Grab the best anglers in your crew and start dreaming of a seafood dinner. The Hatteras Village Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament takes advantage of Hatteras’s superior beaches for surf fishing. Teams of six or fewer people come together for a day of friendly competition, beach time and fishing. And you don’t have to be an angler to enjoy this Outer Banks event; it’s... read more

Grab the best anglers in your crew and start dreaming of a seafood... read more

Kayak Fishing Tournament

Outer Banks Fishing Tournaments
3933 S. Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk Surf Co., Nags Head
(252) 441-6800

Kitty Hawk Surf Company's annual Outer Banks Kayak Fishing Tournament is held in mid-September. This is a great way to explore the scenic waterways of the Outer Banks. Where else can you gently float near a heron while also reeling in a fish? After garnering your bounty of fish, head back to land to enjoy a cookout and awards ceremony. The $40 registration... read more

Kitty Hawk Surf Company's annual Outer Banks Kayak Fishing Tournament is held in... read more

Manteo Rotary Club's Inshore Slam Fishing Tournament

Outer Banks Fishing Tournaments
104 Fernando Street, Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, Manteo

Previously the Rockfish Rodeo, the Manteo Rotary Club has reformatted this fishing tournament due to the decline in the striper population. But don’t worry, a little change doesn’t take away any of the fun. There are now four categories that participants compete in: stripers, flounder, puppy drum and speckled trout. Prizes and awards are presented in adult, women’s and youth divisions for the... read more

Previously the Rockfish Rodeo, the Manteo Rotary Club has reformatted this fishing tournament... read more

Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament

Outer Banks Fishing Tournaments
2000 Sailfish Drive, Pirate's Cove Marina, Manteo
(252) 305-3610

The annual Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament, based out of Pirate's Cove Marina in Manteo, is one of the most anticipated fishing tournaments on the Outer Banks. It’s a week of fishing, friends and fun – in fact, it’s like a festival and fishing tournament combined. There will be food, beverages, live music and plenty of fishing, everything that you could possibly need. You’ll start the... read more

The annual Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament, based out of Pirate's Cove Marina in Manteo, is... read more

Small Fry Tournament

Outer Banks Fishing Tournaments
2000 Sailfish Drive, Pirate's Cove Marina, Manteo
(800) 367-4728

Come out to Pirate’s Cove Marina and spend a pleasant summer day engaged in a family-friendly fishing tournament. The Small Fry Tournament is one of the Outer Banks' only annual fishing tournaments that’s just for kids. There are two age groups: 3 to 8 and 9 to 15. The participants spend the day putting their fishing skills to the test, and the event... read more

Come out to Pirate’s Cove Marina and spend a pleasant summer day engaged... read more