Outer Banks Fishing Guides

It’s impossible to know all there is to know about winds, weather, underwater topography, species habits, migration patterns, bag limits, the latest bait and tackle, boat navigation skills and everything else that goes into a successful fishing trip. Unless, of course, you fish for a living. Professional fishermen and fisherwomen know all of this and more through direct, on-the-water experience and constant networking within the fishing community. That’s why many anglers, novice to advanced, choose to hire a professional guide for their Outer Banks fishing trips. Outer Banks fishing guides have the local knowledge and innate skills to put you on a fish almost every time. And you can find Outer Banks fishing guide services for every type of Outer Banks fishing – offshore, near-shore, inshore, surf, pier, wading, kayak, spear and backcountry included. You can even find Outer Banks fishing guides for shrimping, crabbing and clamming. These people will ensure your safety and up the fun factor by taking the stress out of fish finding.​ 

Outer Banks Fishing by Area

Corolla | Duck & Southern Shores | Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills & Nags Head
Roanoke Island & Manteo | Hatteras Island | Ocracoke Island

Outer Banks Fishing by Category

Crystal Dawn Head Boat

Pirate's Cove Yacht Club & Marina
Outer Banks Guides
2000 Sailfish Drive, Docks at Pirate's Cove Marina, Manteo
(252) 473-5577

Looking to get out on the water? Docked at Pirate's Cove Marina on the Nags Head/Manteo Causeway, Crystal Dawn is conveniently accessible for anyone based on the northern Outer Banks. The comfortable 65-foot double-decker boat offers head boat fishing in the sounds and around Oregon Inlet as well as a variety of fun cruises around Roanoke Island. On a head boat fishing trip you'll catch fish... read more

Looking to get out on the water? Docked at Pirate's Cove Marina on the Nags... read more

Hatteras Harbor Marina

Outer Banks Guides
58058 N.C. Highway 12, Hatteras Village
(252) 986-2166
(800) 676-4939

This full-service marina books offshore and inshore fishing trips year round with a 24-boat charter fleet. They offer deepwater slip rentals with water and electric hookups and sell diesel fuel. Shower and laundry facilities, apartment rentals, a gift shop and the Harbor Deli are on site.

Kinnakeet Guide Service

Outer Banks Guides
41076 N.C. Highway 12, Avon
(252) 986-5250

Kinnakeet Guide Service offers fishing and hunting trips, and one of their most popular offerings is inshore and offshore kayak fishing, which is exploding in popularity on the Outer Banks. In a fleet of top-of-the-line Jackson and Kaku kayaks with all top-grade tackle and equipment, the experienced guides offer full or half day trips and expert instruction for up to five anglers. Depending on the... read more

Kinnakeet Guide Service offers fishing and hunting trips, and one of their most popular offerings... read more

Oden’s Dock

Outer Banks Guides
57878 N.C. Highway 12, Hatteras village
(252) 986-2555

Dock, fish, dine and unwind at Oden's Dock in Hatteras village. This full-service marina books half-day inshore and nearshore charters and full-day offshore fishing charters year round. Two head boats, Miss Hatteras and Cap’N Clam, also offer trips from here. Check out the Oden's Dock Facebook page or website for a daily fishing report. Nightly and monthly slip rentals with electric and water hookups are available.... read more

Dock, fish, dine and unwind at Oden's Dock in Hatteras village. This full-service marina books... read more

Pirate's Cove Yacht Club & Marina

Outer Banks Guides
2000 Sailfish Drive, Nags Head/Manteo Causeway, Manteo
(252) 473-3906
(800) 367-4728

Just about every afternoon between 4 and 5 p.m., a dozen or more sport fishing boats return from the Gulf Stream to the Pirate’s Cove Marina to unload their catches of tuna, dolphin, wahoo and other deep-sea fish. If you’re interested in seeing the fish before they’re cleaned, head down to the docks and watch the mates hurl the whopping creatures onto the docks. Kids... read more

Just about every afternoon between 4 and 5 p.m., a dozen or more sport fishing... read more