Outer Banks Tackle Shops

Going after fin creatures is one of the most popular recreational activities here, so you can bet that Outer Banks tackle shops have evolved to provide everything an angler could possibly need. From the most cutting-edge technological rods and reels to the cut bait that entices the bites, you’ll find it at Outer Banks tackle shops. There are still the mom & pop outlets where you also get expert advice from the locals who staff them about what’s biting where. Lots of anglers in the know make it a point to go sit a spell at these old-time shops to absorb the knowledge of the fishermen who amble in and out. But you’ll also find tackle shops that combine every essential fishing paraphernalia with gifts, clothing and accessories. Don’t let the cleaned up atmosphere of these larger Outer Banks tackle shops fool you, though. Fishing is spoken here in all iterations, and the staff is always ready to hand out some helpful advice. You can also read the daily fishing reports to stay on top of the best spots to head out to.

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

Corolla Bait and Tackle

Outer Banks Tackle Shop
1070 Ocean Trail, Corolla
(252) 453-9500
603 Currituck Drive, The Shoppes at the Currituck Club, Corolla
(252) 453-9690

Keith Cummings, owner of Corolla Bait and Tackle, goes beyond the call of duty when it comes to sharing his fishing knowledge. Everyone who comes through the door of this Outer Banks shop gets fishing instruction. This full-service tackle store sells every major brand of tackle for fresh and salt water plus gear, fresh bait, crabbing supplies, ice and more. The advice is free. Corolla... read more

Keith Cummings, owner of Corolla Bait and Tackle, goes beyond the call of duty when... read more

Dillon’s Corner

Outer Banks Tackle Shop
46792 N.C. Highway 12, Buxton
(252) 995-5083

This is really two stores in one. Downstairs it’s a tackle shop with bait, tackle, rods and reels, gas, gear, waders, boots, snacks, rod and reel repair, custom-rod building, tide charts, T-shirts (including Salt Life and Guy Harvey) and everything else for fishermen and women. Upstairs it’s a gift shop and gallery with artwork, prints, ceramics, candles, local interest books, novelties, lighthouse figurines and many... read more

This is really two stores in one. Downstairs it’s a tackle shop with bait, tackle,... read more

OBX Bait and Tackle

Outer Banks Tackle Shop
815 Ocean Trail, Monteray Plaza, Corolla
(252) 453-3339

OBX Bait and Tackle is an angler’s paradise. Conveniently located in Corolla’s Monteray Plaza to serve the northern beaches and beyond, OBX Bait and Tackle is a full-service tackle shop that specializes in freshwater and surf-fishing equipment along with rods and reels at all price levels, a wide variety of fresh and frozen bait, crabbing supplies and other necessities such as coolers, ice, soft drinks,... read more

OBX Bait and Tackle is an angler’s paradise. Conveniently located in Corolla’s Monteray Plaza to... read more

OBX Marina

Outer Banks Tackle Shop
708 Harbor Drive, Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park, Wanchese
(252) 473-9991

One of the most popular things to do on the Outer Banks is to go fishing. OBX Marina offers centralized booking for offshore and inshore charter fishing equipped with a fleet of 15 charter boats. Their booking service provides hassle-free, book-where-you-board convenience. OBX Marina offers many varieties of fishing charters, from full-day excursions to the Gulf Stream to half-day, light-tackle trips in the sound. They also... read more

One of the most popular things to do on the Outer Banks is to go fishing.... read more

Oden’s Dock

Outer Banks Tackle Shop
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

Oregon Inlet Fishing Center

Outer Banks Tackle Shop
8770 Oregon Inlet Road, off N.C. Highway 12, Nags Head
(252) 441-6301

Charter a variety of fishing excursions at Oregon Inlet Fishing Center year round (weather permitting). Nearshore, inshore vessels offer half-day or full-day trips, while the headboat offers a choice of morning or afternoon inlet/sound fishing. Offshore vessels travel to the Gulf Stream, where anglers enjoy a full day on the water. Anglers go for a variety of species, depending on the season, including billfish, tuna,... read more

Charter a variety of fishing excursions at Oregon Inlet Fishing Center year round (weather permitting).... read more

Pirate's Cove Yacht Club & Marina

Outer Banks Tackle Shop
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

TW’s Bait and Tackle

Outer Banks Tackle Shop
3864 N. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 4, Kitty Hawk
(252) 261-7848
2230 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 10.5, Nags Head
(252) 441-4807

TW’s Bait and Tackle stores in Kitty Hawk and Nags Head have been anglers' landmark destinations for many years. Each location is a full-service tackle shop offering the latest and greatest selection of inshore, offshore, surf and freshwater tackle. TW’s stocks quality tackle from some of the top manufacturers such as Daiwa, Penn, Shimano, Fathom Lures, Berkley Gulp, Bluewater Lures and Yeti Coolers, to name... read more

TW’s Bait and Tackle stores in Kitty Hawk and Nags Head have been anglers' landmark... read more