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

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

Fishing Unlimited

Outer Banks Tackle Shop
7665 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head/Manteo Causeway, Nags Head
(252) 441-5028

Fishing Unlimited has everything you need for a great fishing trip on the sound – boat rentals, rods and reel rentals, bait and tackle and ice. If you're looking to catch fresh crabs, come try it here; they have the gear to rent or buy, plus a crabbing pier. The boats they rent are 23-foot or 26-foot pontoon boats, and they'll tell you everything you...read more

Fishing Unlimited has everything you need for a great fishing trip on the sound –...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 Road, Wanchese Seafood Industrial Park, Wanchese
(252) 473-9991

Located in the fishing village of Wanchese, OBX Marina is at the heart of Outer Banks fishing. Home of the famous National Geographic show Wicked Tuna North vs. South, OBX Marina has a ship's store, dry stack storage, inshore and offshore charter fleets, in-slip fueling and a tiki bar with weekly music and specials. The marina offers centralized booking for offshore and inshore charter fishing equipped with a...read more

Located in the fishing village of Wanchese, OBX Marina is at the heart of Outer...read more

Oceans East Bait & Tackle

Outer Banks Tackle Shop
7405 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head-Manteo Causeway, Nags Head
(252) 441-7413

Conveniently located on the Nags Head-Manteo Causeway, Oceans East Bait & Tackle offers everything you need for successful saltwater and freshwater fishing trips. You'll find custom and name-brand rods, reels and rigs and all the bait, lures, lines, leaders and accessories you could possibly need. Ask about their tackle packages, and check out their marine parts and accessories. Oceans East also sells sunglasses, sun protection,...read more

Conveniently located on the Nags Head-Manteo Causeway, Oceans East Bait & Tackle offers everything you...read more

Oregon Inlet Fishing Center

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

It's all about making fishing memories at this legendary Outer Banks marina. A fleet of 48 boats offers 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...read more

It's all about making fishing memories at this legendary Outer Banks marina. A fleet of...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, located in Kitty Hawk and Nags Head, has been locally owned and operated for 40 years. They are the anglers’ landmark destinations for the latest and greatest selection of inshore, offshore, surf and freshwater tackle. Each location is a full-service tackle shop offering quality tackle from top manufacturers such as Penn, Shimano, Daiwa, Z-Man, Berkley Gulp, MirrOlure and Yeti, to name...read more

TW’s Bait and Tackle, located in Kitty Hawk and Nags Head, has been locally owned...read more