Things to Do in Manteo, NC: Fishing & Tackle Shops

If you’re an angler on the Outer Banks, and you happen to go to Roanoke Island, you’d be remiss if you missed the local fishing scene. With no shortage of ways to get on the water and cast a line – be it onshore, nearshore or offshore – time spent doing Roanoke Island things to do could easily be almost exclusively spent fishing. Several things to do in Manteo, NC, rely on the charter fishing captains and head boat services run out of the Manteo and Wanchese marinas, where there are additionally shops to outfit you with the boating equipment, ice, snacks, bait and tackle gear you need (and maybe a few local pointers and tips) for a successful day on the water. 

Charter Boats on the Outer Banks

Charter fishing on the Outer Banks is one of the most popular activities. Thousands of visitors and locals take advantage of the excellent fishing these waters offer, so not surprisingly there are many businesses that can connect you with the sort of charter you're interested in. Without a doubt, the offshore charter boats that go after the Gulf Stream big game of tuna, wahoo, mahi...read more

Charter fishing on the Outer Banks is one of the most popular activities. Thousands of...read more

Country Girl Charters

Pirate's Cove Yacht Club & Marina
Fishing & Tackle Shops in Roanoke Island, NC
1 Sailfish Drive, Pirate's Cove Marina, Manteo
(252) 473-5577

As one of the few boats in the Oregon Inlet fishing fleet that is licensed to carry more than six anglers, the 57-foot Country Girl can be chartered for Gulf Stream trips for parties of six or more people. These full-day offshore charter fishing trips can yield tuna and mahi-mahi, wahoo, king mackerel, marlin or sailfish depending on the season and conditions. The Country Girl also...read more

As one of the few boats in the Oregon Inlet fishing fleet that is licensed...read more

Crystal Dawn Head Boat

Pirate's Cove Yacht Club & Marina
Fishing & Tackle Shops in Manteo, NC
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, this comfortable, 65-foot, double-decker party boat /head boat offers fishing in the sounds and around Oregon Inlet as well as a variety of fun cruises around Roanoke Island. On one of their head boat fishing trips you'll catch fish such as flounder, croaker, spot, trout, sea mullet, sea bass...read more

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

Grandpa's Charters

OBX Marina
Fishing & Tackle Shops in Wanchese, NC
708 Harbor Road, Manteo
(252) 473-9991
(866) 473-1475
(252) 305-8862

See how local seafood is caught. On these tours, the captain pulls a small, commercial-type shrimp net behind the boat. Passengers get to sort the catch and examine the shrimp, fish and crabs that are harvested – and they get to take home anything that's of legal size. Grandpa's also offers inshore fishing trips, spear fishing, shark fishing, ocean wreck/bottom hole charters, cobia charters and clam-digging...read more

See how local seafood is caught. On these tours, the captain pulls a small, commercial-type...read more

OBX On The Fly

Fishing & Tackle Shops in Manteo, NC
107 Sir Walter Street, Suite 107, Manteo
(252) 473-1300

The Outer Banks' only fly-fishing shop is in downtown Manteo. OBX On The Fly is the fly-fishing hub of the Outer Banks, where you can purchase rods, reels, flies, fly-tying materials, apparel and all the other equipment and merchandise that fly anglers need, from the novice to the pro. They offer fly-tying classes and casting lessons with video analysis. They also offer guide services, including...read more

The Outer Banks' only fly-fishing shop is in downtown Manteo. OBX On The Fly is...read more