Fishing in Carolina/Kure Beach, NC

The Carolina Beach, NC, area is teeming with fishing hotspots. Cast a line from an ocean pier, enjoy surf fishing, or rent a boat. Maybe you'll decide to sign up for a fishing tournament. Pleasure Island has some of the best fishing in the area and some of the best tournaments around.

Before you get started, head down to Island Tackle and Hardware on N. Lake Park Blvd. and stock up on supplies for your adventure. If casting a line from  pier strikes your fancy, you're in luck. Both the Carolina Beach Fishing Pier on Carolina Beach Avenue North and the Kure Beach Pier on Avenue K are good spots. Here, you're find locals who can show you the ropes and experienced and novice fishermen alike. Carolina Beach State Park also offers a beautiful spot for anglers.

If off-shore fishing sounds like more fun, you'll find plenty of head boats and charters in the area with experienced captains who can take you to the best local spots and will create a custom charter that fits your interests and skill level.

Wilmington, Wrightsville Beach and Topsail also have great fishing, boat rentals and annual tournaments. 

Featured Local Businesses
Carolina Beach Inn
No Excuses Fishing Charters
Riley Rods

Fishing Piers

1800 Carolina Beach Ave. N
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(910) 458-5518

Owned and operated by the Phelps family, this 700-foot pier features a snack bar, a game area,a grill with indoor/outdoor seating and an upstairs lounge with ABC permits. The tackle shop offers new equipment for sale as well as rentals and bait. There is a fish-cleaning sink on the pier. The...more about Carolina Beach Fishing Pier

Ave. K
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 458-5524

Built in 1923 by L. C. Kure, this 22-foot-wide, 712-foot-long wooden structure is the oldest continuously operated family-owned pier in North Carolina. Facilities include a 5,800-square-foot building that houses a concession counter with cold sandwiches, drinks and other goodies, a complete tackle shop, a souvenir store and an arcade with four...more about Kure Beach Pier

Equipment and Supplies

Leland, NC 28451
(910) 599-4054

Fine tackle and custom rods make dreams of hooking prize fish come true. With more than 50 years of combined fishing experience in eastern North Carolina fresh and salt waters, this crew of expert anglers knows what it takes to catch fish. From casting to spinning, trolling and bottom fishing, they...more about Drift Brothers Tackle and Custom Rods

801 N Lake Park Blvd
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
(910) 458-3049
(877) 751-2499

A True Value Hardware Store and a fisherman's paradise, Island Tackle and Hardware stocks all of your fishing needs for while you're on the island. You'll find everything you need for your next fishing adventure here, from rods and reels to lures and bait to even clothing and apparel....more about Island Tackle & Hardware

Drift Brothers Tackle nad Custom Rods
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