Outer Surf teaches young women how to love themselves, how to embrace their strengths and talents, and how to encourage and support each other, on and off the water.
Just as with humans, dolphin learning is an important part of growing up. They may not learn math and language arts exactly, but they do learn important life skills that help them survive.
Mahi-mahi, are caught routinely from charter boats, as well as wahoo, sailfish, tilefish and grouper. From the piers anglers are catching bluefish, Spanish mackerel and spot.
Each year since reopening in 2011, Jennette’s Pier staff has mailed or hand-delivered around 125 to 150 First Fish Citations.
The Avon Fishing Pier dates to the early 1960s. It’s known for record-setting catches — red drum in particular — and its annual Fourth of July fireworks display, cancelled this year because of COVID-19.
Soundside Explorer Day Camp is offered weekly in July and August.
Thanks to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and North Carolina Sea Grant, there’s a smart Shark Sense brochure that gives a surface view of sharks found along the Atlantic and Gulf regions.
Over the years, Jim Lyons has learned to clean a variety of fish, one that’s widened as anglers targeted more bottom dwellers and other species that weren’t, in the past, brought to the docks.
Celebrate Independence Day by taking a child fishing.
Just as humans have felt the effects of COVID-19, local dolphins experienced a major epidemic just seven years ago.
What: Buxton Woods Reserve
The Outer Banks is notable for its pristine beaches, abundant wildlife and beautiful coastline. The health of our marine environment is closely tied to its inhabitants, especially bottlenose dolphins.
As spring draws closer, many of us begin to think about outdoor activities, such as boating, swimming, and going to the beach. The Outer Banks hosts an abundance of beautiful coastline, sound and oceanfront, whose beauty and appeal are dependent upon a healthy marine environment.
Happy New Year to everyone! Join us in making resolutions to be better stewards of our oceans and the bounty they provide.
Wondering what the angler in your life would like in their stocking or under the tree this year? To help guide your shopping sleigh, here’s twelve ways to a merry “Fishmas!”
From fabulous fall fishing to inspiring seaside sunrises, visitors can delight in all aspects of ocean and beach life this time of year at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head
From above, it seems as if North Carolina has an elbow. Jutting out into the sea, pulling the sand, dictating the currents, a wild and wooly orchestration of the elements. Permanently flexing — almost as if she were designed to protect her precious resources lying just inland.
The smell in the air is almost sweet, the roar of the waves like rolling thunder, the energy can be felt through the wooden boards the instant you set foot on the pier. As you look around and get your bearings, the excitement begins to build for the day of fishing that lies ahead.
It’s the most wonderful time of year – the time of year that causes East coast surfers to lose sleep.
September features all the best things these Outer Banks barrier islands have to offer — great fishing, potential for perfect waves and warm ocean temperatures.