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Here at the pier, we’re ready to help you have a phenomenal fishing experience this summer. With that in mind, we’ve increased our hours to 6 a.m. to midnight.

The Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research (OBXCDR) has begun our spring research season, studying the bottlenose dolphins in Roanoke Sound! As the sound waters warm, more dolphins will move into the sound through Oregon Inlet, in search of fish and calm shallow waters for their calves. The…

As the spring approaches, we anticipate the return of bottlenose dolphins to Roanoke Sound. The Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research has monitored the bottlenose dolphin population in the Outer Banks since 2008 using photo-identification. By photographing the distinctive markings on the d…

There are two places in the world where the Labrador Current and the Gulf Stream collide — the Grand Banks just off the coast of Newfoundland, and the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The result is nothing short of fantastic.

Bottlenose dolphins are a common sight at Outer Banks beaches. On any calm day throughout the summer, dolphins can be seen traveling along the oceanfront, feeding, or playing in the waves. Dolphin watching is also a growing industry in the Roanoke Sound, with at least six eco-tour boats read…

Jennette's Pier staff made good on their 2018 resolution to make things “greener” around the pier, and 2019 promises even better improvements. This spring, our education department will deploy 12 brand new bright blue recycling containers and 42 cig-butt recycling tubes in our parking lot.

The staff of Jennette’s Pier worked hard in 2018 to make sure its visitors had enjoyable visits to this 1,000-foot long ocean fishing platform, which is located in the heart of the Whalebone Junction District of Nags Head.

What do you know about coastal creatures? Share your knowledge by volunteering at the Aquarium, while learning from education and husbandry professionals. Whether you’d like to learn about local wildlife, hone your diving skills, or simply contribute to your community, the NC Aquarium on Roa…

On Oct. 2, a network of government agencies and concerned citizens teamed up to rescue a bottlenose dolphin that was entangled in fishing gear in the Roanoke Sound near Pirate’s Cove around Channel Marker 27.