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.
Professional wave riders competing in next week’s WRV OBX Pro surf contest are keeping a close watch on a tropical low that’s brewing in Florida.
Peaking Atlantic Ocean water temperatures this month provide excellent opportunities to catch prized species such as king mackerel, dolphin fish and small sailfish.
Need a break from the busy summer traffic and crowds? Enjoy the tranquil beauty of Nags Head Woods Preserve, which is located at milepost 9.5 in Kill Devil Hills. The preserve boasts more than eight miles of hiking trails, which wind through 1,400 acres of ponds, wetlands and sanddunes withi…
Science is full of questions, and one of the most interesting questions I have found about dolphins is why they form and maintain their social bonds. As we spend more time out on the water each summer studying the dolphins in Roanoke Sound, we learn more about who likes to hang out with who,…
The fishing remains good in all areas, despite the heat wave in mid-July.
There’s been an awful lot of shark stories in the news lately and with the Discovery Channel's Shark Week starting this Sunday, July 28, it’s a great time to dive into shark facts not fiction.
The Outer Banks has experienced excellent weather in the last couple weeks, which has allowed anglers to explore all the diverse fishing the areas has to offer.
Once, maybe twice a year, visitors enjoy a rare sighting of a summer guest — a manatee swimming near the pier. Just hang over the rail, and watch its huge body being propelled by big, paddle-like flippers.
Summer brings longer days, warm ocean swims, and perfect weather for outdoor activities. It also brings lots of dolphins to Roanoke Sound!
Upon leaving the beaches of the Outer Banks, most of us will do one of two things — head directly over the Wright Memorial Bridge towards Virginia, or do the bridge hop onto highway 64 towards Raleigh.