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November Fishing On Ocracoke

November fishing on Ocracoke Island can be great for Red Drum. The first two weeks of November historically yield the largest fish of the year from the surf, with some fish measuring over 50 inches in length. Citations are awarded for the release of red drum measuring over 40 inches.

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Sunday, November 1, Tradewinds Tackle goes to 8 am to 5 pm daily until Sunday, November 29, when we close for the season. We will reopen March 2021. 

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Tradewinds Tackle Shop

We are a retail tackle and bait shop on Ocracoke Island that specializes in all surf, inshore, and offshore fishing needs, as well as beach goods and clothing. You can find over 100 different models of rods and reels from

Ocracoke Weather & Tides

Ocracoke Weather What should you pack to wear this week? How does the weather look this week for fishing?  Click here for a weather station on Ocracoke Island that lets you know what is happening here real time. The weather

Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of our most frequent questions regarding our products we sell in the shop, fishing on Ocracoke, rules and regulations while fishing on the island, fees, permits, access and other miscellaneous questions. If you need additional information, please