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October Fishing On Ocracoke

October is the peak fishing month on Ocracoke Island. Jumping mullets move along the inlets and beach, providing a great source of bait for game fish such as drum and bluefish. Water temperatures start to cool down toward the end of the month, bringing larger bluefish and citation (over 40 inches) red drum to the surf.

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Five year old Teagan Schuster from Newark,Delaware with her first puppy drum (22”) caught all by herself on the north end of Ocracoke. Thanks so much for sharing the photo! ... See MoreSee Less

Five year old Teagan Schuster from Newark,Delaware with her first puppy drum (22”) caught all by herself on the north end of Ocracoke. Thanks so much for sharing the photo!Image attachment

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Delaware Representing 👍🏻👍🏻

Love those spots. Beauty

Victor D'Amato Looks like our girls have a challenge for our next trip. ;)

Good job!

Congratulations young lady

Taylor Kevin

That’s my GIRL! So proud of you #TeaganRae #Fishingfamily

Good catch young lady!

Nice job, kiddo! Great pictures!

Wow! Way to go Teagan!

Congratulations!

Congratulations

Great picture

Hooked for life

AWESOME!!!

Very good!!!

Great catch!

Great catch!!

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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