Welcome to Tradewinds Tackle’s 47th season on Ocracoke!

August Fishing On Ocracoke

August brings hot weather, greenhead flies, and fishing opportunities for those on vacation. The hot weather generates afternoon thunderstorms, but the surf is often calm enough for some light tackle fishing. While spring and fall are considered the prime months for fishing at Ocracoke, some trophies can still be found in late summer.

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Finn Welch (age7) with a 8 1/2 pound citation sheepshead he caught today while fishing with his dad in the Ocracoke sound. Thanks so much for coming by the shop for the weigh in! #sheepshead #ocracokeisland #sheepsheadfishing #tradewindstackle #fishwithteeth #ocracoke ... See MoreSee Less

Finn Welch (age7) with a 8 1/2 pound citation sheepshead he caught today while fishing with his dad in the Ocracoke sound. Thanks so much for coming by the shop for the weigh in!  #sheepshead #ocracokeisland #sheepsheadfishing #tradewindstackle #fishwithteeth #ocracoke

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Way to go, Finn!!

Great Fish, Congratulations 🐟🐟🐟 !

Awesome catch!

Nice one Finn congratulations

Wow! Great catch.

Good catch!

Dang that's a hoss

I thought citations were 10 pounds?

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Nice job my dude

Tyler Reed you and BKs competition

Nice catch young lady

Wow!

That’s a Nice one!😁

Well done🙌

That’s a happy kid !!

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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

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