Welcome to Tradewinds Tackle! We are celebrating our 45th year of fishing traditions on beautiful Ocracoke Island!
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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We're happy to answer any questions you may have about your next Ocracoke fishing trip.
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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