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Oak Island Fishing Pier

Oak Island Pier is located on the barrier Island of Oak Island in Southeast North Carolina. The Pier is noted for it’s excellent saltwater fishing. In the year 2007 over 250 King Mackerel were landed, it’s also an excellent Trout and Flounder Pier. Fishing starts around the first of April with large Bluefish followed by Spanish, Trout and Flounder. King Mackerel start to show up when the the water gets to 64 degrees. Other species caught are Cobia, Whiting (Virginia Mullet), Pompano, Spots, Sharks, Tarpon, Amberjack, Jack Crevalle, Sheepshead, Black Drum, Red Drum, Croaker, Grey Trout, Ladyfish, Spadefish, and Pinfish. The North Carolina State Record for Tiger Shark came off this Pier in 1966 by Walter Maxwell, it weighed 1150 lbs.


705 Ocean Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465, USA


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There is a $1.00 charge to walk the pier 2016 PIER FISHING PRICES BOTTOM 1 ROD – $ 10.00 BOTTOM 2 ROD – $ 12.00 BOTTOM AGE 7 to 15 – $ 7.00 BOTTOM UNDER AGE 7 – FREE*(WITH PAYAING ADULT) TEE PER DAY – $ 16.00

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King Mackerel Bluefish Spanish Trout Flounder Cobia Whiting (Virginia Mullet) Pompano Spots Sharks Tarpon Amberjack Jack Crevalle Sheepshead Black Drum Red Drum Croaker Grey Trout Ladyfish Spadefish and Pinfish

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705 Ocean Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465, USA

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