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Bald Head Island Fishing Excursions
Bald Head Island is one of those rare locales where you’re always a short walk, bicycle ride, or sea voyage from a full day’s worth of fishing. Whether you’re hoping to battle a giant Spanish mackerel from a fishing boat, a tasty flounder from the shoreline, or a speckled trout from a navigable creek, you’ll likely return to one of our luxurious Bald Head Island vacation rentals with a massive haul of regional fish! Most of our beachfront homes here at Bald Head Island Limited are within steps of a lazy afternoon of fishing. For those of you who haven’t visited our sandy paradise before, Bald Head Island fishing is equally relaxing, scenic, and rewarding, regardless of which angling method you choose.
Bald Head Fishing Charters
If you have your heart set on venturing into the deep blue in search of a Spanish mackerel, bluefin tuna, or Atlantic bluefish, then we recommend giving Impulsive Charters a call. Impulsive Charters is based right here on Bald Head Island, so you won’t have to take a ferry back to Southport to enjoy a full or half-day fishing expedition 20-30 miles out in the Atlantic Ocean. Choose between four packages, ranging from a kid-friendly, four-hour trek to a sixty-mile excursion to depths reaching 800 feet! Depending on which Bald Head Island fishing trip you select, you’ll have the rare opportunity to hook a Spanish mackerel, bluefish, shark, mahi-mahi, king mackerel, amberjack, tuna, wahoo, sailfish, or marlin.
One of the fastest growing crazes among anglers here in North America is the art of “kayak fishing.” Kayak fishing typically requires balance, patience, and slow currents. Luckily for you, Bald Head Island happens to have dozens of kayak-friendly creeks that are teeming with speckled trout, flounder, red drum, bluefish, grey trout, and spots. Most guests pack their own tackle, bait, and gear, but rent a kayak from a local outfitter such as The Sail Shop. In fact, The Sail Shop offers four-hour kayak fishing tours where they specifically target red drum and flounder!
Self-Guided Bald Head Island Fishing
For those who’re planning on visiting us via yacht, sailboat, or fishing vessel, you’ll enjoy easy access to the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean from the Bald Head Island Marina. Feel free to bring along your tackle, bait, and gear this summer for a self-guided Bald Head Island fishing excursion deep into the Atlantic! If you’re hoping to combine beach relaxation with some sunrise or sunset fishing, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to discover that our shores are teeming with red drum, flounder, mullet, bluefish, and pompano!
Top 5 Places to Stay on Bald Head Island
After spending a full day baiting, hooking, and reeling in a wide variety of native fish, retreat to one of our luxurious oceanfront Bald Head Island rentals. We’ve compiled five of our favorite beach homes that are picture-perfect for a Bald Head Island fishing trip!
● All Inn
● Carolina Dreaming
● Loggerhead Lady
● Sophisticated Sunsets
● Twin Peaks
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