The crystal water just steps away from Sea Ranch Resort is home to some of the best activities you can enjoy when visiting Kill Devil Hills. Whether you’re enjoying a family getaway or a romantic escape, the Outer Banks and the water that surrounds it have adventures everyone will enjoy. See if you can spot a dolphin on a tour or spend an afternoon kayaking. If you’re hoping to do a bit of fishing, set up your rod and reel at one of the numerous piers found in the Outer Banks.

Where to Go Pier Fishing near Kill Devil Hills

One nice thing about pier fishing in the Outer Banks is you don’t need to purchase your own fishing license. Pier operators generally purchase a blanket license, which covers anglers who pay the fee to fish there.

The best time to go pier fishing is early in the morning before the crowds start showing up to enjoy breathtaking views. There are plenty of spots to choose from, so you won’t have any difficulty finding a pier perfect for your adventure. 

Avalon Pier

Located in Kill Devil Hills, this pier is a great spot for catching everything from flounder to stripers to trout. There is a daily rate to fish here, and you can purchase bait or rent tackle right at the pier.

Outer Banks Fishing Pier

Make your way to this pier on Old Oregon Inlet Road in Nags Head to enjoy 600 feet of fishing space. For over 50 years, anglers have been making their way to this spot to cast their lines. The pier house can help meet all your fishing needs.

Jennette’s Pier

Before or after casting your line at this Nags Head pier, head inside the pier house to see native fish swimming around the aquarium. While this location is open year-round, hours vary depending on the season.

Nags Head Fishing Pier

There are several different pass options, so you can find one that best fits your Outer Banks vacation. This pier’s proximity to the Gulf Stream means a wide variety of inshore fish to reel in. If you find yourself missing any gear, swing by the on-site tackle shop.

There are several other piers to visit if you’re looking for more of a day trip, including Rodanthe Pier and Avon Pier.

Plan an Adventure-Filled North Carolina Escape

After fishing from piers in the Outer Banks, dine at a beachside restaurant like this one.From visiting fishing piers to exploring nearby towns, there is no shortage of fun to be had in the Outer Banks. Be close to it all by staying at Sea Ranch Resort. Our family-friendly resort found on the beach in Kill Devil Hills is the ideal home base for any getaway.

We offer various accommodation options, including oceanfront rooms or condos and main building guest rooms. Regardless of which style you reserve, you’ll have a comfortable and quiet place to unwind in. To learn more about our resort, its amenities, or special offers, call 252-441-7126. Be sure to check out the advantages you can receive when you book directly with Sea Ranch Resort.