Fishing Center & Marina

Home To Some Of The Best Offshore And Inshore Fishing In NC

The waters around Carolina Beach are home to some of the best offshore and inshore fishing in NC. And the Carolina Beach Fishing Center and Marina is the perfect place to start your adventure. The Carolina Beach Fishing Center's knowledgeable charter captains will get you and your party right in the middle of the action.

Deep-sea charters reach the Gulf Stream quickly in pursuit of marlin, tuna, dolphin, king mackerel, grouper, snapper, and sailfish. In-shore fishing charters find flounder, red drum, trout, bluefish, Spanish mackerel, and more. Whether you're an experienced fisherman, a first-timer or a group just looking for a memorable boating excursion, the Carolina Beach Fishing Center and Marina has what you're looking for.

Be sure to check the calendar of events for fishing tournaments and other fun Pleasure Island happenings. Make sure you view the Carolina Beach fishing report, too. And transient boaters are sure to love the public day docks - free for up to 3 hours for non-commercial boats 25' and under.

Find a list of fishing charters to put you in the middle of the action or a list of marinas to dock your boat.

Carolina Beach Fishing Pier
1810 Canal Drive
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Public Docking / Ramps
Carolina Beach Public Day Docks
Carl Winner Drive
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
Transient dock offers up to 3 hours of free docking for boaters. 8 non-commercial boats, shorter than 25' can comfortably dock.

Carolina Beach State Park Marina
Off US 421 South
Carolina beach, NC 28428
A marina with two launching ramps and more than 40 boat slips is located at the junction of Snow's Cut and the Cape Fear River. Fuel, snacks and restrooms are available in the marina building. Showers are provided for slip renters. Tidal waters may be rough at times; exercise cautious seamanship.



Ready, Set, Fish!
Check out our fishing report to see what's running!


Tide Chart
Check out the tide chart before you hit the water!


How To Get Here
Carolina Beach Fishing Center and Marina
300 Canal Drive
Carolina Beach NC 28428

This city marina, located off the ICW (marker 296) at the southern end of the channel in Carolina Beach, is dedicated to fishing charter and party boats. Eight (8) transient slips are available to the public (free for up to3 hours) for non-commercial boats under 25'. Mooring in the marina is tight. Major Interstate arteries are I-40 & I-95 but other popular routes include Highways 17, 74/76, & 117. Merge into 421 South and turn left onto Carl Winner Drive.

Related Links

Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association
PO Box 30324, 
Raleigh, NC 27622-0324

Cruising the ICW

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW
Room 6217
Washington, DC 20230

NC Division of Marine Fisheries
3441 Arendell Street 
Morehead City, NC 28557

US Army Corps of Engineers

US Coast Guard

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