HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL!
WE WILL BE CLOSED FROM THANKSGIVING DAY THRU DECEMBER 1ST
24 foot "Walk-Around", 21 foot Center Console,
21 foot Pontoon Boat,
18 foot Center Console and
an "Un-Sinkable" 15 foot Rigid Hull Inflatable
available for weekly, partial week, day or half-day rental!
COMING RENTALS FOR 2015 18 foot Hydra - Sports Center Console 115 HP
18 foot Sea Pro Center Console 115 HP
22 foot Mako Center Console 200 HP
"Night - Time" Flounder Gigging Charters!
Open for daytime rentals the year round!
Call us for reservation or rental information....
252- 489 - 5376 8 AM - 8 PM
(NO SKYPE CALLS PLEASE!)
or email us email@example.com
Special "Off - Season" Rates Now In Effect
35% OFF MULTIPLE - DAY RENTAL THRU DECEMBER
25% OFF ALL EARLY RESERVATIONS FOR THE 2015 RENTAL SEASON Our Largest Rate Discount Offer of The Year!
The Sound Striped Bass (Rockfish) are Snapping!
BigWave Boat Rentals, providing OBX Visiting and Resident Anglers a fully equipped rental fishing boat that we deliver to you by trailer to your Sound access dock or marina slip from Southern Shores to Hatteras Village, Roanoke Island and surrounding areas of the Outer Banks.
We no longer serve the Duck to Carova area, It's just too shallow!
Rent for a Half or Full-Day our 15' Inflatable, 18 foot Center Console, 21 foot Center Console or for a Full-Day our 21 foot Pontoon Boat or 24 "Walk-Around" that we trailer and launch at your choice of fishing locations like Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, Village Marina in Hatteras or one of three N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission public launch ramps.
All rentals are powered by outboards, equipped with Depth Finders & GPS, rod holders, rod racks, dock lines, Danforth type anchors with chain, a live-bait well, a landing net and bait-well net, a waterproof area fishing & navigation chart and plenty of fuel capacity for several days of fishing and cruising.
Each rental is fully Inspected by The United States Coast Guard, including all the required Safety Equipment and are well maintained by our own NMMA and ABYC Certified Technicians for your fishing and boating pleasure.
To keep everyone safe on the water, we prefer the operator(s) of our rental watercraft have recent power boating experience.
Operator's need to know how to navigate a "Buoyed" or a "Day" Marked Channel!
NIGHT TIME USE OF OUR RENTALS IS NOT PERMITTED
Under 26 years old? A Completed Boating Safety Course is mandatory by N.C.!
*** See our "Renter's Requirements" page for a FREE ONLINE Boating Safety Course***
Rentals include SEATOW / Boat U.S. assist services, see our Rates and Services for details.
Agreement Signer's must be at least 21 years old
Outfitter and Guide Services
10, 20, 30 and 50 pound test fishing rods & reels and live bait cast-nets available to rent.
We stock outboard oil, proven productive fishing rigs & tackle packages for convenience.
A Licensed Guide is available to our Multiple - Day Customers for a Half or Full-Day
"Ripcharts" Sea Surface Temperature, water color and rip locator for our Ocean Anglers.
For more information, contact us at 252- 489- 5376 from 8 AM to 8 PM,
or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
WE GLADLY ACCEPT VISA, MASTERCARD AND DISCOVER CARDS,
AMERICAN EXPRESS ACCEPTED ONLY THRU PAYPAL FOR A RESERVATION DEPOSIT
All persons on-board while fishing are required to have a North Carolina Coastal
Recreational Fishing License, it's not required for anglers under 16 years old.
For information about how and where to purchase the Recreational License, use this link:
Non-Resident 10 day -- $12.00 NC Resident 10 day-- $7.00
$215.00 Fine and Court Cost if "Fish Police" catch you without the NCCRFL license!
At this time, our state does not offer a Recreational Vessel Fishing
License that covers everyone on-board of our rental craft.
For up to date fish minimum sizes, open season's and bag limits, use this link:
November 22nd Boat Fisher's Report
Inland and Sounds Report:
Sound and Inland Striped Bass (Rockfish) Season is Open ... 3 per person per day.... 18 inch minimum size.
Striped Bass and White Perch were reported catches in East Lake,
South Lake and the Alligator River Bridge.
Limits of Striped Bass (Rockfish) are being caught near and along the bridge pilings of
the Umstead (Manns Harbor) Bridge ......... Troll large Chrome / Chartreuse
Rattletraps and 1 ounce White & Chartreuse Buck-tails with the
same color "Twister" tail about 2 knots near the bridge or drop a live Bait fish
or small Eel along the pilings is the key to catching your limit.
Fair catches of Trout and Redfish are found in the shallow grass flats inside Oregon Inlet,
Use a "Weedless" Gold or Silver Johnson Minnow or a chunk of cut Mullet for the Drum
and jigs tipped with Gulp bait's for the trout.
Sea Mullet, Spot, Bluefish and Flounder catches reported in and near Oregon Inlet.
Speckled Trout fishing is fair, most fish are under the 14" minimum size limit.
Nearshore Ocean anglers are catching King Mackeral, Sea Bass, False Albacore,
Bluefish and Shark.
Hatteras Inshore fishermen are catching limits of Redfish in shallow grass flats
and Oyster beds from 2 to 5 feet deep just off Rollinson Channel. Use a "Weedless" Gold or Silver Johnson Minnow or a chunk of cut Mullet on a Drum rig.
Oregon Inlet: Limits of King Mackerel, fair Blackfin Tuna and Mahi Dolphin.
Limits of Grey Tilefish. A Blue Marlin was released
Hatteras: Wahoo, limits of King Mackeral, "Gaffer" Mahi Dolphin, Blackfin Tuna.
Boats that bottom fished caught Sea Bass, Grey Tilefish, Grouper and Amberjack.
Surface Water Temperatures:
Pamlico Sound 57 - 60 Hatteras Inlet 62
Northern Sounds 49 - 59 Oregon Inlet 57
Inshore and Offshore Forecast map for the Outer Banks fishing areas, use this link:
Outer Banks Marine Weather on your cellphone .... 252-223-5737 for the latest N.W.S.
Surf Zone, Coastal Marine and Offshore Outer Banks Marine Forecasts
Information regarding O.R.V. Beach Access on Bodie Island and Hatteras Island,
visit Frank & Fran's Bait and Tackle website link: http://hatteras-island.com/
N C Outer Banks NAV Charts - Corolla to Ocracoke Inlet
Corolla to Rodanthe: http://www.charts.noaa.gov/OnLineViewer/12204.shtml
Rodanthe to Ocracoke: http://www.charts.noaa.gov/OnLineViewer/11555.shtml