24 foot & 22 foot "Walk-Around's", 21 foot Center Console,
19 foot Center Console, 18 foot Center Consoles and
an "Un-Sinkable" 15 foot Rigid Hull
Inflatable available for weekly, partial week or day rental!
MORE RENTALS COMING SOON:
20 foot Renken Bowrider 100 HP
21 foot Tracker Fishin' Barge Pontoon 50 HP
21 foot Sea Fox Center Console 150 HP
$75.00 OFF 15' Rigid Hull Inflatable "Day" Rentals thru April
All Outfitter Rental Equipment Half - Off thru April
"Night - Time" Flounder Gigging Charters!
We are open all year round!
Call us for reservation or rental information....
252- 489 - 5376 8 AM - 8 PM
or email us email@example.com
10% OFF for Seniors (65+), Police Officers, Firefighters & Military Service
Big Wave Boat Rentals, providing OBX Visiting and Resident Anglers fully equipped Center Consoles and "Walk-Around" Fishing Boats delivered to the customers vacation property boat dock or nearby marina slip from Southern Shores to Hatteras Village, Roanoke Island and surrounding areas of the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
We no longer rent our watercraft from Duck to Carova!
Rent for a Full-Day our *24 or 22 foot "Walk-Around"* or an 18 or 19 foot Center Console that we launch from 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. Our 18' and 19' center console day rentals include up to 10 gallons of gasoline. *Off-Season (October thru April) rentals*
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 charts 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 Certified Technician for your fishing and boating pleasure.
For safety & liability reasons, we prefer our renters have experience with a power boat and knowledge of how to navigate in marked channels ...... Renters without practical boating experience must complete an Approved Boating Safety Course!
Our Agreement Signer's must be at least 21 years old
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.
BigWave's Outfitting 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.
Licensed Fishing Guides available to our Multiple-Day Customers for the Half or Full-Day
"Ripcharts" Sea Surface Temperature & Fishing Hot Spot Locator for our Ocean Anglers.
For more information, contact us at 252- 489- 5376 from 8 AM to 8 PM,
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Compare our Boats, Rates and Services to other Outer Banks rentals,
They Can't Beat BigWave Boat Rentals!
WE GLADLY ACCEPT VISA, MASTERCARD AND DISCOVER CARDS,
AMERICAN EXPRESS IS 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 -- $10.00 NC Resident 10 day-- $5.00
$215.00 Fine and Court Cost if "Fish Police" catch you without the NCCRFL license!
At this time, North Carolina does not offer a vessel recreational fishing
license that will cover everyone on-board our rental craft.
For up to date fish minimum sizes, open season's and bag limits, use this link:
April 15th Boat Fisher's Report
Inland and Sounds Report:
Largemouth Bass and Crappie continue to be the catch
in East Lake, South Lake, Alligator River and Scuppernong River.
Some Crappies have been over 1 1/2 pounds!
Hatteras Sound charters are still catching their limits of Redfish (Puppy Drum)
when the weather cooperates.
Hatteras Village area of Pamlico Sound has been "On-Fire" with Redfish on the
grass flats between the Inlet and Hatteras Village in water about 2 to 3 feet deep!
Best rigs for the Redfish is a 1 ounce Circle Hook "Drum Rig" baited with cut Mullet or
Hatteras nearshore fishing was good. There were 5 citation Red Drum caught and Sharks
Inland & Sound Rockfish (Striped Bass) Season remains open until April 30,
minimum size is 18" and the bag limit is 3 per person per day.
Reports of keeper Rockfish caught in the mouth of the Alligator River,
Alligator River Bridge, Umstead Bridge and in the I.C.W. Canal Bridge in Coinjock.
N.C.D.M.F. Closes Speckled Trout Until June 15
N.C Division of Marine Fisheries has ordered a closure for all Spotted Sea Trout
(Speckled Trout) harvest beginning Noon, February 5 through June 15 because of a
severe "Cold Stun" event that occurred along all N.C. coastal waters including the
Pamlico, Alligator, Pungo, Scuppernong, Trent, Neuse and Cape Fear Rivers.
The charters caught and released giant Bluefins yesterday in the 500 to 600 lb range.
Nearshore fishing was good. There were 5 citation Red Drum caught and Shark releases.
Hatteras had several boats out including make-up charters. They had good catches of Blackfin
Tuna a few Dolphin and Wahoo were caught as well. Two Blue Marlin were released on
Bluefin Tuna 73 inches or longer per vessel per year closes midnite, April 12!
Bluefin Tuna General Commercial season is closed, Recreational Season remains open
for fish measuring between 47 inches up to 73 inches
Black Sea Bass North of Cape Hatteras is Closed until June 1, 2014
Surface Water Temperatures:
Pamlico Sound 55 - 58 Hatteras Inlet 57
Northern Sounds 54 - 60 Oregon Inlet 56
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