Fishing in Corolla

  • Fishing in Corolla dates back to the original native tribes and first settlers along the North Carolina coast, and it remains one of the most popular activities in Corolla today.

    Everything you need for an Outer Banks fishing vacation is readily available in Corolla. From bait & tackle to fishing equipment rentals to fishing charters and required licenses, local Corolla fishing centers and outfitters can get you ready to cast a line.

    Fishing Licenses

    Saltwater Fishing Requirements

    Saltwater fishing in the Outer Banks requires a N.C. Coastal Recreational Fishing License for all anglers ages 16 and older. Outer Banks fishing licenses may be purchased online at or by calling (888) 248-6834, as well as at many Corolla tackle shops.

    Freshwater Fishing Requirements

    Fishing in the northern Currituck Sound requires a Freshwater Fishing License. These fishing licenses are available for purchase online at, at local Corolla tackle shops, and at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education at Currituck Heritage Park in Corolla.

    Read More