Fishing in Topsail Island, NC


Fishing on Topsail Island can be considered a way of life, whether a hobby, a past time, a lifestyle, or even a well-being.  No matter if you're a professional, or have never casted a line, there is a stack of businesses oriented strictly for the sport of fishing.  Everything from licenses, permits, charters, tackle and maybe even a hint for the new honey-hole, this section provides all that you may need to hook your next catch. 

Featured Local Businesses

Head Boats and Charters

No Excuses Fishing Charters Topsail Island FishingNo Excuses Fishing ChartersWilmington, NC • map(910) 352-2715

This year-round fishing charter service specializes in custom, light tackle saltwater trips around Topsail Island, Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and the Cape Fear River. Captain Mike Pedersen is USCG-licensed with more than 30 years fishing experience. There are no cookie cutter charters here; Captain Mike listens to your interests, considers each...more about No Excuses Fishing Charters

Paddling Pirate Kayak Fishing Adventures Topsail Island FishingPaddling Pirate Kayak Fishing AdventuresTopsail Island, NC • map(910) 308-6955

Paddling Pirate Kayak Fishing Adventures, Inc. is a guide service offering kayak fishing and paddling tours along 26 beautiful miles of Topsail Island saltwater marshes. Just like the pirates that roamed the shores in days gone by, the Paddling Pirate guides will lead you to the saltwater treasures of Topsail Island....more about Paddling Pirate Kayak Fishing Adventures

Queen Jean Fishing Charters Topsail Island FishingQueen Jean Fishing ChartersBehind the Assembly Building
Topsail Beach, NC 28445 • map(910) 545-FISH

If you're ready to catch the big one, climb aboard the Queen Jean and head out to the Gulf Stream for a great day of fishing. Fish for black sea bass, snapper, grouper, triggerfish, mahi mahi, amberjack, mackerel and cobia. The Queen Jean has all of the latest electronics and safety equipment. Bait, tackle and instruction...more about Queen Jean Fishing Charters

Corona Daze ChartersWrightsville Beach, NC • map(910) 619-8509

Experience a chartered fishing trip in Wrightsville or Topsail Beach aboard the Corona Daze, a TR 22 Triton Sea Hunt with center console. The Corona Daze comes equipped with full electronics, including two GPS systems featuring sonar and radar. Captain Mike Hoffman, a Wilmington native, has been fishing since he was...more about Corona Daze Charters

Eastern Outfitters
Paddling Pirate Kayak Fishing Adventures
Wrightsville Beach Adventures

Fishing Piers

Seaview Fishing Pier124 Fishing Pier Ln.
New River Inlet Rd.
North Topsail Beach, NC • map(910) 328-3172

Located on the north end of the island, the Seaview Fishing Pier is 1,000 feet long. You catch 'em, you clean 'em and they'll cook 'em at the pier's restaurant, or you can just order off the menu. The pier shop has rods for rent, bait and tackle, snack foods and ice....more about Seaview Fishing Pier

Jolly Roger Pier803 Ocean Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445 • map(910) 328-4616

This 850-foot ocean pier, at the southern end of the island, is open from March through November. The Jolly Roger Pier complex has a motel, a fully stocked bait and tackle shop and a small restaurant. Fishing rods can be rented and no NC fishing license is required. Fully illuminated, night fishing is...more about Jolly Roger Pier

Surf City Ocean Pier112 S. Shore Dr.
Surf City, NC • map(910) 328-3521

This 937-foot long fishing pier is located in the heart of Surf City. The pier is great for the pros, as well as the novice angler. No gear? No problem. Stop by and rent a rod, pick up some bait and try your luck. The grill is open daily during the...more about Surf City Ocean Pier

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