FISHING ON THE INNER BANKS – The Best Spots + What Fish You Will Catch

Three-fourths of the Earth’s surface is water, and one-fourth is land.  It is quite clear that the good Lord intended us to spend triple the amount of time fishing as taking care of the lawn.  ~Chuck Clark

It’s no secret that life at Albemarle Plantation  has a strong focus on water activities.  Perhaps the greatest among these is fishing!  Being named after the Albemarle Sound, you know that the water and everything it has to offer is the centerpiece of life here!  And with the marina at your disposal and practically in your backyard; you’ll have the chance to do a lot of it!

So what types of fish can you expect to catch in the Inner Banks?  Well, there are many fish species in Albemarle Sound alone, including striped bass, crappie, largemouth bass, weakfish, flounder, and red drum. The best way to keep up with the fish of the season is to check out the Albemarle Sound fishing report!  According to them, August is a month full of Sailfish, Spanish Mackerel, Blue and White Marlin, Bigeye Tuna and Mahi Mahi!  With up to date reports from locals and tourists alike, the website provides you with pictures and descriptions of what folks are catching and where!

Another option when trying to have the best possible fishing experience is to enlist the help of the professionals! There are several different charter companies in the Inner Banks to choose from.  The Albemarle Fishing Charters is a great option and  will assist you in having the best fishing experience ever. Captain Jeff take you around the various tributaries and other areas of the Albemarle Sound fishing map to guarantee you’ll return home with the biggest catch of your life. CWW Inshore Charters is another great charter option that provides fantastic fishing outings all year long.  Captain Scooter Lilley has been a professional guide for 20 years and knows the area like no other!

With so many options and opportunities at your doorstep, it’s no wonder that the Inner Banks is such a popular spot for the novice and expert fishermen alike!