#1 Bluefish Fishing Charter in Nags Head, NC

Catch the bluefish of your dreams with #1 Bluefish Fishing Charter in Nags Head, NC

Experience The Best Bluefish Fishing Trip Ever!

So you’re looking to book a trip with #1 Bluefish Fishing Charter in Nags Head, NC? Well, you’re in for a real treat!

Our captain is a seasoned pro and knows all the best spots for catching those giant bluefish. And don’t worry about bringing your own gear, we’ve got everything you need on the boat. Now, if you’re new to fishing, no sweat – our captain will give you the rundown and make sure you’re comfortable before we set sail.

Trust me, you’ll be a pro in no time. Just make sure you bring plenty of sunscreen and a hat, cause it can get pretty hot out on the water. And don’t forget to pack some snacks and drinks to keep your energy up, cause you’ll be hooked (pun intended) on the excitement of the catch. Oh, and one more thing – keep an eye out for dolphins, they love swimming alongside the boat!

Alright, I think that covers it. So, are you ready to set sail and catch some bluefish with the best in the business? Let’s do this!

What are Bluefish

Bluefish usually grow 40 to 45 inches in length and can weigh as much as 30lbs. The fish has an elongated, greenish-blue body and a silvery belly. Its large mouth has strong jaws and sharp teeth. Its tail fin is forked and typically a light green. The bluefish likes to eat squid and small, schooling fish such as menhaden and anchovies. They use sharp teeth to kill and feed on prey. Bluefish are known for being aggressive, a bluefish will kill another fish just for the sake of killing it. They have even been known to bite humans. It does not have many predators other than tuna, swordfish, sharks and humans of course. When fishing in Nags Head, North Carolina the bluefish is a must to catch if given the opportunity. 

time of year to catch BlueFish In Nags Head

In North Carolina, Bluefish bites are best found from around May to around August when they migrate out.

how to catch Bluefish in Nags Head, NC

Most natural bait will work well for catching Bluefish. Be sure to get enough weight to get your rig on the bottom. In warmer months fishing top water is more fun to some but is less likely to get bluefish. A shock leader or steel is a must for blues. A 3x long hook shank will better your chances with these intense fish.. Six inches of light steel, heavy fluorocarbon or the heavy fused braids are recommended. When you do find a school of bluefish do not be overly worried about presentation to bluefish.Pitch a bait and retrieve it fast enough through the school and you should get a bite!

Legal Size & Bag limit of Bluefish in North carolina

COASTAL WATERS ARE (Internal and 0-3 miles out)

In the state of North Carolina, currently, their is no minimum size requirement for keeping Bluefish and the bag limit per person, per day is 3

Local regulations can be found by Clicking Here as well.


Bluefish, are are a great fighting inshore fish to catch in Nags Head, North Carolina! You’ll find them in good numbers at the right times of year.

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