There are some exciting annual fishing tournaments in August on the Outer Banks. The 22nd Alice Kelly Billfish Tournament held August 13 – 14, is a ladies only fishing fund raiser event for the Outer Banks Cancer Support Group. Followed by the 28th Annual Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament on August 15 – 19. This a world-class fishing event and home to the State Record Blue Marlin caught on the 25th Anniversary of the tournament, weighing in at a whopping 1,228.5 pounds!Prize money is big – $850,000 !
The Nags Head Inn hosts many fisherman because it is close to the Pirates Cove Marina & Oregon Inlet Fishing Center – both world class locations for Outer Banks Charter Fishing. The surf fishing is also great on our 20 acres of oceanfront in Nags Head. Plus we are close to the great pier fishing at Jeannette’s Pier !