Family Oriented Outer Banks Charters!

Catching fish is important to us, but having a great time while catching them is our main concern. Capt. Frank sincerely believes in catering to the needs of everyone onboard during each and every charter fishing trip. Wild Card's charters are designed to be congenial, informative, low pressure and sometimes even educational. Our goal is to put smiles on the face of every angler we meet. Aboard Wild Card (located at Outer Banks Marina in Wanchese, NC) we don't believe that charter fishing needs to be complicated. In fact, our theory is simple, we are committed to make your fishing trip on Wild Card the highlight of your entire vacation. We realize that you have a lot of spectacular Outer Banks charter boats to choose from. It is important for us to offer families a uniquely different family friendly affordable charter fishing experience.

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We offer a large selection of chartering options depending upon things like how many hours that you would like to be on the water, the distance to be traveled from Oregon Inlet and the fish species you would like to catch. Please call Capt. Frank (Call 252-402-5800) so that we can discuss your individual needs. Whether its half day inshore or full day offshore deep sea fishing, we want to design the exact charter experience that you seek. We consider each and every charter to be unique so our target goal is to find the ways necessary to cater to your specific needs.

Please read all about our several various charter types form half day inshore to full day offshore deep sea fishing and pricing on our Rates/FAQ page. Don’t hesitate to give us a call and tell us exactly what it will take to make your next Outer Banks fishing vacation experience perfect.


The Outer Banks has been built around a sportfishing tradition that goes back several decades. Charter fishing was originally designed exclusively for the serious deep sea sport fishermen. However, Wild Card fills a unique niche by offering a top quality “family friendly” Outer Banks fish catching experience at affordable prices. Our pledge to our valued customers is to catch some fish and have a lot of fun while we are doing it. Please read our Client Reviews to see just how our customers say about our personal touch. If you have already enjoyed an Outer Banks fishing charter on Wild Card here ishow to give us a Google Review.

Sometimes vacationers want to go on a sportfishing charter but cannot find the required full group of six anglers. Wild Card offers makeup split group charters that are designed for the individual anglers looking to share expenses. This is a great opportunity for the angler that just wants to try his luck at fishing while the rest of the family hits the beaches. Since most makeup charters are "short notice" trips please contact Capt. Smith directly by phone (252-402-5800) rather then by email. He can tell you immediately whether he has additional anglers scheduled or anglers already waiting for a makeup charter. He can also put you on a "short notice" contact list and call you as soon as something comes up.