Boats docked at Wanchese Marina.

Important Notice! In order to provide our awesome chater folks with even better charter services and a more convenient boarding location, we've recently relocated Wild Card to locally owned Wanchese Marina at 4457 Mill Landing Rd in Wanchese, NC! The marina has been going through complete renovation the last few years and it shows. A nice grill with a laid back atmosphere, plenty of convenient parking for our customers (we can even load you and your gear right behind the boat), the Landing Grill can fry up some of your fresh caught/cleaned fish right after your trip, new fish cleaning shack and ice house, etc. I can see a lot of new great memories being made here!

Family Oriented Outer Banks Fishing Charters!

Catching fish has always been important to us! However, having an affordable and great time while catching them will always remain our #1 goal. That's what makes us one of the premier Oregon Inlet charter boats! Capt. Frank sincerely believes in catering to the needs of everyone onboard during each and every OBX charter fishing trip. Wild Card's charters are veteran owned and designed to be congenial, informative, low pressure and sometimes even a bit educational. Our principal desire is to put smiles on the faces of every single angler we meet. Aboard Wild Card (located at Wanchese Marina in Wanchese, NC) we don't believe that OBX 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 Outer Banks charter boats located here at Oregon Inlet to choose from so it is important for us to offer folks the very best family friendly affordable charter fishing experience possible.

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  • Young lady catching Atlantic Sailfish while deep sea fishing off the Outer Banks.
  • Afforbable Outer Banks charter fishing for the entire family.
  • Wild Card first mate releases a nice blue marlin for a group vacationing in Nags Nead NC.
  • Lifetime memories are made on Outer Banks North Carolina fishing charters!

We offer a large selection of chartering options depending upon variables such as how many hours that you would like to be on the water, the distance to be traveled from Oregon Inlet and the Outer Banks fish species you would like to catch. Check out our information about inshore vs. offshore charters on our rates page to help you know which to choose. Next time you are looking for a Nags Head or Manteo fishing charter 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 are seeking. We consider each and every charter to be a unique and custom experience. That's why our target goal is to find the ways necessary to cater to your specific desires.

Please read all about our several various charter types from half day near shore inshore to full day offshore deep sea fishing (includes deep jigging as an option) and charter 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. In the "Old Days" the deep sea Gulf Stream charter fishing at Oregon Inlet was originally designed exclusively for the serious offshore sport fishermen. However, today Wild Card fills a unique niche by offering a quality “family friendly” Outer Banks fish catching experience at the best most affordable prices for a top quality charter around. Our pledge to our valued customer is to catch a few fish and have a lot of fun while we are doing it. Please read our Client Reviews Page to see just what our customers have to say about our personal special touch.

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Sometimes vacationers want to go on a deep sea offshore sportfishing charter but cannot find the required full group of six anglers. Wild Card offers custom last minute makeup split group charters which include vacationing guests from all over including Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Duck and Kitty Hawk each designed around those anglers looking to share expenses. This is a great opportunity for the one or two anglers that just want to try their luck at fishing while the rest of the family may be out enjoying the beach. Since most of our makeup charters are "short notice" trips it is preferable to contact Capt. Frank directly by phone (252-402-5800) rather than by email. He can tell you immediately whether he has any makeup anglers scheduled or additional anglers already waiting for a makeup charter to be scheduled. He can also put you on our "short notice" contact list and call you as soon as something comes up.

Proudly Serving the Northern Outer Banks including Wanchese, Manteo, Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Duck and Corolla NC