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6 of the Best Outer Banks Duck Hunting Guides

06/28/2019 | by Madeleine Allen | Outer Banks Outdoor Recreation

The North Carolina coast is home to many exciting outdoor activities ranging from frolicking on the beach to taking an airboat tour through the inlets and sounds in the area. Of course, if you’re a sports enthusiast, Outer Banks duck hunting is some of the best on the East Coast. There are a handful of tour guides and companies that provide excellent experiences throughout the region.

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The Best Waterfowl & Duck Hunting Guides in Outer Banks

Parkers Waterfowl Guide Service

Parkers Waterfowl Guide Service is one of the top duck hunting guides in the Outer Banks. You can book a hunt with a full-day experience. A typical day of hunting with this company begins early in the morning, and after you meet with the guide, you’ll take a boat ride to one of their hunting locations. Then you’ll set up decoys and start hunting! Parkers offer these experiences from October through January.

Outer Banks Duck Hunting

The Outer Banks Duck Hunting service provides an excellent experience in a marsh at Oregon Inlet. This marshland sits just off the coast of Bodie Island in Roanoke Sound, offers a fantastic duck hunting experience along with gorgeous views of the Outer Banks. They even allow you to bring a trained dog if you give them advanced notice.

T&A Guide Service

You can catch a variety of waterfowl with T&A Guide Service. This Outer Banks duck hunting guide offers a sink box hunt and a stake blind hunt. Their 24-foot skiff embarks on a day of hunting at 5 a.m. 

Eastern OBX Guide Service

Duck and swan hunting are available through Eastern OBX Guide Service. They provide half day and full day excursions with Captain Jonathan Ogelsby. You also receive a complimentary breakfast included with your hunting rate.

Ken Dempsey Guide Service

You can explore and hunt on the beautiful grounds of Hatteras Island with the Ken Dempsey Guide Service. This full-time professional outfitter in the Outer Banks has over 25 years of hunting experience in the area. A large selection of waterfowl are available for hunting, so you never know what you’ll find near Cape Hatteras.

Ocracoke Sportfishing

Captains Ronnie and Ryan are the heads of Ocracoke Sportfishing. In addition to this father and son’s booming fishing business, they offer daily duck hunting tours in the Outer Banks. Up to six hunters can take the journey into the open waters of the Pamlico Sound, where you’ll find an abundant population of waterfowl.

Plan Your Outer Banks Outdoor Vacationhomes lining the street near downtown Manteo

Pirate’s Cove is the perfect place to call home during your Outer Banks vacation. Our extensive collection of properties lies on beautiful Roanoke Island, which gives you a fantastic home base for exploring the beach, going on a duck hunting trip, or seeing the top attractions in the area. You can choose anything from a four person condo in a gated community to a large family home overlooking Roanoke Sound; the choice is yours! We even offer a selection of pet-friendly rentals so you can bring the entire family along!

Book your Pirate’s Cove rental property today and start planning your trip today! We look forward to welcoming you to the Outer Banks.

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