Wilmington, NC & Its Beaches is a wonderful beach vacation destination with some outstanding inshore and offshore fishing. Whether you are looking to stay in the town of Wilmington or out on the beaches of Wrightsville Beach and Carolina Beach, you have plenty of options for lodging and recreation.
The Wilmington area offers anglers plenty of options for fishing. Stay in the river and target a variety of inshore species such as redfish, trout, flounder and more. Go out into the ocean and fish nearshore or offshore. The beaches provide some good shore fishing as well from the surf or from the piers. For more fishing information on this area, take a look at our Wilmington, NC fishing tips page.
See How It Ranks
|Wilmington, NC||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||1.75||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.75||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||1||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|