Island Activities

Some of the things you can do when visiting Ocracoke; activities on Ocracoke Island, NC.

Yoga on Ocracoke

Health & Wellnes April 2012 By TL Grace Yoga is a word many people are familiar with and know it is a path to health and wellness. On...

Restoring the “Blanche”: A traditional Ocracoke fishing boat

September 2011 By Pat Garber Seventy-five years ago an Ocracoke fisherman, Stacy Howard, commis­sioned a master boat-builder, Tom ‘Neal, to begin building him a fine new...

Ocracoke Fishing-Scents: “Fish Smell Real Good”

September 2011 By Ken DeBarth I was in Tradewinds Tackle the other day and over­heard Alan sharing his opinions on insect repellent and sun block with...

First aid for fishing injuries

August 2010 By Ken DeBarth We all expect every­thing to work out well. We expect to catch fish, have a good time, and return home safely....

From the archives Dear Santa: winter fishing on Ocracoke

Reprinted from the December 2009 Ocracoke Observer By Ken DeBarth Dear Santa Claus: This winter I will be surf fishing on Ocracoke. I need some equipment to...

A Snapshot of July 4th

August 2009 By Lou Ann Houman I remember a spectacular morning, fog rising, loons calling, an occasional splash in an otherwise peaceful morning. I took photos...