Outer Banks Fishing Boat Rental

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  Rental  Boat's  Delivered  To  Your  Dock  or  Marina  Slip 
          24 foot "Walk-Around" Cuddy, 24 foot "Sun-Deck"  

and 18 to 21 foot Center Consoles available

for Weekly, Multiple-Days, Half and Full-Day Rental!

25 and 21 foot Pontoons available from May thru October.

   15% Multiple Day Discount for Senior's, Military Service,
         Fire Fighter's
and Emergency Medical Service

         Boat's  Available  All  Year  Round!          

      Call us for reservation or rental information....  

252- 489 - 5376    8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

or  use  our   Contact  BigWave  Boat  Rental   Page 


Completed  a  Boating  Safety  Course  or  Own  a  Powerboat!


We  No  Longer  Rent  Boats  From  Duck  to  Carova, 

It's  Just  Too  Shallow!!!


         BigWave's  Fishing  and  Powerboat  Rentals       


                                                                         Recent  Customer  Photos

     BigWave  Boat  Rentals,  providing  OBX  Visiting  and  Resident  boater's  a  fully   equipped  rental  fishing  boat  we  deliver  by  trailering  it  to  the  nearest  launch  facility,  launch  it,  then  deliver  to  your  private  dock  or  marina  slip  from  Coinjock  to  Hatteras,  Roanoke  Island  and  surrounding  areas  of  the  Outer  Banks  for  "multiple-day" rentals  from  Memorial  Day  Weekend  thru  Labor  Day  Weekend.

   Rent  for  a  "Full- Day"  or  "Half-Day"(off-season)  an   

   18'  Center Console, 19  foot  Center Console,  21  foot  Center Console  or

a  24  foot  "Walk-Around"  that  we  trailer  and  launch  where-ever  you  choose  to  go  boating.

     Please  allow  at-least  24  hours  notice  for  a  "Day"  or  "Half-Day"  rental. 

All fishing boats are powered by outboards, equipped with Depth Finders & GPS, VHF radios, rod holders, live-bait  wells, a landing net & bait-well net,  dock - lines, a  Danforth type anchor with chain, a waterproof area fishing & navigation chart and plenty of  fuel capacity for a day or several days of fishing and cruising.

Each rental is inspected by The United States Coast Guard, they include all the  required Safety Equipment and are well maintained by our own  N.M.M.A. and A.B.Y.C.  Certified  Master  Technicians.


 Under  26  years  old?   A  Completed  Boating  Safety  Course  Is  mandatory  by  North  Carolina  state  law.

   *** See our "Renter's Requirements" for a  FREE ONLINE  Safety Course***  

       Rentals include SEATOW / Boat U.S. assist services.


Agreement  Signer's  must  be  at- least  25  years  of  age.


         Outfitter Equipment Rental & Guide Service

     Children's  Life-Vest's  are  available  with  small  deposit. 

     Rod & reel's and cast-nets are available by the rental term.

  We stock 2 Stroke Oil and sell fishing rigs & tackle packages.

      Licensed Guides available for "Multiple-Day"  customers.




       A  U.S.C.G. and  N.C.D.E.N.R. Compliant  Business 

         All persons "on-board" while fishing 16 years and older are required to have a

                                     N. C. Coastal  Recreational  Fishing  License.

                     For information about how and where to purchase the Recreational

                                                          License, use this link:


                  Non-Resident 10 day -- $10.00             NC Resident 10 day -- $5.00

       (a  $2.00  Service  Charge is added if purchased from a NCWRC licensing agent)

            $215  Fine  and  Court  Costs  if  your caught  without  a  Fishing  License!

                 At  this  time,  North Carolina  does  not  offer  a  Vessel  Fishing

                             License  for  everyone  "on-board"  our  rental  craft.  


Up to date minimum size, season and bag limits, use this link:



                  Fin-Fish  Limits  and  Season  Changes

+  Sound  Striped  Bass  (Rockfish)  open  Oct, 1, 2016   thru  April  30, 2017

2  Per  Person,  18"  Minimum   Length

Flounder  Creel  Limit  Per Person  is 4 (was 6) beginning March 1, 2017   

 +  Black  Sea  Bass, North of Cape Hatteras is closed, Opens May 1, 2017 - 15" Minimum Size.

+  Blueline  Tilefish   Closed   Statewide, Opens  May 1, 2017.

+  ONLY 1 (was 2) Striped Bass 28 inches or longer may be kept in the Atlantic Ocean        

           +  Cobia  Minimum  Sizes  Change  from  33  to  36  inches  Total  Length, 1  Per  Person  per  day

                                    with  a  maximum  of  4  per  boat  per  day  beginning  May 1st, 2017                                                  


  Marine Weather, O.R.V. Info & Outer Banks NAV Charts

     For  the  latest  National  Weather  Service  Surf  Zone,

         Coastal  Marine  and  Offshore  Marine  Forecasts, 

Marine  Weather  on  your  cellphone .......... 252-223-5737    


 Information  regarding  O.R.V.  Beach  Access  on  Bodie  Island  and  Hatteras  Island,

      visit Frank & Fran's Bait and Tackle website link:     http://hatteras-island.com/


      NC Outer Banks NAV Charts - Corolla to Ocracoke Inlet

                             Corolla to Rodanthe:


                    Rodanthe to Ocracoke Inlet:






  • "I've been going to the Outer Banks for over twenty years and have rented boats on an hourly and part-day basis before, and got what I expected. In August of 2014 I decided to t..."
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  • "Hello Dave, It was a pleasure meeting you. Thank you for renting us the boat. My family had a wonderful time. We enjoyed pleasure outings for ice cream in Manteo and lunch ..."
    John Magee
  • "Dave, Thank you so much for your help. Can't wait to see you guys next year! Ryan Moran "
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