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Address: 1180 Duck Road, Duck, NC 27949-4542
Phone Number: (252) 261-8589
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Love this place!

Helpful and knowledgable staff. They have been very kind and helpful in educating my kids about surf fishing. They also have all types of crabbing supplies and will gladly tell... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
smr_0513
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Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
via mobile
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Sadly, after reading great reviews and having great expectations, we were greatly let down with the charter experience we had. While I realize that the result is not guaranteed, paying $200 for ZERO (not one passenger had a single bite) bites is a tough pill to swallow. I believe that the captain should have a) found another location, b) allowed... More 

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john v, Owner at Bob's Bait and Tackle, responded to this review

Here at Bobs Bait And Tackle we wish more than anything that everyone would always have the trip of a lifetime and be able to always catch big fish and be able to feed their entire family and relatives. However, it is fishing and a lot of variables are involved in fishing (water temp., wind conditions, and fish willing to... More 

Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Helpful and knowledgable staff. They have been very kind and helpful in educating my kids about surf fishing. They also have all types of crabbing supplies and will gladly tell you where to go. Check them out!!

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1 Thank smr_0513
Greensboro, North Carolina
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55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Used them to find a charter. Went above and beyond with another customer while I was there. Going to attempt another trip with them while we are here for night shark fishing .

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1 Thank cb53913
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

My family with two small children, 4 and 2, went on the adventure today. Our driver Todd was great - car seats fit easily, the ride was fun, and we saw lots horses. Venture out to see the horses if you have the chance. Great way to break up the week!

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Thank Shannon O
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36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in here several times over the week stay to stock up on bait and other fishing tackle. We got great Adobe about what was biting, what to use, and some good places to drop the line in at. Everyone was very helpful.

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1 Thank Ashley_wilson2007
Hamburg, New Jersey
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My fiance went to Bob's several times during our stay. The prices were very good, even comparable to Walmart. The net we bought was cheaper than at walmart. The salesman (I'm guessing Bob), was very informative about the area, where to fish, what fish were being caught in the area and all that other fishing jazz lol. I'd rather spend... More 

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Corning, New York
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75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We stopped by as it was the first bait and tackle we saw. Our good fortune! We were helped with a license, rod and reel to rent for the week for only $30, and advice on fishing. We attempted to setup a fishing charter but were unable to do so, probably because we were still "off season". We'll definitely try... More 

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1 Thank Jessica C
Cheektowaga, New York
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67 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Outer Banks from upstate NY and needed some ocean fishing gear and bait. We stopped in at Bob's. What great group they have working there. The hooked us up with gear..bait and suggestions on where to fish. I highly recommend making this your fishing needs stop.

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2 Thank Michelle
Maryland
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130 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

My boys are fishing fanatics and Ed really made the vacation for them. He was knowledgeable and personable - which seems to be a theme with many of the shopkeepers in Duck. Be sure to visit Bob's Bait and Tackle for all your fishing needs.

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1 Thank CostaRicaMaryland
Fairfield, Connecticut
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128 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Nice guys who know the area fishing. They readily share what their knowledge and have a large assortment of rods, reels and tackle. They also charter fishing boats.

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1 Thank Silvermine66

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