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Tar-Pam Guide Service is your connection to Eastern North Carolina’s Backcountry Fishing!  Our service area includes Coastal North Carolina’s Outer and Inner Banks, which offer excellent year-round fishing.  Come explore the remote backcountry waters and experience excellent fishing for inshore saltwater species on a 22′ Pathfinder Bay Boat.  All equipment is provided and we utilize high quality conventional and fly tackle to maximize your fishing experience. The estuaries and nearshore ocean waters of North Carolina’s Outer and Inner Banks have excellent year round fishing for a number of different species.   We fish the rivers and sounds of the Inner Banks during the fall, winter, and spring and the sound, inlet, and nearshore waters of the Nags Head area on the Outer Banks during the summer.  We are a full time professional guide service…not fishermen who work a “real” job and offer charters on the weekends. Our business is making your angling dreams come true.  We take our business seriously while ensuring you have a fun on your charter.  After all, fishing is good for you!

Targeted Outer Banks species include speckled trout, red drum, striped bass, flounder, cobia, Spanish mackerel, bluefish, king mackerel, amberjack, and a host of wreck and reef species.  Come experience world class fishing and some of the most beautiful beaches in America. Targeted Inner Banks species include Speckled Trout, Red Drum, Flounder, Striped Bass, American and Hickory Shad, and Tarpon. Come explore the uncrowded waters and quaint, scenic towns North Carolina’s Inner Banks.  Please refer the other pages of our website for more detailed information on the various types of charters offered throughout the year.

Tar-Pam Guide Service offers 1/2 Day, 3/4 Day, and Full Day fishing charters and will customize to fit your needs and time constraints.   Our specialty is family friendly fishing. We truly enjoy providing young anglers the instruction they need to develop an early love for fishing, and some of our fisheries are well designed for children while others are not.  Give your children the gift of fishing and appreciation for our natural resources.  On your charter, we guarantee a fun filled enjoyable experience and in-depth instruction for more experienced anglers on a variety of topics including:

  • Targeted species behavior and seasonal patterns
  • Where and how to find game fish by breaking down a large body of water
  • Habitat preferences and estuarine ecosystems
  • Geographical orientation on the water
  • Technical aspects of lure presentation and terminal tackle rigging
  • Improving casting skills
  • Advantages of various gear, equipment, and tackle

THIS WILL BE AN EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE, so feel free to give us a call or use our Contact Form to shoot us an email if you have any additional questions or want to book your very own adventure with Tar-Pam Guide Service!

Capt. Richard Andrews (252) 945-9715                               richard@tarpamguide.com

This is how your adventure begins!