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Red Drum Tackle is the “Oldest Complete Tackle Shop at Cape Hatteras” We carry everything for the Sport Fisherman: Bait, Ice, Tackle, Rod Repair, Custom Rods & Camping Supplies. We have specialized tackle for both surf and offshore fishing, even some that is exclusive to Red Drum Tackle. We have been involved in helping the fishing industry improve, innovate, and test their products in the harsh saltwater environment of Cape Hatteras for decades. So come visit our Buxton tackle shop on your way out to Cape Point or the Gulf Stream and we’ll get you hooked up!


Fresh bait daily. With the variety of fish traveling past Cape Point, we know that only the best bait will get the consistent results our Hatteras fishermen require. Get the best bait from our Outer Banks Tackle Shop so you can get the best catch of the day!


Many years of providing tackle for Cape Point fishermen has taught us exactly what works for all fish species on the Outer Banks. We have all of the tried and true options that have caught for decades as well as the latest and greatest innovations by the best companies in the fishing industry.


We have tried just about everything the fishing industry has to offer, and we’ve given the industry our feedback. They answered with specialized tackle and we’ve got it! We also carry an exclusive Daiwa Tournament long distance casting rod that offers that extra edge when it counts.


If you’re having problems with any of your fishing gear, come see us for repair evaluation. Our Hatteras tackle repair shop has seen it all over the years, we stock a number of rod parts, and we’ll get you back to fishing form as soon as possible!


Sometimes the perfect rod needs to be customized for an individual fisherman who knows what he or she needs. Having many years of experience, we can tailor your rod to suit your stature and specific needs.