Friday, August 21, 2015

Whale & Porpoise Fishing

Many people are unaware that Outer Bankers engaged in whale and porpoise fishing as recently as 1926. You can read about these enterprises in our latest Ocracoke Newsletter at

You will even learn why the island's northernmost creek is called Try Yard Creek.


  1. "pelagic". Today's word of the day. LOVED the article!!! Have a great weekend!

  2. Anonymous4:08 AM

    As always, a terrific read offering yet one more layer to our ever-expanding knowledge of the OBX and Ocracoke specifically. Thanks so much for your efforts, Phillip. They are GREATLY appreciated.