An April 2004 trip
to Outer Banks by javaFl
Quote: Avoiding the crowds and seeing the Outer Banks in the spring proved to be an excellent family vacation
Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 22, 2006
1180 Duck Rd
Outer Banks, North Carolina 27949
Attraction | "Catching Crabs on the Sound Side"
One of our favorite Outer Banks memories will always be crabbing on the sound side near Duck. We bought crabbing supplies from a local fishing supply store, which included a crab pin on string, an instruction book, and chicken necks. A license was not necessary. We got permission to crab from a small pier and took our supplies and a lidded pail there to try our hands at catching crab for dinner.
First you slide a chicken neck on the pin and then you drop it into the water while hanging onto the string. In seconds we were pulling up crabs like CRAZY!! A large turtle also tried to steal the bait, but we got it away from him. When we had a couple dozen proper-sized crabs, we took them to our rental home and cooked them for dinner--YUM! Crabbing was one of the highlights of our vacation on the Outer Banks.
Outer Banks, North Carolina
Attraction | "Wright Brothers Memorial and Museum"
Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 22, 2006
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Mile Post 7.5 On U.s. Hwy 158
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina 27948
Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 23, 2006
3 miles north of Manteo on highway 64/264
Outer Banks, North Carolina 27954