Newspaper Advertising


Thank you for your interest in Fisherman’s Post, a free publication that reaches a targeted audience of over 50,000 people (locals and visitors) with each issue. We guarantee that Fisherman’s Post is the most effective way to connect with the very large saltwater fishing and boating community of North Carolina.

Circulation numbers range from 20,000 to 30,000 issues with every printing. Research shows that our readership is from 50,000 to 75,000 people per issue (each copy gets read on average by 2.5 readers), and our pick-up rate is consistently over 96%.

Distribution in North Carolina includes delivery to approximately 600 businesses in the following regions:

Outer Banks:
Manns Harbor, Manteo, Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, Rodanthe, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras, and Ocracoke

New Bern, Washington, and Havelock

Crystal Coast:
Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, Beaufort, Swansboro, Cape Carteret, Emerald Isle, and Jacksonville

Cape Fear:
Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Beach, Wilmington, Ogden, Hampstead, Sneads Ferry, and Topsail Island

Long Bay:
North Myrtle Beach, Little River, Ocean Isle, Supply, Holden Beach, Shallotte, Southport, and Oak Island

Raleigh, Kinston, Greenville, Fayetteville, Sanford, and Goldsboro

Distribution Sites include tackle shops, piers, marinas, boat dealers, tournament captains’ bags, etc. Our free newspaper is also located in many restaurants, convenience stores, gas stations, real estate rental offices, hotels, and other high traffic locations.

Our Mission is to create a high quality publication that provides timely and comprehensive coverage of the saltwater fishing action along the NC coast; to encourage people to actively enjoy, preserve, and protect our saltwater fishery; to promote and market the wide array of businesses, events, and organizations that benefit from a healthy fishing community along the NC coast; and to boost tourism and recreation along the NC coast.

The Print Dates can be found on the Print Dates page. There are a total of 18 issues annually, and special editions have higher than normal distribution numbers.

Production of most advertisements is free of charge.


Fisherman’s Post works hard to create win/win relationships. We would love the opportunity to serve and promote your business.

Rosa Bestmann – Sales
(910) 442-7686