Who We Are
Ocean Crest Pier is privately owned and operated by the Andrews and Prince Families since 2002. It is the only privately funded pier on Oak Island, and one of less than a dozen private piers throughout North Carolina.
Our management team lives on Oak Island, and is ready and available to assist you with any your fishing needs, requests, inquiries, and pier emergencies. We strive to offer the best pier fishing experience with a commitment to quality resources, exceptional customer service, safety, and a genuine family atmosphere.
Vance Courson, Pier Manager
Vance Courson, a transplant from Atlanta, GA, brings over 10 years experience in customer service, sales, and business administration. With a can-do attitude, and a personal and comedic style you've got to experience to love, Vance is dedicated to the OCP community, its success, and creating a unique experience for his guests.
OCP News – New Management, Same Family Ownership
Due to some much-needed changes at the pier, the Andrews and Prince Families recently announced, Vance Courson as pier manager for OCP. The pier is undergoing reorganization of products and services, events, maintenance and cleanup, customer relations, and even a new Web site and Blog-Fish Tales to better serve OCP community and its visitors. Thanks to the OCP community for your patience and continued support as we wade through tides of change.
OCP Family Commitment
We continue to offer locals and visitors the best fishing pier on Oak Island, and a down-home, southern experience they’ve grown to love. Our main focus is to provide a respectful family fishing atmosphere with fun, safety, and a calendar packed full of events. At OCP you’ll experience world-class fishing, fellowship, and spectacular experiences that are sure to get you hooked. We guarantee to leave you with a real, “sand between your toes experience”!
The OCP Difference
We are all about extreme fishing, fun, and fellowship. At OCP we know fishing, and how to how to create a fun fishing experience the whole family can sink their lines into. Thanks to our dedicated staff, and local, expert anglers who take ownership and pride in the pier and its natural environment. In a combined effort with the community, we offer a fun, safe, and clean fishing pier perfect for the entire family.
Its All About the Community
And for the avid or novice fisherman, you will find the ultimate fishing experience with exciting tournaments for all ages and genders, fishing tips from local experts, and the perfect spot for beach fun-in-the-sun.
Let OCP be your travel and fishing destination, you won’t be disappointed! Expect to befriend many a fisherman, get hooked to some of North Carolina’s best fish, and exchange amazing fish tales.
LET'S GO FISHIN!