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Fishing North Carolina

EZFishing brings you North Carolina's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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North Carolina Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in North Carolina.

North Carolina Fishing Regulations

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North Carolina Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to North Carolina Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of North Carolina's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

North Carolina Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in North Carolina.

  • Bull Redfish in North Carolina's Neuse River
  • The chugger I was working near the shoreline sounded like a bottle rocket with each jerk of the rod tip. Suddenly, the water bulged, and a beach-ball-size swirl and whining drag confirmed I was tight to a giant redfish. Fifteen minutes later, we quickly ..
  • saltwatersportsman.com
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  • 9/21/2017 10:09:00 PM
  • U.S. Forest Service Restores Fish Passage in Western North Carolina
  • Robbinsville — Visitors to Santeetlah Creek on the Nantahala National Forest will no longer see a concrete and steel fish barrier stretching across the channel and native fish can once again return to the high quality habitat found in the creek.
  • The Mountaineer VillageSoup
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  • 9/12/2017 1:54:00 PM
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day events held throughout N.C.
  • Activities and exhibits vary for each event; however, all provide opportunities for participants to improve their outdoor skills and increase their knowledge of wildlife in North Carolina. Event locations and times are: John E. Pechmann Fishing Education .
  • northcarolinasportsman.com
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  • 9/12/2017 11:05:00 AM
  • North Carolina: Register Named Marine Fisheries Officer of the Year
  • MOREHEAD CITY – If you ask Bill Register, he'll tell you he doesn't like the limelight, so he is a little bashful that his colleagues nominated him for Marine Fisheries Enforcement Officer of the Year. "It makes me feel good that they think a lot of me ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/12/2017 9:45:00 AM
  • Border water bounty - Don't forget that state-line fishing bounty
  • Preparing for a pleasant day of fishing on a gorgeous fall day, Patrick Kelly warmed the engine of his boat at Cricket Cove Marina near Little River, S.C., just a short run from great fishing on either side of the North Carolina-South Carolina state line.
  • northcarolinasportsman.com
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  • 9/6/2017 6:37:00 PM
  • Fishing: Bountiful waters await
  • Public Access Areas Through partnerships with federal and local governments, along with private landowners in the area, the North Carolina Wildlife Resource commission maintains a database of areas accessible to the public for fishing. While some are as ..
  • Avery Journal
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  • 9/4/2017 4:16:00 AM
  • Coast Guard suspends search for N Carolina men off SC coast
  • WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it has suspended its weeklong search for two North Carolina men whose fishing boat was found capsized off the South Carolina coast. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Meredith Austin said his agency, the Navy and others .
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  • 9/3/2017 5:14:00 PM
  • Coast Guard finds fishing boat; 2 North Carolina men missing
  • OAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has found a fishing boat belonging to two North Carolina men who have been missing since Sunday. The Gaston Gazette reports Gaston County residents Steve Chaney and David Hambrick were reported missing after ...
  • wcti12.com
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  • 9/2/2017 5:22:00 AM
  • Coast Guard finds fishing boat; 2 North Carolina men missing
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has found a fishing boat ..
  • WNCT
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  • 9/2/2017 2:48:00 AM
  • Coast Guard finds fishing boat; 2 North Carolina men missing
  • GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has found a fishing boat belonging to two North Carolina men who have been missing since Sunday. The Gaston Gazette reports Gaston County residents Steve Chaney and David Hambrick were reported missing after ...
  • Chron
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  • 9/1/2017 6:48:00 PM
  • Katy Perry sued after stagehand loses toe
  • Christina Fish has filed a lawsuit against the 32-year-old singer alleging she was asked to move a wall before her show in Raleigh, North Carolina, in 2014, but it rolled across her foot and started bleeding. According to gossip website TMZ, the stagehand
  • au.be.yahoo.com
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  • 8/30/2017 3:02:00 AM
  • A fun few days of bass fishing on Saratoga Lake, Hudson River
  • However, one of dad’s was a very nice 3-pound largemouth. Each August for the past six years, my friends from North Carolina, Bert Wilmer and Steve Austin (both dentists), come to Saratoga to visit and fish our annual North-South Bass Tournament.
  • Daily Gazette
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  • 8/23/2017 10:27:00 PM
  • 20 White Marlin Releases Tops Pirate's Cove (NC) Billfish Tournament
  • Pirate's Cove Marina, Manteo, North Carolina: Point Runner was on point all week long. The 60-foot Guthrie charter boat based at the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center led the 2017 Pirate's Cove Billfish Tournament from start to finish with 20 white marlin ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/23/2017 7:51:00 AM
  • Tomlin, Frances Fish
  • GREENSBORO Former North Carolina State Representative, Mrs. Frances Fish Tomlin, passed away at her home in Greensboro on Saturday, August 19, 2017. She was 92 and active to the very end. Born in Lincolnton, NC on November 18, 1924, she was raised in ...
  • greensboro.com
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  • 8/23/2017 4:07:00 AM
  • Point Runner Wins Pirate's Cove
  • The 2018 Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament is set for August 13-17 at the Pirate’s Cove Marina in Manteo, North Carolina. Visit pcbgt.com for more.
  • fishtrack.com
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  • 8/21/2017 4:20:00 PM
  • Fridays on the Fly | Kayak Fishing 101
  • About the Author Jessica Whitmire is the Operations and Marketing Director for Headwaters Outfitters, a Fly Fishing and Paddle Sports Outfitter located in Rosman, North Carolina on the banks of the French Broad River. Headwaters was voted Best Fly Fishing
  • blueridgeoutdoors.com
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  • 8/21/2017 1:19:00 PM
  • 1975 Bassmaster Classic video shows entirely different fishing world
  • Back then, there was no penalty for dead fish, but anglers who brought in live fish were awarded a 6-ounce bonus. North Carolina angler Paul Chamblee went into day two with 26-10 to his credit and more than a 4-pound lead over Tom Mann. Hains wasn't even .
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 8/18/2017 2:39:00 PM
  • Fish tales: Angler offers tips on safest options for fish lovers
  • Meanwhile, the North Carolina Division of Public Health states that consumers must avoid eating fishes that contain high levels of mercury. This health organization also listed some fishes that have low amounts of the said contaminant. Here are five of the
  • Food Safety News
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  • 8/18/2017 4:28:00 AM
  • Fishing in Kitty Hawk with the Bourlier’s
  • Bob and Yvonne Bourlier took us to the Avalon Fishing Pier in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Pier is around 700 feet long, stretching out to the Atlantic Ocean and a webcam displays up-to-the-minute displays at avalonpier.com. (Submitted photo)
  • Farm and Dairy
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  • 8/17/2017 9:00:00 AM
  • Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament
  • Manteo, North Carolina: The bite wasn't on fire for the 28th annual Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament. The record 97 boats competing had to search hard in their efforts to find cooperative fish. Some ventured 70 miles south while others
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/16/2017 9:22:00 AM
  • The Shift from Heavy to Light Tackle for Marlin Fishing
  • When Capt. Butch Cox was fishing out of Oregon Inlet in North Carolina during the early 1980s, everyone was using wire leader and 50-pound-class gear, even for the notoriously finicky white marlin in fall. “It was just the way we did things back in those .
  • marlinmag.com
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  • 8/15/2017 2:15:00 PM

North Carolina Guides/Outfitters

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North Carolina Fishing Clubs

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