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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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Find any of the 11849 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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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

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in North Carolina?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


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.

  • Eating fish during pregnancy
  • The vast majority of North Carolina’s waters don’t have problems, and most fish from them are safe to eat and enjoy. But it’s good to check the current advisories from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services at http ...
  • Reflector
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  • 7/26/2017 4:40:00 AM
  • 2006 Ranger Z21 Fish & Ski For Sale in North Carolina - $5,200.00
  • 2006 Ranger Z21 Comanche Single Console Fiberglass Bass Boat. Powered with a 2006 Mercury 225HP Pro XS Direct Injection Outboard Motor. Motor is equipped with power trim operated in four different locations, directly on engine, gear shift lever, steering .
  • northcarolinasportsman.com
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  • 7/25/2017 4:42:00 PM
  • NC couple catch whopper fishing – a 10-foot, very dead gator
  • A North Carolina couple went fishing over the weekend and caught a whopper that they wish would have gotten away, according to multiple media outlets. A 10-foot dead alligator. Lauren Weichinger and her fiancé, Kyle Radford, found the alligator in the ...
  • Myrtle Beach Online
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  • 7/25/2017 12:00:00 PM
  • Fly fishing program serves those who served our country with healing
  • Two veterans from North Carolina find peace from PTSD within the fish filled rivers of South Mountain. They are part of Project Healing Waters, a nationwide non-profit organization that provides recovery for those who served our country through the art of
  • WBIR-TV
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  • 7/24/2017 4:46:00 PM
  • Big Pamlico Sound specks
  • J.B. Baker of Williamston, N.C., was fishing with his brother on North Carolina's Pamlico Sound recently. That trip produced these two great speckled trout, one 28 inches long and the other 22 inches long.
  • northcarolinasportsman.com
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  • 7/24/2017 2:47:00 PM
  • Fly fishing program serves those who served our country with healing
  • Two veterans from North Carolina find peace from PTSD within the fish filled rivers of South Mountain. They are part of Project Healing Waters, a nationwide non-profit organization that provides recovery for those who served our country through the art of
  • 11 Alive
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  • 7/24/2017 1:56:00 PM
  • Fly fishing program serves those who served our country with healing
  • Two veterans from North Carolina find peace from PTSD within the fish filled rivers of South Mountain. They are part of Project Healing Waters, a nationwide non-profit organization that provides recovery for those who served our country through the art of
  • WUSA 9
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  • 7/24/2017 12:04:00 PM
  • How Genetically Modified Mice Could One Day Save Island Birds
  • There is, in fact, a scientist devoted to making mice irresistible. John Godwin, a neurobiologist at North Carolina State University, spent most of his career studying fish and lizard sexual behavior. Then, in 2011, he read about the Farallons, rocky ...
  • Audubon Magazine
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  • 7/24/2017 5:12:00 AM
  • Carolina companies make big splash at ICAST
  • There were 582 companies displaying a variety of fishing tackle and associated products and more ... line and the Striker for those who prefer sit-on-top kayaks. North Carolina was also represented with Feel Free Kayaks of Swannanoa and Native ...
  • northcarolinasportsman.com
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  • 7/21/2017 6:44:00 PM
  • Veterans find comfort through the art of fly fishing
  • Two veterans from North Carolina find peace from PTSD within ... helping veterans overcome the pain of their past through fly-fishing. Volunteers within the program teach veterans how to fly fish, tie flies, and rod building. The nonprofit has benefitted .
  • WFAA-TV
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  • 7/21/2017 6:43:00 PM
  • Cooper: ‘Not off our coast’
  • Roy Cooper unequivocally declared his administration’s opposition to seismic testing and drilling for oil and gas off the North Carolina coast ... and sound waters – to support the tourism and fishing that fuel the economy.
  • carolinacoastonline.com
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  • 7/21/2017 4:33:00 PM
  • A Mountaineer on the high seas
  • HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C. — The south end of the Outer Banks of North Carolina is a long way from the hills ... “Typically spring and fall are good fishing for your meat fish, tuna, dolphin, and wahoo. Summertime is good fishing for dolphin and bill ...
  • Metro News
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  • 7/21/2017 4:31:00 PM
  • Healing veterans through the art of fly fishing
  • Two veterans from North Carolina find peace from PTSD within the fish filled rivers of South Mountain. They are part of Project Healing Waters, a nationwide non-profit organization that provides recovery for those who served our country through the art of
  • WCNC Charlotte
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  • 7/21/2017 3:45:00 PM
  • King Mackerel are the Kings of the Beach
  • King mackerel can be one of the most exhilarating fish to target from a kayak in North Carolina. While they may not be everyone ... Check back weekly for new videos and stories by the Hobie Fishing Top Guns.
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 7/21/2017 3:03:00 PM
  • Get buggy for trout
  • The use of live bait is prohibited on wild trout streams in North Carolina and ... of the stocked fish usually are caught within two weeks after the change in regulations, but many small delayed-harvest streams offer good fishing throughout the summer.
  • carolinasportsman.com
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  • 7/21/2017 2:41:00 PM
  • Scout a Wreck Using Electronics
  • They will eat just about every fish you hook.” Yet you can utilize your ... uses Garmin’s ClearVü when fishing the wrecks off his home state of North Carolina. “In the DownVü mode, ClearVü paints a near-­photographic image of a wreck,” Dunn ...
  • saltwatersportsman.com
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  • Spectacular Florida Road Trips Every Traveler Should Take
  • First opened in the 1930s, the Olde Bay Café & Dunedin Fish Market (51 Main St ... you’ll find the charming fishing village of Cortez, which was settled in the 1880s by North Carolina families escaping the hurricanes that frequently targeted their ...
  • budgettravel.com
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  • 7/21/2017 12:16:00 PM
  • Abbi Bagwell #FlyGalFriday
  • Where will you be fishing this year? Brevard ... brown trout on the Blue in Colorado and redfish on the Neuse off the coast of North Carolina. I’ve yet to venture international but still have so much water to explore in the good ‘ol US of A.
  • denveroutfitters.com
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  • 7/21/2017 11:31:00 AM
  • Bamboo Redo
  • When new to that lovely town 125 miles down the Mississippi from the Twin Cities, I’d innocently asked a local fly flinger where to fish for trout ... Enter Lou Dondero of Hendersonville, North Carolina. I recently asked fly shops near my home ...
  • sportingclassicsdaily.com
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  • 7/21/2017 9:21:00 AM
  • Causes of Algal Blooms
  • potentially leading to massive fish kills. Algae is not necessarily harmful, a point Mark Vander Borgh, algal ecologist with the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality makes. "Only a very small fraction can cause toxicity. Ninety-five percent .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/21/2017 6:55:00 AM
  • North Carolina: Fishing Trail on Cane Creek Reservoir to Open
  • WAXHAW, N.C. — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with Union County Parks and Recreation, N.C. BASS and Riley's Catch, is hosting a festival on Aug. 5 to celebrate the opening of a new fishing trail on Cane Creek Reservoir. The North Carolina ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/19/2017 6:25:00 AM
  • Best Fishing Vacation on the North Carolina Coast
  • Whether they come by RV, motorcycle or in their pickup with a boat in tow, visitors flock to the North Carolina coast each year. And it’s no wonder. With gorgeous weather, scenery, and miles of beaches, the Outer Banks offers something for every outdoor ..
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 7/12/2017 8:35:00 PM
  • North Carolina: More Friendly Status Reports on Tap
  • MOREHEAD CITY – The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries has changed its annual Stock Status Overview Report to make it more user friendly and better correspond to stock status determinations at the federal and interstate management levels.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/11/2017 6:14:00 AM

North Carolina Guides/Outfitters

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North Carolina Fishing Clubs

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