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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.

  • Fish On! Lake Norman Fishing Guide Services
  • Lake Norman - North Carolina's "Inland Sea", is home base for Capt. Craig Price, a fully insured, USCG master-rated captain with more than 40 years experience fishing the Catawba River lakes, plus other Carolina impoundments. These Piedmont lakes are very
  • Visit North Carolina
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  • 6/9/2018 5:09:00 AM
  • This Might Hurt a Little
  • Ultimately, the question of what’s considered risky depends on one’s point of view, says Jill Fisher, a sociologist from the University of North Carolina currently working on a book about healthy test subjects. “Do you find it harmful if you are ...
  • Chicago magazine
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  • 6/5/2018 5:10:00 PM
  • Slabs and nightstalkers
  • Much of his fishing is on his home lake, Lake Wylie, on the border between North Carolina and South Carolina, but he’s fished many lakes in the Carolinas, and his method has proven productive everywhere he’s fished. “I’ve fished all over the ...
  • North Carolina Sportsman
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  • 6/4/2018 8:51:00 PM
  • Pick 3: Hot Tar Heel Lakes for June Bass Fishing
  • Buggs, Harris and James offer the best June bass fishing in North Carolina. North Carolina has three temperature zones, except for deep summer when sizzling heat and humidity blanket both the piedmont and coastal regions. The mountains remain comparatively
  • Game & Fish
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  • 6/4/2018 5:16:00 PM
  • North Carolina man dies in fishing boat accident in Tennessee
  • LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A man from our state has died after a fishing boat sank in Tennessee. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says three men from Lincoln County were out fishing on the Tennessee River around 10 a.m. Saturday morning when they
  • WITN
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  • 6/4/2018 9:22:00 AM
  • NC man dies when fishing boat sinks in Tennessee
  • LENOIR CITY, TN -- A North Carolina man was killed when a fishing boat was forced underwater in the Tennessee River. Three men were in the boat around 10 a.m. Saturday when it was pulled into water All the men went overboard as the boat got too close to ..
  • spectrumlocalnews.com
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  • 6/3/2018 2:44:00 PM
  • Great N.C. Summer Saltwater Fishing Trips
  • Test your tackle against North Carolina sheepshead, red drum, flounder or pompano for some great saltwater fishing. Better yet, try them all. Coastal waters in the summer provide a tremendous variety of sport fish for anglers to pursue. Whether you want ..
  • Game & Fish
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  • 5/30/2018 5:57:00 PM
  • Calendar of Events
  • Overnight trips to Niagara Falls and Toronto, Canada is set for June 11-16 and to the Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina for Oct. 15-18. In addition there will be day trips: On July 17: Shop away at IKEA, Fishers. Join us for a unique shopping ...
  • Vincennes Sun-Commercial
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  • 5/27/2018 4:17:00 AM
  • Hunter Banks Company Fly Fishing Outfitters
  • Established in 1985, Hunter Banks Co. is Western North Carolina's leading fly fishing specialty store with the most extensive inventory of fly-fishing gear and fly tying materials in the area. The landmark shop is an institution for anglers who appreciate
  • Visit North Carolina
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  • 5/25/2018 2:44:00 PM
  • A Fish-Camp Revamp in North Carolina
  • I read menus like narratives. The interplay of ingredients and intents yields stories. Noting inspirations and place-names, I piece together tales before I take first bites. Proprietors Katy and Joe Kindred reward close readers of the Hello, Sailor menu ..
  • Garden & Gun
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  • 5/23/2018 8:02:00 PM
  • Inshore fishing is hot along coasts of both Carolinas
  • If you’re not fishing right now, then you’re missing out. Redfish, flounder, black drum, sheepshead — they’re all biting, and even the speckled trout, which North Carolina anglers are not currently allowed to keep, and South Carolina anglers are ...
  • North Carolina Sportsman
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  • 5/10/2018 11:50:00 AM
  • Jaskiewicz Wins IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Event at Georgetown, South Carolina
  • Big Trout award, along with $100 in Berkley credit, and $300 in PENN products. Andrew Imes, of Bolivia, North Carolina, finished in a close second with a total of 48.00 inches. The angler fished jigs in the Oak Island area and won $1,175 along with the $ .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/3/2018 6:14:00 PM
  • The Best of North Carolina Summer Saltwater Fishing
  • For some outstanding North Carolina saltwater fishing, try these are some top spots for flounder, trout and redfish (and more). May is the first month of spring when water temperature and baitfish form a nexus to produce consistent saltwater bites in North
  • Game & Fish
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  • 5/3/2018 3:35:00 PM
  • City Fish Evolve Different Body Forms Than Country Fish
  • A North Carolina State University study examining the effects of urbanization on the evolution of fish body shape produced both expected and surprising results: One fish species became more sleek in response to urbanization, while another species became ..
  • news.ncsu.edu
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  • 4/27/2018 5:36:00 PM
  • Urban fish grow into different shapes than their rural relatives
  • April 27 (UPI) --City fish evolve different body shapes than their rural peers, new research out of North Carolina State University shows. Dozens of surveys have focused on urban-rural differences in animal health and behavior or water quality, but the ...
  • Upi.com
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  • 4/27/2018 3:42:00 PM
  • City fish evolve different body forms than country fish
  • Credit: Elizabeth Kern. A North Carolina State University study examining the effects of urbanization on the evolution of fish body shape produced both expected and surprising results: One fish species became more sleek in response to urbanization ...
  • Phys.org
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  • 4/27/2018 2:49:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line April 25
  • I saw a picture of a couple and they were just as described – “nice.” Libation Charters brought their boat home from North Carolina, but not before squeezing in some fishing as they traveled back to Cape May. They went four for five on “smaller ...
  • Cape May County Herald Newspapers
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  • 4/25/2018 7:14:00 PM
  • Is There A Mutant Fish In North Carolina!?
  • Finding comedy in everything and everything in comedy. interrobang, in·ter·ro·bang [in-ter-uh-bang] ‽ (often represented by ?! / !?), is a nonstandard punctuation designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a ...
  • The Interrobang
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  • 4/23/2018 3:53:00 PM
  • Shark Trade Bill to Protect U.S. Fisheries
  • North Carolina Fisheries Association, and Directed Sustainable Fisheries. It is also supported by the Louisiana Shrimp Association; environmental groups, such as the Wildlife Conservation Society; and zoo and aquarium facilities, such as Mote Marine ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/19/2018 3:22:00 PM
  • Western North Carolina trout fishing report
  • Western North Carolina has some of the best fly fishing in the southeast, and the rivers near Brevard are no exception. March is often an unpredictable time of year due to the weather, but things are looking good for fishing the French Broad River and the
  • North Carolina Sportsman
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  • 3/14/2018 12:58:00 PM
  • Western North Carolina trout fishing report
  • Western North Carolina has some of the best fly fishing in the southeast, and the rivers near Brevard are no exception. March is often an unpredictable time of year due to the weather, but things are looking good for fishing the French Broad River and the
  • Carolina Hunting
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  • 3/14/2018 12:40:00 PM

North Carolina Guides/Outfitters

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North Carolina Fishing Clubs

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