The Division of Marine Fisheries is dedicated to ensuring sustainable marine and estuarine fisheries and habitats for the benefit and health of the people of North Carolina.
Fishing License Information
Mobile-Device-Friendly DMF Webpages
Artificial Reef Program
Public Meeting Notices
Bycatch Reduction Devices
Licenses and Permits
DMF License and Permit Guide
DENR Permit Handbook
Caught a Tagged Fish?
Purchase Commemorative Prints
Red Drum Circle Hook Rig
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Recreational Size and Creel Limits Recreational Fishing Reports NEW — Marine Fisheries Observer Program Be an Ethical Angler Cape Hatteras Beach Driving Report a Fish Kill Bluefin Tuna Permits and Limits Fish Eye News News Releases Oyster Shell Recycling Survey
Striped Bass Fishing Information and Regulations:
Atlantic Ocean Striped Bass Commercial Gear Permit App.
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