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
Angler's Guide (updated 1/2014)
Bycatch Reduction Devices
Licenses and Permits DMF License and Permit Guide DENR Permit Handbook
Caught a Tagged Fish?
Purchase Commemorative Prints (Red drum art by N.C. artist Duane Raver)
Red Drum Circle Hook Rig
Proclamations (regulatory changes)
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Striped Bass Fishing Information and Regulations:
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