Coastal Recreational Fishing Information
Stay informed about fish habitats, fish identification, legal size and bag limits to make your fishing trip more enjoyable.
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Download a copy of this colorful, educational
booklet and become better informed about fish species, habitats,fishing techniques and more. With over 40 full-color fish illustrations by N.C. artist Duane Raver. (Updated 1/2014)
Regional fishing reports — updated weekly during the Spring, Summer and Autumn seasons.
What's Hot When?
Know when the bluefish are running and the mullets are jumping.
|Artificial Reefs in N.C. Waters
There are dozens of artificial reefs in N.C. waters.
Find a reef, find the fish.
Stay informed about regulation changes.
Use this convenient guide to identify fish commonly caught in various N.C. aquatic habitats.
|Recreational Guide / Size and Bag Limits
Be a well-informed angler. Use this regularly updated table to keep up with the most-current regulations on fish species, size and creel limits.