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NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Marine Fisheries - Coastal Recreational Fishing Information

Marine Fisheries

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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Angler's Guide
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)

Fishing reports
Regional recreational fishing reports — updated weekly during the Spring, Summer and Autumn.

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.

Proclamations
Stay informed about regulation changes.

Fish Finder
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.
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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