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Marine Fisheries - Who to Contact About Fishing N.C.

Marine Fisheries

Fishing in NC

Who to Contact About Fishing in North Carolina

WATERS STATE AGENCY STATE COMMISSION INTERSTATE /
FEDERAL AUTHORITY
Saltwater rivers, sounds, creeks and ocean out to 3 miles from shore N.C. Division of
Marine Fisheries

P.O. Box 769
3441 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
252-726-7021
800-682-2632
portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf
N.C. Marine Fisheries
Commission

P.O. Box 769
3441 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
252-726-7021
800-682-2632
portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf
Atlantic States Marine
Fisheries Commission

1444 Eye St., NW
6th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
202-289-6400
asmfc.org
Freshwater lakes, rivers and creeks   N.C. Wildlife
Resources Commission

1751 Varsity Dr.
NCSU Centennial Campus
Raleigh, NC 27606
919-707-0010
ncwildlife.org
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
1849 C St., NW
Washington, DC 20240
800-344-9453
fws.gov
Ocean, beyond 3 miles from shore, species predominantly caught
North of Hatteras
    Mid-Atlantic Fishery
Management Council

Suite 2115 Federal Building
300 S. New St.
Dover, DE 19904-6726
302-674-5399
mafmc.org
Ocean, beyond 3 miles from shore, species predominantly caught
South of Hatteras
    South Atlantic Fishery
Management Council

4055 Faber Place Dr.,
Suite 201
North Charleston, SC 29405
843-571-4366
safmc.net
Highly Migratory Species such as billfish, tuna and dolphin
 
    Highly Migratory Species Division
National Marine Fisheries Service

1315 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
301-713-2347
nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/hms
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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