North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

About the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center

John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center

Looking for a unique, family-oriented fishing experience? Come visit the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville, N.C. Built in 2007, the Pechmann Center is the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s newest education facility and is the only fishing education center of its kind in North Carolina. Center instructors teach a variety of aquatic programs to anglers of all ages and abilities.

Visitor Information

7489 Raeford Road
Fayetteville, N.C. 28304

Phone: (910) 868-5003
Fax: (910) 868-2658
Contact: Tom Carpenter, Center Director

Hours of Operation:
9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mon.-Fri; weekends, by event only

Unless noted otherwise, events are free to eligible participants. Pre-registration is required for all events.

All exhibits are universally accessible. Fishing platform and restrooms are universally accessible.

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