Fishing Regulations

North Carolina offers some great fishing opportunities. If you are a resident or visitor to the state, please review the links below to ensure that you understand the rules, regulations and other guidelines.

The following fishing regulations are effective August 1, 2014 to July 31, 2015.

Inland Fishing

Inland Fishing Regulations (PDF)
Regulatory authority between the Wildlife Resources Commission and Division of Marine Fisheries. Inland game fish regulations include Manner of Taking, Seasons and Using Trotlines and Set-hooks.

 

 

Saltwater Fishing

2013-14 Fishing Regulations

North Carolina offers some great fishing opportunities. If you are a resident or visitor to the state, please review the links below to ensure that you understand the rules, regulations and other guidelines.

The following fishing regulations are effective August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014.

Request a Copy

Request a Regulations Digest copy to be mailed to you.
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  • or call or write to the following address or telephone number:
    North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
    1707 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-1707
    (919) 707-0391