2022-23 North Carolina Inland Fishing, Hunting & Trapping Regulations Digest


North Carolina offers some excellent hunting, fishing and trapping opportunities. If you are a resident or visitor to the state, please visit the link below to ensure that you understand the rules, regulations and other guidelines.


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Download Reglamento de Pesca Continental (Spanish)


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Effective 9/1/2022: New size, creel, and season limits for 15 fish species.


County Fox Hunting and Trapping Seasons (Maps, Laws and Dates) 

Only the N.C. General Assembly has the authority to allow fox harvest in a county through passage of a local law. 


2023-2024 Proposed Season Dates


Proposed Regulations

2023-2024 Migratory Game Bird Seasons Survey