Wildlife Commission Reopens Boating and Fishing Access Areas

  • 22 February 2016
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RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 22, 2016) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has reopened all boating and public fishing access areas in northwestern North Carolina after closing them this month due to damages sustained from severe flash flooding. 

The re-opened areas are:

·         Burch Station in Surry County

·         Yadkin Shore in Yadkin County

·         Elkin Boating Access Area in Surry County

·         Roaring River in Wilkes County

·         Ferguson in Wilkes County


For more information on boating in North Carolina, including the locations of more than 200 free, publicly accessible boating access areas, visit the Commission’s online locater map, or visit www.ncwildlife.org/boating. For more information on fishing in public, inland waters, including an interactive map of more than 500 public fishing access areas throughout the state, visit www.ncwildlife.org/fishing.


Media Contact:
Jodie B. Owen
Categories: Boating, Fishing, News

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