North Carolina Fishing Report, Tackle, and License Info

Fish Species found in North Carolina

Largemouth Bass,  Bream, Bluegill,  Smallmouth Bass,  Catfish,  Crappie,  Rainbow Trout,  Perch,  Carp,  Bullhead,   and 76 more

Bodies of Water in North Carolina

Lakes: 228   Rivers/Streams: 9,352   Reservoirs: 1,777   Others: 2,401   All: 13,758

Fishing Hot Spots in North Carolina

  "First time here and on my first throw out pulled in a nice smallmouth bass...." Earp Pond Dam

  "fishing here in the winter is best for catfishing you get um in big use..." Hamlet City Lake Dam

  "Fished off of the bank by the parking lot and caught a few different..." Buckhorn Lake

  "I fished off the back of the island and cought mostly lizard fish, puffed..." Shackleford Banks

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Fishing Spots in North Carolina

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Fishing in the state of North Carolina, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 13,758 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Mill Creek, Lake Tillery and Noname. Fish for Redbreast Sunfish, Brown Trout, Bream or Bluegill or one of the other 30 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.