North Carolina Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in North Carolina

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

North Carolina Fishing by Water Type

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

North Carolina Fishing Reports

  "Great fishing, beautiful spot. Everyone I was with caught their limit...." Waterville Lake

  "good smallmouth and trout fishing in the summer. never had any luck in..." Hominy Creek

  "Plenty of bowfin, catfish, bluegill, shad, largemouth bass if you fish..." Buffalo Creek

  "If you can float a canoe or kayak down stream below the dam a little ways..." Wiggins Mill Reservoir

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North Carolina Fishing Licenses

For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit North Carolina Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

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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 Warmouth, Crappie or White Bass 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.