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For up-to-date information on North Carolina licenses, regulations and other wildlife resources, please visit the agency’s website NCWildlife.org.
Boaters can explore more than 5,000 miles of North Carolina waters. Find a boat ramp near you. Title and register your vessel. Get information on regulations and safety requirements here.
Information about vessel registration and titling requirements, fees and frequently asked questions.
The Wildlife Commission manages more than 200 free, 24-hour public Boating Access Areas. Find them here.
Learn about no wake zone and boating regulations, safety requirements and recommendations.
Learn about Clean Marina Program and Clean Vessel Act.
The NCWRC inspects, investigates and removes abandoned and derelict vessels along the coastline.
Boating-related publications produced by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
For a timeline on Rhodes Pond dating back to 2005 and other information regarding the lake, visit the Rhodes Pond Update webpage.