Images of Fish Attractors
Fish attractor coordinates for downloading to personal GPS devices:
There are no closed seasons on inland game fishes with the following exceptions
North Carolina offers some of the nation's best fishing with abundant species and trophy game fish. If you are a resident or visitor to the state, please review this link to ensure that you understand the rules, regulations and other guidelines governing North Carolina's inland, joint and coastal fishing waters.
To make certain that the public is safe, responsible, and free to enjoy boating activities throughout the state, the Wildlife Resources Commission enforces laws and regulations that all should observe. This link provides a resource for obtaining the facts you need to know.
Stocking dates are subject to change due to weather, equipment failures or other unforeseen circumstances.
Commerial Hatcheries and Pond Management
Trout Sport Fish Profiles
Delayed Harvest Schedule Change***Big Laurel & Shelton Laurel-Madison County***
Big Laurel and Shelton Laurel creeks in Madison County were scheduled to be stocked today(4/2). Due to distribution equipment issues they have been rescheduled to tomorrow(4/3).
The NC Wildlife Resources Commission offers a variety of fishing programs.
Click on the program that interests you:
To report a fish kill or find locations of reported fish kills in North Carolina, visit the NC Division of Water Resources.
For a timeline on Rhodes Pond dating back to 2005 and other information regarding the lake, visit the Rhodes Pond Update webpage.
For more information on Gill Lice, Whirling Disease, Didymo and other aquatic nuisance species, view the Aquatic Nuisance Species webpage.