North carolina coastal recreational fishing license types and fees. Locate contact information for state agencies employees hotlines local offices and more.
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Visit division of marine fisheries website. Totally disabled coastal recreational fishing. Locate a wildlife service agent on the n c.
As of january 1 2007 any individuals 16 years or older who want to recreationally finfish in any water designated as coastal or joint waters of north carolina must purchase a nc coastal recreational fishing license crfl. Coastal recreational fishing license crfl associated files. Wildlife resources commission s website.
Authorizes fishing in coastal and joint waters for residents who are totally and permanently disabled as determined by the social security administration civil service retirement system railroad retirement board or the n c. General assembly passed legislation in 2004 to create a saltwater license and governor mike easley signed it into law in 2005. Coastal recreational fishing licenses can be purchased or renewed online by calling n c.
For hire pier and 10 ten licenses are available only at division of marine fisheries offices. Coastal recreational fishing license crfl pdf. State retirement system or have been diagnosed with a condition.
There are several provisions to the commercial and recreational fishing license statutes that have resulted in insufficient and incomplete harvest records over the years which have hampered the development of sound management measures based upon accurate harvest statistics. Wildlife resource commission at 1 888 248 6834 during office hours. This resource is related to.
Pdf 112 kb. Fishermen who have questions should call their local license office or email license ncdenr gov. Coastal fishing license reform.
1 2007 any person 16 and older who wants to fish recreationally in any water designated as coastal and joint waters of north carolina must purchase a coastal recreational fishing license crfl. Sales agents coastal recreational fishing licenses are available for purchase from any wrc license agent online by phone and and any division of marine fisheries office. Under state law revenue from sales of n c.
Coastal recreational fishing licenses goes in two separate funds both set up specifically to be used to manage protect restore develop cultivate and enhance the marine resources of the state. What is the north carolina crfl program.