For complete and the most up to date info
go to http://www.ncwildlife.org/
Below are the rules that apply to Lake Norman,
for other areas use the link above.
Persons under age 16 are exempt from the
requirement of a basic fishing license.
The game lands license is not required to
fish in any waters on game lands.
A fishing license is not required to fish
a private pond. A pond or lake located on land owned by
a public body such as a state-supported university or
a government entity is not a private pond.
A resident may fish with natural bait in
his county of residence without a basic fishing license.
"Natural Bait" is any bait that can be beneficially
digested by fish. An individual must carry a form
of identification that shows his or her photograph, name
and current address. This exemption does not apply
to the special trout license.
July 4th is declared "FREE FISHING
DAY" and a fishing license is not required on this
Most people are required to
have a Basic
Fishing License or a Sportsman License
to fish in Lake Norman.
Click Here to locate a "Wildlife Service Agent"
(A place to purchase a license)
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