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Old 08-25-2007, 08:36 PM
 
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How much does a fishing license cost in NC? Do you need any special stamps? Where is the best place to get one?
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Old 08-26-2007, 06:38 AM
 
Location: Wake Forest
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My husband just got his, and he did it it online, through wake county fisheries and wildlife, and from what I remember it was around 30 bucks.

here is a link:

Hunting, Trapping, and Fishing Licenses

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Old 08-26-2007, 07:01 PM
 
Location: Garner, NC
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If I remember correctly you can fish in your county of residence without a license as long as you use live bait (no lures, etc.). Might want to verify that with a local game warden or the site that was just posted.
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Old 03-03-2009, 06:05 PM
 
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When are the fish biting at now
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Old 03-03-2009, 06:26 PM
 
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If I remember correctly you can fish in your county of residence without a license as long as you use live bait (no lures, etc.). Might want to verify that with a local game warden or the site that was just posted.
I think that got changed and you have to have a license if you are over
16 unless it is a private pond.
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Old 03-03-2009, 07:11 PM
 
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You can get them at Wal-Mart. It's just about the only reason my hubs will enter Wal-Mart.

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
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Old 03-03-2009, 07:35 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
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My husband got his at Dicks last summer...dont remember how much it cost but he has to get it renewed yearly.
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Old 03-03-2009, 07:43 PM
 
Location: Five Points
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Just an FYI for those of you with young boys. You can purchase them a lifetime sportman's license from Wildlife for $200 before they turn 1. From 1-11 it is $350.After that $500. My parents bought one for our son when he was born. The same license cost $40 annually so it pays for itself in 12 years. It is available to adults as well. It is just an old North Carolina family tradition to give to a future sportsman. It is more to include coastal saltwater fishing. Go to ncwildlife.org to check it out.
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Old 03-03-2009, 07:44 PM
 
Location: Five Points
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you do not need a license to fish in fresh water using live bait.
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Old 03-03-2009, 07:49 PM
 
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you do not need a license to fish in fresh water using live bait.

Not sure this is correct info
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