Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Cape Fear River

4.9

Brunswick County, NC

Place public
Water Brackish
Depth 42 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Cape Fear River, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Brunswick County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Cape Fear River.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Cape Fear River.

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Cape Fear River Fishing Map

Explore the Cape Fear River fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 34°00'49.4"N 77°56'21.7"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Cape Fear River, NC

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Cape Fear River to understand the specifics of catching each fish in North Carolina.

There are countless Cape Fear River fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Blue catfish, Channel catfish, Red drum, Striped bass, Largemouth bass, Spotted seatrout, Flathead catfish and others, as of July 9, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Blue catfish

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Regulation

Season

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Bag limit

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Max size

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Min size

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Prohibited methods

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Channel catfish

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Regulation

Season

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Bag limit

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Max size

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Min size

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Prohibited methods

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Red drum

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

1

Max size

27"

Min size

18"

Measurement

Total Length

Prohibited methods

Gigging, Spears

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Striped bass

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

1

Max size

35"

Min size

28"

Measurement

Total Length

Above are just a few of the species found in Cape Fear River. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Cape Fear River you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 13 species of fish in Cape Fear River.

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Fishing Spots Near the Cape Fear River

Must visit the following nearest Cape Fear River fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.5

Brunswick County, NC

10 hot spots

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Onslow County, NC

10 hot spots

4.8

Carteret County, NC

10 hot spots

4.8

Lenoir County, NC

7 hot spots

4.0

Cumberland County, NC

8 hot spots

4.1

Pitt County, NC

10 hot spots

4.0

Wilson County, NC

6 hot spots

4.5

Chatham County, NC

10 hot spots

4.4

Coosa County, AL

7 hot spots

4.0

Wake County, NC

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Cape Fear River

  • The best season for largemouth bass fishing in the Cape Fear River is spring.
  • Trolling and casting fishing methods work excellent for striped bass.

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