Love fishing on the North Carolina coast? Information about recreational fishing in the ocean and saltwater rivers and sounds can be found within this section. Learn about the sunken ships and other materials on the state’s artificial reefs. Go to the Saltwater Fishing Tournament pages to find the state records for the different fish species and learn how to get recognition for your exceptional catch. Get the inside scoop about what’s biting from weekly Recreational Fishing Reports, and discover what you need to know to be an ethical angler.