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Common North Carolina Fish Species Questions


What kind of fish are native to North Carolina?

North Carolina boasts a diverse range of native fish species, including Red Drum, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and Striped Bass, thriving in its rich coastal and inland waters. On Deck Fishing Charters, under the guidance of Captain Daniel Griffee, specializes in targeting these native species, offering anglers an immersive experience in the vibrant and plentiful fishing grounds of North Carolina.


What is North Carolina's state fish?

The Red Drum, also known as the Channel Bass, holds the honor of being North Carolina's state fish, celebrated for its significance in the state's coastal waters. On Deck Fishing Charters, expertly guides anglers to encounter and catch the iconic Red Drum, contributing to a memorable and authentic North Carolina fishing experience.


What is the national fish of North Carolina?

While North Carolina does not have a designated national fish, the Red Drum is a highly prized and iconic species in the state's coastal waters. On Deck Fishing Charters, invites anglers to target and appreciate the prominence of the Red Drum, ensuring a memorable and rewarding fishing adventure in the waters of North Carolina.


A On Deck Fishing Charters Fishing Charter targets the top North Carolina Fish species including Redfish (Also Called Red Drum, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass), Sea Trout (Also Called Speckled Trout, Spotted Sea Trout), Striped Bass (Also Called Striper, Linesider, Rockfish ), Bluefish (Also Called Elf, Tailor, Shad), Cobia (Also Called Black Salmon, Crab Eater, Lemon Fish, Sergeant Fish ), Spanish Mackerel (Also Called Atlantic Spanish Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel). We primarily Fish the Atlantic Ocean, Beaufort, Morehead City, Onslow Bay, Back Sound, Atlantic Beach, Radio Island, Beaufort Channel.