LINKS AND RESOURCES
Planning and Scouting
North Carolina River Levels- Next to rod and reel, a river
fisherman's best friend. Allows you to click on your favorite river and see
the water level. Extremely useful web site by the USGS. Your tax dollars at
The Weather Channel- See what Mother Nature has in store for that
upcoming river trip!
Maptech Mapserver- Maptech's free online topographic maps allow you
to explore a river's course and access points from your computer. Once you
get the hang of the website, this is a great resource!
Earth- This is absolutely amazing! Download Google Earth's software
(it's free!) and you now have satellite photos of your favorite river at
your disposable. Zoom in and check out that river you've been wondering
North Carolina-specific Resources
GORP's NC Wild and Scenic Rivers Page- The
best of the best. And some of these contain warmwater fish species!
Fishing Access Maps- Provides listings of
all North Carolina PFA's (Public Fishing Area's) and CFP (Community
Fishing Program) sites. Includes directions.
American Whitewater's North Carolina Page-
Contains great information on river levels and has descriptions of many
river floats in North Carolina. Geared toward paddlers, but useful for
Paddling.net's North Carolina
Page- Descriptions of numerous float trips
in North Carolina!
North Carolina Paddling Page- More great
articles about North Carolina's great paddling (and fishing!)
North Carolina Coastal Plain
Paddle Trails- Great information about
places to paddle near the coast. Of course, you can fish in these places
North Carolina Sportsman-
Print magazine devoted to hunting and fishing in North Carolina.
North Carolina Game & Fish-
Another print magazine devoted to hunting and fishing in North Carolina.
Carolina Boating Access Map- Lists all NCWRC
public boat ramps in the state, many of which are on rivers.
Asheville Area Boating Page-
This site has some cool destinations near Asheville!
NCWRC and other Conservation Groups
Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC)-
Everything you need to get legal and stay legal in North Carolina. Fishing
licenses, creel and length regulations, boat registration, and a ton of
North Carolina Wildlife Federation-
The leading advocate for North Carolina wildlife and it's habitat.