Boating in North Carolina

Get boating resources in North Carolina, learn more about North Carolina’s boat registration requirements, state regulations and more.

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Top Boating Spots in North Carolina

Jordan Reservoir State Rec Area
Jordan Reservoir is the perfect spot to boat and fish and enjoy the outdoors. Fishing is a popular sport on the lake.
Kernersville Lake Park
Kernersville Lake is stocked with channel catfish and anglers can fish from the fishing pier or take advantage of the boat rentals.
Lake James State Park
In the beautiful rolling hills east of Asheville sits Lake James State Park, a great place for families that enjoy boating and fishing.
Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

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Boating and Fishing Etiquette: Wake Up

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5 Boater Safety Courses That Prevent Common Accidents

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Boating Safety

Boat Safety Checklist

Boat Safety Checklist

Before you leave shore, take the time to read through this boat safety checklist.

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Boat Safety Equipment

Boat Safety Equipment

Learn about the essential boat safety equipment you should have on board at all times

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Boat Safety Courses

Boat Safety Courses

Education is one of the most important aspects of boating safely and responsibly.

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