Is it safe to eat catfish from Lake Norman?

Is it safe to eat catfish from Lake Norman?

Is it safe to eat catfish from Lake Norman?

All people should not eat these fish. Women of childbearing age (15 to 44 years), pregnant women, nursing mothers, and children under age 15 should not eat these fish. All other people should not eat more than two meals* per month.

Do you need a fishing license on Lake Norman?

You will be required to have a basic NC fishing license or sportsman license when fishing on Lake Norman. A license can be purchased online, by calling (888) 248-6834 or by visiting a Wildlife Service Agent.27-Sep-2019

What fish can you eat at Lake Norman?

The Division of Public Health reiterates that the fish consumption advisory recommendation for Lake Norman is limited only to striped bass and largemouth bass.

What seafood is not allowed in NC?

*High mercury levels have been found in blackfish (bowfin), catfish, jack fish (chain pickerel), warmouth, and yellow perch caught south and east of Interstate 85. **Different species from canned light tuna. ***High mercury levels have been found in black crappie caught south and east of Interstate 95.17-Dec-2019

What is the biggest fish in Lake Norman?

Catfish The largest fish on Lake Norman are catfish. The largest one ever caught was an eighty-five pound Arkansas Blue. It held the state record for a couple of years, before an eighty-nine pounder was caught on one of the lakes in the Yadkin River chain.

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