Press Releases

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Releases – Sep 13, 2018

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is looking for commercial and recreational fishermen and scientists to advise it on various fisheries issues. Two regional advisory committees—Northern and Southern—and three standing advisory committees—Finfish, Habitat and Water Quality, and Shellfish/Crustacean—review matters referred to them by the commission, such as draft fishery management plans, and recommend management strategies. Committees […]

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Releases – Aug 30, 2018

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Artificial Reef Program will begin construction this week on two estuarine artificial reefs. Later this month or in early September, the Artificial Reef Program plans to sink a tugboat in the ocean off Pine Knoll Shores. The estuarine reefs are new reefs that will be constructed using concrete reef […]

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Releases – Aug 16, 2018

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s South Atlantic State/Federal Fisheries Management Board approved for public comment the Public Information Document (PID) for Draft Amendment 1 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Atlantic Migratory Group Cobia (Atlantic cobia). As the first step in the amendment process, the document seeks input from stakeholders and those […]

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Releases – Aug 2, 2018

North Carolina will officially join a national effort that demonstrates the social, economic, and environmental importance of shellfish at a public event at the North Carolina State University Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) on Aug. 2 from 10:00 a.m. until noon. Michael Regan, secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ), […]

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Releases – July 19, 2018

Skippers with boats, gear, and bait are needed to take active duty troops fishing for the annual MAD event to be held in Southport on September 7-8, 2018. MAD is a 100% volunteer and donor funded event for troops and their families who come in from all over the state. While the troops are out […]

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