Fish Post

Releases – May 25, 2017

The Inaugural Ron McManus Memorial Fishing Tournament, a fundraising fishing tournament honoring Ron McManus, North Myrtle Beach businessman and avid fisherman, is scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-28, 2017, at Harbourgate Marina in North Myrtle Beach. The Ron McManus Memorial Fishing Tournament, whose major sponsors are Sandhills Bank, Sportsman’s Choice, Mama Jean’s, Captain Archie’s, […]

 Billy Thorpe

Releases – May 11, 2017

Anglers can soon be recognized for releasing large bluefish. The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Saltwater Fishing Tournament, known commonly as the Citation Program, will add a bluefish release category beginning May 15. Anglers can receive a citation (certificate) for the release of a bluefish that measures 34 inches or longer. Currently, citations are given […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Releases – April 27, 2017

Emerald Isle Parks and Recreation will present the 2017 Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 10, from 9:00-11:00 am at the Bogue Inlet Pier. The event is free and open to kids ages 5-12. Great prizes will be awarded in categories ranging from Most Unique Fish Caught to Largest Fish Caught. Rods and reels will […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Releases – April 13, 2017

New size and bag limits will go into effect May 1 for the recreational cobia fishery in North Carolina waters. The minimum size limit will increase to 36 inches fork length (measured from the tip of snout to the fork in the tail). The possession limit will decrease to one fish per-person per-day, with a […]

 Sarah Gagliardo

Releases – March 23, 2017

The recreational flounder bag limit will decrease from six fish to four fish per person, per day in North Carolina waters beginning March 1. The recreational size limit will remain at 15 inches. The bag limit reduction is necessary to comply with requirements of Addendum XXVIII to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Summer Flounder, […]