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Releases – August 5, 2010

NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries Service) is seeking public comment on Amendment 17A to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic Region (Amendment 17A), which addresses overfishing of red snapper in the South Atlantic. Actions contained in Amendment 17A include: (1) annual catch limit and accountability measures for […]

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Releases – July 29, 2010

A new regulation goes into place this year that will impact shrimp trawling in the New River. Fishermen will not be allowed to use otter trawls upstream of the N.C. 172 Bridge when the waters open to shrimp trawling later this summer or fall. However, fishermen may continue to use skimmer trawls in these waters […]

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Releases – July 22, 2010

Starling Marine’s 1st annual Summer Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 31, and proceeds from this year’s event will benefit Elizabeth Edwards. Elizabeth is a 35-year-old local Wilmington woman who was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma in the fall of 2009. Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the blood and bones. The disease is incurable, […]

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Releases – July 15, 2010

Do you have a boat that you’ve built or restored? Show it off! Every July, dozens of boats from all over the region pour into downtown Wilmington for the annual Cape Fear Community College Boat Show. This year marks the 11th annual CFCC Boat Show on July 24, 2010. Presented by the CFCC’s two boat […]

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Releases – July 8, 2010

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ 2010 Stock Status report shows saltwater fish populations in North Carolina are stable and, in many cases, improving. “We’re continuing to see some positive trends as reflected in the recovery and continued viability of several species,” said Louis Daniel, director of the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries. Spiny dogfish […]