Fish Post

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 […]

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Releases – July 1, 2010

Researchers from the University of North Carolina Wilmington are taking a proactive approach to determining the North Carolina “what ifs” of the massive oil plumes threatening the environment and communities in the Gulf of Mexico region. The scientists are expanding ongoing North Carolina Sea Grant-funded studies of ecosystems and habitats of the beach and surf […]

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Releases June 24, 2010

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding beach-bound anglers, particularly those headed to the coast for the popular and busy July 4 week, to purchase their saltwater fishing license before they leave home and avoid potential long lines at tackle and bait shops, sporting good stores, and other wildlife service agent locations along the coast. […]

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Releases June 17, 2010

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is accepting applications for proposals for the 2011 funding cycle from the N.C. Marine Resources Fund. The fund, which receives proceeds from the sale of Coastal Recreational Fishing Licenses, provides grants for projects that help manage, protect, restore, develop, cultivate, and enhance the state’s marine resources. Only universities, North […]

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Releases June 10, 2010

American Sportfishing Association has submitted comments on the National Park Service’s (NPS) Draft Cape Hatteras National Seashore Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) stressing the industry’s serious concerns with the NPS preferred alternative which is the most restrictive management option to date. The statement evaluates the impacts of several alternatives for regulations and procedures […]