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Releases – August 26, 2010

The Commercial License Eligibility Board Committee to the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will meet at 9:30 a.m., Sept. 21, in the conference room, Division of Marine Fisheries, 3441 Arendell St., Morehead City. Directions for applying for a commercial fishing license can be found on the division website at www.ncfisheries.net. Applications must be submitted by […]

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Releases – August 19, 2010

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission kicked off work on a Beaufort County Boating Access Area during a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday morning, August 5. The 6-acre site was donated by PotashCorp-Aurora. When complete, the Boating Access Area will have two boat-launch lanes and 30 parking spaces. “We are grateful to PCS Phosphate for this generous […]

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Releases – August 12, 2010

The N.C. Marine Patrol recently wrapped up criminal cases against three fish house owners caught buying red drum without reporting the transaction. Donald Carlisle Gilgo of Coastal Seafood in Sea Level, William Jerry Warren of Fresh Ketch in Grantsboro, and Floyd Shelton Cuthrell of S&S Seafood in Aurora were all found guilty in their respective […]

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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 […]