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  • Volunteer for Southeastern Wildlife
  • A volunteer takes notes while working with North Carolina biologists in a southern Appalachian bog. Photo by Gary Peeples, USFWS. Volunteering at your hometown refuge, fish hatchery or station is a great place to begin. Search the National Volunteer ...
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  • 3/22/2017 12:55:00 PM
  • Angling for answers about the global fish market
  • Some 3,000 miles, a slight tick south of Raleigh, North Carolina is an example of how the economy of fishing affects us all. It is in the fishing bucket-list, destination of Costa Rica that this third-world county suffers from first-world fishing-economics
  • Durham Herald Sun
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  • 3/20/2017 3:42:00 PM
  • Family Fishing Fiesta April 8 at Jordan Lake State Park, N.C.
  • About N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission Since 1947, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission has been dedicated to the conservation and sustainability of the state's fish and wildlife resources through research, scientific management, wise use ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/20/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Fridays on the Fly: 5 Guides Share Their Spring Fly Fishing Secrets
  • NC: The Shelton Laurel & Big Laurel Rivers near Hot Springs, North Carolina are great options for Spring fly fishing due to good hatches, easy access, and consistent water levels. The Tuckaseegee River near Cullowhee is also a great Spring fly fishing ...
  • blueridgeoutdoors.com
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  • 3/17/2017 7:22:00 PM
  • Three Questions: Ott DeFoe
  • Anyways, I was fishing a BFL (Bass Fishing League) regional event on Kerr Lake (located on the border of North Carolina and Virginia) fishing way up a river. It was really shallow up there. Maybe 4-foot deep at maximum. Anyway, I didn't follow the correct
  • Outdoors First
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  • 3/16/2017 8:47:00 PM
  • Drones take research to new heights
  • Like, for example, whales, though he usually focuses on ocean-dwelling mammalian ones, not inflatable ones on loan from the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher and strapped to the ground on a day when the wind is gusting to 20 mph. One of the ways he ..
  • Phys
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  • 3/16/2017 2:00:00 PM
  • Southern muskies: The fish of many casts
  • What may be the the top freshwater angling challenge in North Carolina is within a 2.5 hour drive of Lake Norman. Muskellunge, aka muskies, are a top predatory gamefish that can be described as a freshwater barracuda. Notoriously an unpredictable fish ...
  • lakenormanpublications.com
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  • 3/16/2017 5:32:00 AM
  • N.C. Trawlers Charged with Illegal Striper Harvest
  • received information that commercial trawlers were illegally fishing for Atlantic striped bass in federal waters off the coast of North Carolina. Upon receiving the information, NOAA engaged the assistance of the U.S. Coast Guard and a patrol vessel in the
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/10/2017 8:09:00 AM
  • Eighth annual Fishing Flea Market to be held in Chesapeake
  • Federal waters have been closed to cobia fishing. North Carolina state waters will be open May through August, with a one-fish-per-person up to four-fish-per-boat bag limit. Virginia's regulations will be set at the March 28 VMRC meeting. Virginia's ...
  • Daily Press
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  • 3/10/2017 12:31:00 AM
  • Family Fishing Fiesta April 8 at Jordan Lake S.P. in North Carolina
  • Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fish! Play Games! Win Prizes! Come join the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the N.C. State Parks on Saturday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Jordan Lake State Park for a free Family Fishing Fiesta.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/9/2017 7:54:00 AM
  • Fly Fishing Workshop for Women March 11 at North Carolina's Pechmann Center
  • Paula Wood (l) from Bracey, Va., reeled in a nice-sized channel catfish after getting casting instructions from fly-fishing instructor Jeannette Gallaher (r) during the 2016 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman fly-fishing workshop. FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The N.C ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/9/2017 7:54:00 AM
  • Pair plead guilty to illegal fishing
  • Based on the same review, NOAA also determined that Potter, then Captain of the Jane Carolyn, a commercial trawler, was fishing for Atlantic striped bass nine nautical miles from the coast of North Carolina on the same day that the Lady Samaira was boarded
  • 6 WECT
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  • 3/7/2017 10:35:00 PM
  • Pair pleads guilty to illegal fishing
  • Based on the same review, NOAA also determined that Potter, then Captain of the Jane Carolyn, a commercial trawler, was fishing for Atlantic striped bass nine nautical miles from the coast of North Carolina on the same day that the Lady Samaira was boarded
  • 6 WECT
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  • 3/7/2017 10:35:00 PM
  • Gator carries huge fish in its mouth across Trinity golf course
  • Norma Respess had family in town from North Carolina and was enjoying a round of golf Thursday afternoon. "That's fantastic. I've never seen that before", witness Norma Respess said. "What a sight. He's holding on to that fish", Respass said. She said she
  • The Oak Ridge Observer
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  • 3/7/2017 12:31:00 PM
  • Top road trips USA
  • Visitors can catch the Parkway anywhere between Rockfish Gap, Virginia near Roanoke and at the western tip of North Carolina, after passing through Asheville. Regardless of where you land on the BRP, colorful landscapes around every corner will capture ...
  • travelphotodiscovery.com
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  • 3/6/2017 3:17:00 PM
  • Oak Hollow Fishing Trail is first of its kind in North Carolina
  • Thanks to a partnership with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the North Carolina B.A.S.S. Nation, the High Point Parks & Recreation Department’s Oak Hollow Marina (3431 N. Centennial St. in High Point) now offers a new fishing trail, the first ..
  • greensboro.com
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  • 3/3/2017 7:09:00 AM
  • Captain Jot Owens’ Southeastern North Carolina Fishing Report for March
  • WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH — Can you believe it’s already March? This winter has not been too bad overall, fingers crossed we make it through a mild April and have a great start to the summer. The fishing has already been a little better with the milder ...
  • Port City Daily
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  • 3/3/2017 12:23:00 AM
  • Over-fishing wipes out 90% of Caribbean predatory fish
  • Experts from the University of North Carolina claim that predatory fish are key to Caribbean ecosystems, and that each reef shark brings in $1 million (Pound 810,000) in tourism revenue in its lifetime.
  • malaysiasun.com
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  • 3/2/2017 9:43:00 AM
  • North Carolina: Many Coastal Waters Closed to Shellfish Harvest
  • MOREHEAD CITY – State fisheries authorities have closed 2,450 acres of coastal waters to shellfish harvest after they failed to meet required bacteriological standards. Additionally, 50 acres in the Stump Sound area (B-9) of Pender County that closed to ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/2/2017 8:42:00 AM
  • North Carolina Flounder Bag Reduced Beginning March 1
  • MOREHEAD CITY – 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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/1/2017 7:19:00 AM
  • South Carolina Bill Would Reduce Flounder Bag, Increase Minimum Size
  • Hewitt has heard from flounder fishermen in the Little River area who are concerned with anglers from North Carolina fishing South Carolina waters to take advantage of the more lenient limits. North Carolina currently has a daily bag limit of six flounder
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/1/2017 7:19:00 AM
  • An Accessible Fishing Pier Has Been Opened At Cape Lookout National Seashore
  • An accessible fishing pier has opened at Cape Lookout National Seashore in North Carolina that is intended to allow persons with disabilities and all users the opportunity to safely take in the beautiful view of Core Sound or fish. The new fishing pier is
  • National Parks Traveler (blog)
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  • 2/27/2017 9:10:00 AM
  • Explore Quesadillas Recipetin, Quesadillas 31, and more!
  • "Living on the coast of North Carolina, we love Calabash style seafood and hush puppies. I serve these hush puppies hot with homemade honey butter and fresh local fish fried up crispy and golden, MMMM MMMMM! I hope y'all enjoy these wonderful hush puppies
  • pinterest.com
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  • 2/26/2017 7:34:00 PM
  • Good weather for winter fishing still in the forecast
  • Because North Carolina manages its recreational fishery for all species of flounder with the same size and bag limits, the changes will apply to all recreational flounder fishing in all estuarine and ocean waters. For more information, contact Chris ...
  • carolinacoastonline.com
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  • 2/24/2017 5:05:00 PM
  • Fishing school scheduled for Winston-Salem March 18
  • If you live in North Carolina’s Piedmont, love fishing and have been looking for ways to catch more fish, you don’t have to travel very far. Triad Saltwater Anglers is holding a fishing school on March 18 at the Quality Inn and Suites in Winston-Salem ...
  • northcarolinasportsman.com
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  • 2/24/2017 4:39:00 AM
  • Recreational flounder bag limit reduced to 4 fish
  • MOREHEAD CITY — 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 ...
  • Washington Daily News
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  • 2/22/2017 8:38:00 PM
  • Change will improve fish stock
  • This is the appropriate and proper course of action, given the current status of North Carolina’s most valuable fish stocks. The status of these fish stocks – including weakfish, spot and croaker – is troubling, at best, and tragic, at worst.
  • carolinacoastonline.com
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  • 2/22/2017 3:30:00 PM
  • North Carolina: New Fishing & Hunting Regs Approved
  • RALEIGH, N.C.— The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has voted on proposed rule changes to 39 agency regulations related to wildlife management, fisheries, game lands, and law enforcement for the 2017-18 seasons. The effective date for these regulations .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/22/2017 8:27:00 AM
  • North Carolina: Commercial Fishermen Recover 4,270 Derelict Crab Pots
  • Commercial fishermen hired by the North Carolina Coastal Federation's annual Lost Fishing Gear Recovery Project collected 4,270 lost and derelict crab pots this year from sounds up and down the state's coast. The project was able to hire 72 fishermen ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/21/2017 11:41:00 AM
  • Explore Dinners Yummy, I Dinner Recipes, and more!
  • An easy to make, one pot meal! "Living on the coast of North Carolina, we love Calabash style seafood and hush puppies. I serve these hush puppies hot with homemade honey butter and fresh local fish fried up crispy and golden, MMMM MMMMM! I hope y'all ...
  • pinterest.com
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  • 2/19/2017 6:48:00 PM
  • Custom Carolina Dixon Boatwork Sportfish Give It Away
  • Give It Away 57' Custom Carolina 2004 Sportfish Built by Dixon Boatworks along with Hunley/Sullivan Inc.in North Carolina. Very well maintained, engines maintained to a "like-new" condition. Located 20 minutes from Palm Beach Boat Show, easy to see.
  • docplayer.net
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  • 2/19/2017 11:09:00 AM
  • Walton Joyner Jr.: Trawling hurts fish population
  • Regarding the Feb. 15 Point of View “YES: To save N.C. fish, limit shrimp trawling”: I agree with the proposed ban on all inshore bottom trawling in North Carolina. Amazingly, we are the only state that still allows it. It catches juvenile fish by the ...
  • The News & Observer
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  • 2/19/2017 1:23:00 AM
  • NC fishing regulators start process to limit shrimp catch
  • WILMINGTON, N.C. — North Carolina regulators are starting a process that could limit how intensely shrimp boats can trawl coastal waters. The Star-News of Wilmington reports (http://bit.ly/2m1FjD5) the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission decided ...
  • WRAL
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  • 2/18/2017 11:16:00 AM
  • Red-Hot Thrift Throttles 24-12 For Day-1 Lead
  • Asked to explain his recent hot streak, the North Carolina pro was quick to shrug it off. “I don’t pay much attention to it,” said Thrift, the runner-up at the Lake Guntersville season opener. “I’m just trying to catch fish. I have to get paid.
  • BassFan
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  • 2/17/2017 1:34:00 AM
  • Fish on the ‘rocks’ in the lower Roanoke River
  • The annual spring striped bass run up the Roanoke River in eastern North Carolina is known far and wide as a fish catching bonanza. Every year countless striped bass swim 130 miles from the Roanoke’s mouth just a few miles downstream from Plymouth to an ..
  • lakenormanpublications.com
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  • 2/16/2017 6:24:00 AM
  • 2017 North Carolina Crappie Fishing Forecast
  • North Carolina crappie fishing has been blessed with above-average successes for years, but 2017 could be the best in a decade. The northeastern section of District 1 finally has overcome the effects of 2011’s Hurricane Irene. That storm dropped tons of ..
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 2/15/2017 7:35:00 PM
  • Coal Ash Selenium Found in Fish in North Carolina Lakes
  • US - A new Duke University study has found high levels of selenium in fish in three North Carolina lakes receiving power plants' coal ash waste. "Across the board, we're seeing elevated selenium levels in fish from lakes affected by coal combustion ...
  • The Fish Site
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  • 2/9/2017 11:00:00 AM
  • Coal ash pollution poisoning fish in North Carolina
  • Coal ash waste is poisoning fish in North Carolina lakes, scientists said this week announcing findings from a new study supported in part by the EPA. The research by scientists from Duke University showed that potentially harmful levels of selenium are ..
  • Summit County Citizens Voice
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  • 2/8/2017 1:33:00 PM
  • Coal ash selenium found in fish in NC lakes
  • Image courtesy Jessica Brandt, Duke University. A new Duke University study has found high levels of selenium in fish in three North Carolina lakes receiving power plants' coal ash waste. "Across the board, we're seeing elevated selenium levels in fish ...
  • Terra Daily
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  • 2/8/2017 3:29:00 AM
  • Duke U. Study Finds Contamination In Fish Near 2 Coal Ash Sites
  • A new Duke University study has found high levels of selenium in fish at two lakes near Duke Energy coal-ash sites in North Carolina. But Duke Energy says its own studies have found no problems with fish from the lakes. The study published in the journal .
  • WFAE
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  • 2/8/2017 1:19:00 AM
  • Duke study finds coal-ash byproduct in fish
  • DURHAM -- Duke University researchers say the fish they caught in three North Carolina lakes that’ve taken power plants’ coal-ash waste showed relatively high levels of selenium, an element left over from the combustion process. The results show that ...
  • Durham Herald Sun
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  • 2/7/2017 11:39:00 PM
  • Coal ash selenium found in fish in N.C. lakes
  • Credit: Jessica Brandt, Duke University A new Duke University study has found high levels of selenium in fish in three North Carolina lakes receiving power plants' coal ash waste. "Across the board, we're seeing elevated selenium levels in fish from lakes
  • Phys
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  • 2/7/2017 9:06:00 PM
  • Coal ash selenium found in fish in N.C. lakes
  • DURHAM, N.C. — A new Duke University study has found high levels of selenium in fish in three North Carolina lakes receiving power plants' coal ash waste. "Across the board, we're seeing elevated selenium levels in fish from lakes affected by coal ...
  • scienmag.com
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  • 2/7/2017 9:03:00 PM
  • Coal ash selenium found in fish in N.C. lakes
  • DURHAM, N.C. -- A new Duke University study has found high levels of selenium in fish in three North Carolina lakes receiving power plants' coal ash waste. "Across the board, we're seeing elevated selenium levels in fish from lakes affected by coal ...
  • EurekAlert!
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  • 2/7/2017 7:54:00 PM
  • High Selenium Levels Found in Fish in N.C. Lakes Receiving Coal Ash Waste
  • DURHAM, N.C. -- A new Duke University study has found high levels of selenium in fish in three North Carolina lakes receiving power plants’ coal ash waste. “Across the board, we’re seeing elevated selenium levels in fish from lakes affected by coal ...
  • nicholas.duke.edu
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  • 2/7/2017 5:02:00 PM
  • How to Rig Popular Offshore Leaders
  • Capt. Rom Whitaker of Release Sportfishing in Hatteras, North Carolina, targets dolphin, wahoo, marlin and tuna off the Tar Heel coast. I wanted to know his leader rig for catching blue marlin. “The leader combinations we use have been tested and ...
  • Sport Fishing
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  • 2/3/2017 5:02:00 PM
  • Local Scientists Study Sesimic Testing Impacts On Fish
  • However, little is known on how fish species are affected, until now. Marine Ecologist and PhD candidate at the University of North Carolina’s Institute of Marine Sciences Avery Paxton was the lead author of a two year study observing how fish respond to .
  • Public Radio East
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  • 2/3/2017 4:03:00 PM
  • Study: Fish numbers drop
  • They showed that during seismic surveying conducted off the coast of North Carolina in 2014, a nearby reef saw its fish abundance drop by 78 percent during its evening hours, the peak time for fish to gather at the reef. This study is the first to document
  • carolinacoastonline.com
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  • 2/3/2017 11:23:00 AM
  • North Carolina Fishing Maps
  • North Carolina Fishing Maps includes links to over 15, 000 fishing Lakes, Rivers, and Reservoirs in the State of North Carolina. Each fishing location can be searched by name or by selecting a county and reviewing all lakes, rivers, reservoirs, and even ..
  • downloads.zdnet.com
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  • 2/3/2017 12:22:00 AM
  • Study: Noisy tests offshore possibly scaring fish away from reefs
  • Morehead City, N.C. — The sonic tests used to map the ocean floor in order to explore for oil and gas is scaring fish away from reefs, according to a first-of-its-kind study released by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researcher.
  • WRAL
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  • 2/1/2017 11:59:00 PM
  • Study: Noisy tests offshore scaring fish away from reefs
  • Morehead City, N.C. — The sonic tests used to map the ocean floor in order to explore for oil and gas is scaring fish away from reefs, according to a first-of-its-kind study released by a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researcher.
  • WRAL
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  • 2/1/2017 2:37:00 AM
  • Anglers battle to save Virginia fishing tourney
  • The could mean fishing freshwater, traveling to the Outer Banks of North Carolina or buying a Potomac River Fisheries Commission license, which covers saltwater in Virginia. “Don’t buy a license until you know the money will be used correctly,” he said.
  • heraldcourier.com
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  • 1/31/2017 10:37:00 PM
  • Dock Partner Comedy
  • Well, Murphy left Oregon Inlet for a week to go fish the Big Rock tournament in Morehead City [North Carolina], so while he was gone, I bought a bunch of little cherry tomatoes and sewed them on all his plants with a needle and some thread. When he got ...
  • marlinmag.com
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  • 1/31/2017 5:42:00 PM
  • Fly-Fishing Workshop for Women March 11 in North Carolina
  • FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.— The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering a women-only fly-fishing workshop at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center on March 11, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Participants will learn the basics of fly-fishing from experienced ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/31/2017 6:04:00 AM
  • Northern Challenge Ice fishing tourney returns Feb. 4
  • McMahon said so far registrations have come in from seven states, as far away as North Carolina. He said organizers consider anyone who will come fish and then return home that night as locals, and those fishermen only make up about 25 percent of registran
  • Adirondack Daily Enterprise
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  • 1/27/2017 7:48:00 PM
  • Outdoor Brand Fish Hippie Debuts New Line of Packs & Totes
  • Fish Hippie, the North Carolina-based outdoor lifestyle brand, has just debuted an all new line of bags and packs perfect for adventuring by land or by sea. Built with the company’s mantra of “drift off course” in mind, the latest collection features ...
  • themanual.com
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  • 1/27/2017 1:12:00 PM
  • North Carolina: MFC Extends Deadline for Comments on Fisheries Petition
  • MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission will continue to accept written comments on a petition for rulemaking filed by the N.C. Wildlife Federation until 5 p.m. Jan. 26. Commission Chairman Sammy Corbett extended the comment period ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/25/2017 9:27:00 AM
  • N.C. Fisheries Meeting Draws Over 1,000 Commercial Fishermen, Others
  • Commercial fishermen, biologists, conservationists and seafood consumers came out in force Tuesday in New Bern to stop proposed regulations that would restrict commercial fishing in North Carolina's sounds and estuaries. Several shrimp boats traveled up ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/23/2017 8:47:00 AM
  • Eastern North Carolina Fish Stew
  • This quick-cooking fish stew, with its raft of eggs and no-stir preparation method, is specific to eastern North Carolina. Church fund-raisers and family gatherings center on the stew, where traditionally men would layer chunks of fish with bones and skin
  • cooking.nytimes.com
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  • 1/17/2017 8:00:00 PM
  • Questions surround funding for flounder fishery observers
  • Few answers were provided at a meeting of the North Carolina Commercial Fishing Resource Funding Committee on Jan. 4. Records show that $1.3 million was allocated for the observers in the 2015-2016 fiscal year, but only $608,065 was spent. Dewey Hemilright
  • The Outer Banks Voice
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  • 1/16/2017 7:27:00 PM
  • Marine regulators ‘fishing’ for public comment on new rules
  • It’s known as bycatch, and the North Carolina Wildlife Federation (NCWF) has filed a request to expand nursery habitat areas in the state to protect juvenile fish. David Knight, a policy consultant with the group, explains why the NCWF is asking the ...
  • roanoke-chowannewsherald.com
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  • 1/16/2017 4:39:00 PM
  • Marine Regulators Fishing for Public Comment on New Rules
  • It's known as bycatch, and the North Carolina Wildlife Federation has filed a request to expand nursery habitat areas in the state to protect juvenile fish. David Knight, a policy consultant with the group, explains why the NCWF is asking the state to ...
  • The Center for Public Intergrity
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  • 1/12/2017 8:05:00 AM
  • North Carolina: Coastal Rec Fishing License Committee to Meet
  • MOREHEAD CITY -- The Coastal Recreational Fishing License Committee of the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission, along with their advisors, will meet at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries' Central District Office, 5285 Highway 70 West .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/11/2017 10:36:00 AM
  • Fishing resolutions offered
  • Weather swings are still the norm for us in Eastern North Carolina. A couple of days ago I was knocking ice that was clogging my fishing rod guides, today it’s in the soggy 60s. As is usual for the New Year, it’s time to make resolutions for a better ...
  • carolinacoastonline.com
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  • 1/4/2017 8:12:00 AM
  • Sport fishing boat collides with ferry In Hatteras Inlet; no injuries
  • HATTERAS – At approximately 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, the sport fishing vessel Reel Deal collided with the North Carolina ferry M/V Stanford White in the Barney Slough area of Hatteras Inlet as the ferry was on a scheduled run between Hatteras and ..
  • Outer Banks Sentinel
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  • 1/1/2017 9:14:12 PM
  • Fishing boat crashes into ferry in Hatteras Inlet
  • The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating after a sport fishing boat crashed into the North Carolina ferry in the Barney Slough area of Hatters Inlet Saturday evening. Watchstanders dispatched a crew around 8:30 p.m. The captain of the ferry immediately ...
  • WAVY News 10
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  • 1/1/2017 3:01:58 PM
  • Sport fishing boat collides with ferry in Hatteras Inlet
  • HATTERAS - A sport fishing boat collided with a North Carolina ferry on New Years Eve. It happened at approximately 8:30 p.m. the sport fishing vessel 'Reel Deal' collided with the North Carolina ferry M/V Stanford White in the Barney Slough area of ...
  • wcti12.com
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  • 1/1/2017 4:03:25 AM
  • Daylight increases for fishing as old man winter settles in
  • The Atlantic coastal states of Massachusetts through North Carolina have scheduled public hearings to gather public comment. The North Carolina public hearing will be Monday, Jan. 9, at 6 p.m. at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries Central District ...
  • carolinacoastonline.com
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  • 12/30/2016 12:12:33 PM
  • Most important fish in the sea needs your help
  • Fisheries so critical to North Carolina such as king mackerel, cobia, red drum, sharks, flounders, and others depend on Atlantic menhaden as food throughout their lives. Additionally, many important commercial and recreational fisheries depend on Atlantic
  • northcarolinasportsman.com
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  • 12/29/2016 5:50:10 PM
  • Do fish feel pain?
  • They are scared, in pain, and fighting for their lives. Michael Stoskopf, professor of aquatics, wildlife, and zoologic medicine at North Carolina University, said, “It would be an unjustified error to assume that fish do not perceive pain in these ...
  • ecophiles.com
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  • 12/29/2016 2:01:06 PM
  • Chalk Talk: Cranking with Crews
  • Check back each Friday for a new tip.) John Crews developed a love of crankbait fishing growing up on the lakes and rivers of Virginia and North Carolina, and the skill set he gained largely carried him during the early part of his professional angling car
  • BassFan
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  • 12/23/2016 6:11:36 PM
  • Northeast Pacific is the region producing most MSC fish
  • Another North American fishing area, the Northwest Atlantic -- waters from North Carolina, the US mid-Atlantic, New England, and Eastern Canada -- ranked seventh globally with 32 per cent (580,000 metric tons) of the total catch being MSC certified.
  • FIS
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  • 12/22/2016 11:13:26 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Tog biting when you can get to them
  • NOAA Fisheries' Greater Atlantic Region spans from the North Carolina/Virginia border to Canada. Because we do not have marine mammal stranding staff in every bay and waterway along 1,500+ miles of coastline, we oversee and support a professional network .
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 12/16/2016 4:39:41 PM
  • N.C. Accepting Public Comment on Shrimp Trawl Rules
  • MOREHEAD CITY – Five advisory committees to the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission will meet jointly next month to discuss and take public comment on a petition for rulemaking calling for habitat protections that, if adopted, would impact shrimp ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/15/2016 7:29:41 AM
  • First Female on N.C. State Bassing Team
  • Photo courtesy of North Carolina B.A.S.S. Nation Samantha Gay started bass fishing only three years ago. At the North Carolina B.A.S.S. Nation Wildcard Qualifier, she earned a spot on the state team. John Neporadny Jr. WALSTONBURG, N.C. — Samantha Gay ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/14/2016 7:16:33 AM
  • N.C. Shrimp Bycatch Reduction Workgroup to Meet
  • A full agenda can be found here. For more information, contact Kevin Brown, gear development biologist with the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries, at 252 808 8089 or Kevin.H.Brown@ncdenr.gov.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/13/2016 7:53:32 AM
  • Fish feel pain
  • They are scared, in pain, and fighting for their lives. Michael Stoskopf, professor of aquatics, wildlife, and zoologic medicine at North Carolina University, said, “it would be an unjustified error to assume that fish do not perceive pain in these ...
  • Ekantipur
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  • 12/11/2016 3:02:25 AM
  • Speckled trout, redfish make cameo during striped bass season
  • Seems unusual to catch redfish and specks here during the first week in December. They ought to be off the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Bucci said he had a memorable surf-casting day into nightfall recently at Ortley Beach. He said it was shoulder-to ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 12/9/2016 7:11:09 PM
  • Low tides, clear water flips fishing
  • where they will grow into adulthood with some able to crack the 100-pound mark in places like North Carolina. The redfish game changes as the brown water clears and we are faced with negative tides (very low water). If you are a new boater to this area ...
  • Cape Coral Daily Breeze
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  • 12/9/2016 7:15:20 AM
  • Lost Mako Shark Tag Recovered in North Carolina
  • A female mako shark tagged in mid-2015 off the coast of Ocean City, MD as part of the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) at Nova Southeastern University’s ongoing shark migrations study, was caught off North Carolina by a commercial fishing vessel.
  • Sport Fishing
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  • 12/8/2016 4:42:01 PM
  • North Carolina: Crab Pot Escape Rings Required Jan. 15
  • MOREHEAD CITY – The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries is reminding fishermen that an additional escape ring will be required in crab pots beginning Jan. 15, 2017. With this addition, commercial and recreational crabbers will be required to have .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/8/2016 10:15:28 AM
  • Carolina Fish & Food Market Wins Award 2nd Year in a Row
  • give the Carolina Fish & Food Market a try, you'll find your next favorite meal there and you now know that you are truly buying from the best there is in the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. http://www.carolinafishmarket.com
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  • 12/6/2016 7:57:40 PM
  • N.C. Angler Lands 112-pound Blue Catfish
  • Riahn Brewington from Wilmington, North Carolina, shares a photo of his epic catfish catch. Facebook/Riahn Brewington It was hook, line and sinker — literally — for a man who went out fishing over Thanksgiving. Equipped with only a small rod ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/6/2016 6:57:25 AM
  • Seemingly 'dead' fish shows signs of life too late to stop flushing
  • KERNERSVILLE, N.C., Dec. 5 (UPI) --A North Carolina woman's former pet fish is going viral after a video showed the apparently "dead" animal coming back to life in the toilet. Brooke Essick, 18, of Kernersville, said she was transplanting her pet fish ...
  • United Press International
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  • 12/5/2016 8:56:07 PM
  • Tautog and striped bass keeping things interesting: Shep on Fishing
  • Fuller said Monday he pulled the June Bug and will eventually start to fish off the Outer Banks out of Manteo, North Carolina. Fran Verdi had the charter boat Francesca Marie out for striped bass Thursday and Friday. Dave said the wind blew up Saturday ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 12/5/2016 8:27:29 PM
  • Do fish feel pain?
  • They are scared, in pain, and fighting for their lives. Michael Stoskopf, professor of aquatics, wildlife, and zoologic medicine at North Carolina University, said, “It would be an unjustified error to assume that fish do not perceive pain in these ...
  • english.mathrubhumi.com
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  • 12/5/2016 7:12:55 AM
  • Whitlock Named Editor of Southern Kayak Fishing
  • Ragan Whitlock is the new editor of Southern Fly Fishing Magazine. The 22 year old is a 2016 graduate of Appalachian State University in Western North Carolina. An avid fly fisherman and a licensed fishing guide, Whitlock is also an IFFF Certified Fly ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/5/2016 6:37:07 AM
  • Fish pulls a ‘Finding Nemo’ to escape to the ocean
  • Brooke Essick, 18, from Kernersville, North Carolina, owned a Betta fish named ‘Dane’, a type of freshwater fish that often has colourful fins. When Essick noticed that Dane’s bowl was dirty, she transferred him to a jar of water so she could clean ...
  • Daily News and Analysis
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  • 12/4/2016 1:59:08 AM
  • This Daring Fish Pulled A 'Finding Nemo' Move To Escape His Owners
  • However, the Internet recently unearthed a tragic gem in the form of a pet fish video. 18-year-old Brooke Essick from Kernersville, North Carolina, and her friend Macy Carmichael were attempting to care for their shared fish, Dane, when disaster struck.
  • distractify.com
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  • 12/2/2016 9:56:56 PM
  • John Richard “Pop” Shepard Jr., 80, loved to fish
  • Shepard Sr., Ethel (Pickett) Shepard; and daughter, Cynthia (Simmons) Shepard. “Pop” was an avid North Carolina Tarheels and St. Louis Cardinals fan. He also loved to fish. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family will be greatly appreciated.
  • Port City Daily
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  • 12/2/2016 7:26:37 PM
  • North Carolina man hooks massive 112-pound catfish while fishing
  • Riahn Brewington from Wilmington, North Carolina, shares a photo of his epic catfish catch. It was hook, line and sinker — literally — for a man who went out fishing over Thanksgiving. Equipped with only a small rod, Wilmington, North Carolina ...
  • CBS News
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  • 12/2/2016 5:24:55 PM
  • Soul Hunters turn to fishing to raise money for the needy
  • Registration will be held at 6 a.m. in the North Carolina Marine Fisheries building located on US 17 south of Biggs Pontiac in southern Elizabeth City. For more information, call Mike Russell at 252-562-3372.
  • pilotonline.com
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  • 12/2/2016 10:08:16 AM
  • Federal fish managers review shift for dolphin, yellowtail
  • The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, meeting Monday through Friday in North Carolina, reviews a proposal that suggests keeping the current annual catch limit for both offshore species intact. However, the sector allocations could be adjusted to .
  • flkeysnews.com
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  • 12/2/2016 4:38:59 AM
  • North Carolina: Commercial Fishermen Needed for Lost Gear Cleanup
  • The North Carolina Coastal Federation is currently accepting applications from commercial fishermen interested in assisting with an on-water cleanup of lost fishing gear from coastal waters. Watermen are selected to participate in the Lost Fishing Gear ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/1/2016 8:22:05 AM
  • North Carolina captain pleads guilty to illegal striped bass fishing
  • A 71-year-old North Carolina faces sentences of up to a $250,000 fine and a five-year prison term after pleading guilty to illegally fishing for and selling Atlantic striped bass, officials said. Ralph Craddock of Manns Harbor, North Carolina was indicted
  • undercurrentnews
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  • 11/30/2016 3:47:05 PM
  • Captain pleads guilty for illegal fishing off North Carolina
  • The US Department of Justice announced that in federal court, the captain of a commercial trawler pleaded guilty to federal charges regarding the illegal harvest and sale of Atlantic Striped Bass from federal waters off the coast of North Carolina in 2010.
  • green4sea.com
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  • 11/30/2016 11:50:51 AM
  • Marine Scientist Follows Hot Fish as They Move to Cooler Waters
  • Already, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, which governs fishing in federal waters from New York to North Carolina, has adopted guidelines to consider climate change when setting fishing rules. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council ...
  • pewtrusts.org
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  • 11/29/2016 11:55:02 PM
  • Billfishing Along Florida's West Coast
  • But having been born and raised in coastal North Carolina, I was intrigued the most by the distant blue water. As it turns out, a small but devoted cadre of marlin-addicted anglers actively chase blue and white marlin, sailfish, tuna, mahimahi, and wahoo .
  • marlinmag.com
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  • 11/28/2016 11:56:13 PM

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