He grew up lake fishing with his grandfather, but Petrigac, who now conducts creel surveys for the Division of Marine Fisheries, has made saltwater fishing his life.
The state agency and the corporation are interested in the parcel near Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point for different reasons.
Essential coastal habitat is declining because of deteriorating water quality. Now a private-public partnership is coming together to protect the resource.
Speaking Saturday at the Wings Over Water Wildlife Festival, Pete Benjamin with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said he was optimistic about the success of the long-controversial recovery effort.
In honor of the Clean Water Act’s 50th anniversary, river quality advocates recently paddled nearly 150 miles of the Neuse River, sharing their 11-day experience with Coastal Review.
Often the most successful fishing trips are the ones that begin with a young person’s question, “Can we go fishing today?”
Environmental stewards contend that the debris contracted commercial fishers are removing makes the case that North Carolina needs to reinstate building codes for residential docks and piers.
Popular literature and the public’s imagination have long perpetuated the notion that the notorious pirate buried his ill-gotten wealth, perhaps on Ocracoke Island.
In the first of a series exploring North Carolina’s mainland coastal region, the waters of Mattamuskeet are a draw for waterfowl and adventurers.
The Army Corps of Engineers says its five-year-old rule blocking local governments, marinas and private entities from using its dredged material disposal sites will remain.
American Rivers, which had previously called the Neuse one of the country’s most endangered, hailed progress made.
Mislabeling is common in the seafood industry even as consumer demand for local and sustainable food grows. In the end, it’s better for everyone to make the supply process transparent.
Climate change is affecting aquaculture, but state and federal agencies are developing new tools for farmers.
As the public comment period for the draft revised recovery plan for the endangered species continues this month, wildlife officials and advocates cite recent successes.
LeVern Davis Parker shares her family’s boatbuilding legacy in her new book, “Our Family, Its History Their Boats: Six Generations of Boat Builders in Dare County.”
Subsistence fishing is a mix of culture and economics in eastern North Carolina.