The N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort is gearing up for February by offering educational programs for all ages.
The public comment period will now end Feb. 22 on the state’s incidental take permit application and conservation plan to address sturgeon and sea turtle interactions in the state’s estuarine anchored gill net fishery.
The Division of Marine Fisheries is holding an in-person public hearing Morehead City on 17 proposed shellfish leases.
Logan Ennis of Red Oak caught the 4-pound, 13.6-ounce fish near the 14 Buoy off Morehead City.
The 30-day public comment period began Thursday on the state’s incidental take permit application and conservation plan to address sturgeon and sea turtle interactions in the state’s estuarine anchored gill net fishery.
Committees are to discuss the fundamentals of stock assessments and receive an update on Draft Supplement A to the Striped Mullet Fishery Management Plan Amendment 1.
The new size limits go into effect Jan. 1 for the Albemarle-Roanoke striped bass stock.
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries officials remind the public to report any cold-stunned spotted seatrout they may see in coastal waters.
North Carolina restaurants and stores may be included in a recall issued for any shell and shucked oysters recently harvested in part of Galveston Bay, Texas.
Projects NOAA Fisheries recommends for funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law are in the Cape Fear watershed and the lower Roanoke River.
The Striped Mullet Fishery Management Plan Amendment 1 supplement includes various proposals for a commercial and recreational season closure to end overfishing.
The Division of Marine Fisheries will announce a schedule of historical presentations it will host in partnership with the N.C Maritime Museum, showing the development of different aspects of marine fisheries in the state.
Water quality degradation from nutrients and sediments reduce light penetration needed for seagrass survival and is a threat to coastal fisheries.
N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission has rescheduled for 1 p.m. Dec. 16 public hearings on proposed rules regarding shellfish and cut bait at the Division of Marine Fisheries’ Central District Office in Morehead City.
The state Marine Fisheries Commission Commercial Resource Fund Committee and the funding committee for the state Commercial Fishing Resource Fund will hold a joint meeting at 6 p.m. Dec. 8 by web conference.
North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission members are to hear a presentation on results of the benchmark spotted seatrout stock assessment for North Carolina and Virginia.