NCDOT and the Division of Marine Fisheries are working together to repurpose damaged and discarded precast concrete pipe to augment existing artificial reefs.
The previous record was caught off Wrightsville Beach in 1961.
The Windsor native is the guest speaker March 16 for the Museum of the Albemarle’s History for Lunch program.
The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is set to discuss the draft management plan for the southern flounder fishery.
The six-week course begins Feb. 22 and runs weekly on Tuesday nights through March 29.
NOAA Fisheries is holding virtual webinars on sea turtle bycatch measures being considered for the Atlantic croaker, longfin squid, and summer flounder fisheries.
Commercial harvests of spot have been on the decline for more than 20 years and recreational numbers fluctuate, but a multistate management approach and independent research aim for sustainable stocks.
The state Division of Marine Fisheries Standard Commercial Fishing License Eligibility Board will meet 10:30 a.m. April 7 by teleconference.
The state has exempted aquaculture operations from size and possession limits to make it easier for operators to breed more finfish in upland facilities.
Historian David Cecelski illustrates with a series of photographs life in the 1930s and 1940s fishing communities as well as the man who took the photos, Charles Farrell.
They have large fins that look like wings and there are 16 known species in North Carolina waters but whether they’re a nuisance, a delicacy or merely a fascinating addition to a saltwater aquarium depends on who you ask.
Approval of the requested development ordinance text amendment could clear the way for construction of high-rise condominiums on a flood-prone 8-acre parcel near the Battleship North Carolina that a coalition of six organizations says would destroy habitat and areas of historic and cultural significance.
The three Marine Fisheries Commission advisory committee meetings scheduled for later this month will be held by web conference only.
Longtime fishing guide Capt. Gordon Churchill talks readers through readying old gear before heading out for the first trip of the year.
An online public hearing on 14 proposed shellfish leases in Carteret County is set for Feb. 8.
A public hearing is set for Jan. 27 on eight proposed shellfish leases in Onslow County waters.