Category: Angling News

Date set for Public Input on NC Commercial Hook and Line Striped Bass Fishery

MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission has scheduled five meetings to receive public input on allowing the commercial use of hook-and-line for the ocean striped bass fishery. N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries staff will present a variety of potential management options for allowing this fishery. The commission is seeking any other ideas from …

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Reminder: Recreational Measures for Snowy Grouper, Golden Tilefish, and Black Sea Bass

NOAA Fisheries Service reminds fishermen of recreational measures for golden tilefish, snowy grouper, and black sea bass. These measures include annual catch limits on the amount of fish that can be caught in pounds or numbers, and possible adjustments to annual catch limits and fishing seasons if annual catch limits are exceeded. Background NOAA Fisheries …

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Public Input on NC Commercial Striped Bass Hook-and-Line Fishery Sought

MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission will ask the public what it thinks about a commercial hook and line fishery for ocean-caught striped bass. The commission voted Thursday to take the issue to its four regional advisory committees and its Finfish Advisory Committee to receive input from the fishing public and to consider …

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Permanent link to this article: https://vbsf.net/2011/05/17/public-input-on-nc-ocean-striped-bass-hook-and-line-fishery-wanted/

17th Annual Hatteras Village Offshore Open Results

17th Annual Hatteras Village Offshore Open Results Hatteras, NC – The Hatteras Village Offshore Open is complete.  Thirty-six boats entered the event. Wired Up was the winner of the four day event, finishing with 1,000 points on releases of two blue marlin and one white marlin. Outer Limits and Sea Striker each had 800 points …

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NC 2010 Commercial and Recreational Landings Inch Up

ATLANTIC BEACH – North Carolina commercial seafood harvests rose slightly, by 4 percent, in 2010 to the highest level since 2005. The same was true for recreational harvests, which inched up 6 percent after a 15 percent decline in 2009. “The increase is a surprise considering increased regulations, including many seasonal closures, imposed by the …

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