Category: Angling News

Outer Banks Fishermen Should Strive to Avoid Interactions with Sea Turtles

MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is reminding fishermen that as temperatures warm, sea turtles return to North Carolina waters, and both commercial and recreational fishermen should avoid interaction with them. Division staff has sighted sea turtles in the ocean off Cape Lookout, Beaufort Inlet, Topsail Island, Oak Island and Long Beach. …

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NEW IGFA Alltackle World Record

world record Alfonsino (Beryx decadactylus)

By Dr. Julie Ball VBSF.net fishing report contributor and IGFA Representative, Virginia Beach NEW IGFA Alltackle World Record Alfonsino (Beryx decadactylus) 8lbs 5oz I had the pleasure of notifying Kevin Wong of his newly approved initial IGFA Alltackle World Record today. I’m sure he is now sighing with relief since his record, originally submitted as …

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Oregon Inlet to get a Larger, More Effective Dredge, Governor Announces

Oregon Inlet NC Fishing

Gov. Bev Perdue Sends letters to Washington, urges locals to keep pressure on feds for long-term solution Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to move the Dredge CURRITUCK to Oregon Inlet to provide faster, more effective dredging capabilities for that crucial navigation channel. The CURRITUCK will begin …

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ASMFC Study Establishes New Biological Reference Points Atlantic Croaker

ASMFC Atlantic Menhaden Board Initiates Addendum to Increase Abundance and Spawning Stock Arlington, VA – The Commission’s South Atlantic State Federal Fisheries Management Board has approved Addendum I to Amendment I to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Croaker. The Addendum changes the management unit to one region (New Jersey through the east coast …

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ASMFC Menhaden Board Initiates Addendum

ASMFC Atlantic Menhaden Board Initiates Addendum to Increase Abundance and Spawning Stock Arlington, VA – The Commission’s Atlantic Menhaden Management Board initiated a draft addendum proposing an interim biological reference point of 15% maximum spawning potential with the goal of increasing abundance, spawning stock biomass, and menhaden availability as a forage species. The MSP approach …

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