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Commercial Fishing

Commercial fishing groups suing over sea turtles

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videoCommercial fishing groups filed a lawsuit this week because they want regulations for sea turtle protection applied to all fishermen, even folks just out for some fun for the day. Full story...
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Global warming could be affecting area fisheries

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video In North Carolina fishing is a multi-million dollar industry, but researchers say climate change is turning into a fishy situation off our coast. Full story...
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NC panel dumps bid for trawler ban in sounds

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videoNorth Carolina's coastal fishing regulator is rejecting a proposal that would have banned shrimp boats from trawling in the region's rivers and sounds and forcing them into the open ocean. Full story...
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Charter boats reeling after June weather

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video They say a bad day of fishing is better than a good day at work, but whoever said that probably wasn’t a charter boat fishing captain. Full story...
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House bill would restrict species from commercial fishing, raise recreational license fees

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video Commercial fishing is a $180 million industry in North Carolina. Now a bill in the state House could filet a chunk of commercial fishing And turn it over to recreational anglers. Full story...
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Fishing regulations change Monday

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video Monday ushers in the unofficial start of the fall fishing season and there are new rules and regulation that could end your season early if your not aware. Full story...
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Commercial fishermen gather in Burgaw to protest game-fish bill

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Commercial fishermen gathered in Burgaw today to protest a bill that would keep them from catching certain types of fish. Full story...
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Federal fishing bans have local fisherman reeling

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videoAll the recent rain has shell-fishermen searching for sunshine. Commercial fishermen after red snapper, grouper, and flounder are for some easing up on current restrictions. Full story...
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Seafood sellers running out of shellfish

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Thursday marked day number eight of the temporary ban on shellfishing in our area. Full story...
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