Commercial Fishing
FISHERMENARRESTED.jpg
Fishermen charged with having 16 times legal limit of red drum
Submitted by Elizabeth Bynum on Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:43pm.

videoTwo fishermen are facing charges after they were found with more than 16 times the legal limit of red drum.

Full Story »
sea_turtle_net.jpg
Commercial fishing groups suing over sea turtles
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:00pm.

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 »
fish00000000.jpg
Global warming could be affecting area fisheries
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 11/11/2013 - 11:49pm.

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 »
shrimpboat.jpg
NC panel dumps bid for trawler ban in sounds
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 12:39pm.

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 »
trophy00000000.jpg
Charter boats reeling after June weather
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 07/02/2013 - 5:35pm.

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 »
fish00000000.jpg
House bill would restrict species from commercial fishing, raise recreational license fees
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 05/06/2013 - 4:20pm.

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 »
fish.jpg
Fishing regulations change Monday
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:10pm.

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 »
Commercial fishermen gather in Burgaw to protest game-fish bill
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 11:40pm.

Commercial fishermen gathered in Burgaw today to protest a bill that would keep them from catching certain types of fish.

Full Story »
fishing150.jpg
Federal fishing bans have local fisherman reeling
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 12/04/2009 - 6:09pm.

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 »
shellfish150.jpg
Seafood sellers running out of shellfish
Submitted by Jolene Reilly on Thu, 11/19/2009 - 6:10pm.

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

Full Story »