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NC Division of Marine Fisheries

North Carolina's seafood harvest dropping

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videoNorth Carolina's seafood harvest is dropping. The News & Observer of Raleigh reported that the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries said the state's fish and shellfish harvest dropped last year to the lowest level in a decade. Full story...
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Gill net setback to take effect on NC coast Sunday

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State officials are set to enforce a rule which establishes a 100-yard gill net setback from most North Carolina ocean beaches to protect bottlenose dolphins. 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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NC woman sentenced for stealing crab pots

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State officials say a Pasquotank County woman has been sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to stealing nearly 50 crab pots from other commercial fishermen. Full story...
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Coastal waters temporarily close to shellfishing

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Upon recommendation of the state health director, the NC Division of Marine Fisheries will temporarily close all coastal waters to shellfish harvesting effective immediately, due to potential impacts of floodwaters on these areas. Full story...
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