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New regulations will limit striped bass catch next year

People will have to catch fewer striped bass in waters along the East Coast next year.

More money heading to NC fishermen harmed by Florence

More money is heading to North Carolina commercial fishermen whose landings were harmed by Hurricane Florence.

Anglers caught, kept, and sold fewer fish in 2017

Coastal recreational anglers caught and kept fewer fish last year than in 2017, likely due in part to bad weather days during prime fishing season that kept surf fishermen off the water.

What’s a ‘commercial fisherman?’ NC officials debate definition

North Carolina officials are trying to figure how to describe commercial fishermen, who complain that anglers are getting licenses so they can catch more fish than is allowed.

Recreational fishermen hooking fewer fish than usual

They say a bad day fishing is still better than a good day at the office, but for some across the Cape Fear there may be too many bad days lately.

US expands tougher ‘Dolphin-Safe’ rules around the world

The United States, facing sanctions for discriminating against Mexican tuna imports, is expanding tougher rules for labeling tuna '"dolphin-safe" on the rest of the...

Concerns aired about possible New River fishing restrictions

Commercial fishermen are concerned the military may restrict fishing along sections of the New River because of unexploded shells in the area.

Blue crabs top North Carolina’s commercial fishing catch

A new report shows that 2014 was a banner year for commercial fishing in North Carolina.

Captains angry over proposed log books

In Carolina Beach charter boat captains are mad about proposed new restrictions on their fishing expeditions. Wednesday they met with marine fisheries commissioners to discuss doing away with the proposals. Charter boat captains say new restrictions would just be too much but folks with the NC Division of Marine Fisheries don't agree.

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Jill Biden to travel to North Carolina next week

Jill Biden, the wife of Democratic nominee Joe Biden, will be visiting Greenville on Tuesday.

Shallotte breaks ground on long-awaited riverwalk project

The Town of Shallotte celebrated the groundbreaking of the long-awaited riverwalk project.

Meet the spirits that haunt Poplar Grove during paranormal tours

Poplar Grove Plantation will continue it's annual paranormal ghost tours albeit with coronavirus precautions in mind.