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What a fish! Diver spears massive grouper off NC coast

Motts Channel Seafood in Wrightsville Beach got a special delivery Friday -- a massive black grouper!

Recreational fishing for Southern flounder closed until 2020

A new management plan aiming to replenish the population of Southern flounder in North Carolina prompted the state earlier this month to close the 2019 fishing season for recreational and charter fishing and shorten the commercial season.

Researchers release year-long findings on White Lake’s water quality

Hundreds of fish began washing up dead in the Town of White Lake last May. Almost a year later, we now have a better idea of what may have caused it and the current status of the lake.

Wilmington-area gators, fish show high levels of contaminants

Alligators and striped bass in the Wilmington area have levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) many times higher than their counterparts elsewhere in the state.

NOAA maintains East Coast bluefish catch rules for this year

Federal fishing regulators say catch quotas and regulations for Atlantic bluefish will be about the same this year as they were in 2018.

Wilmington man accused of abandoning pet fish after eviction

A Wilmington man is charged with animal cruelty for allegedly leaving his fish behind when he was evicted.

Chick-fil-A selling fish sandwiches during Lent

Good news for those not eating meat during the Lenten season -- Chick-fil-A will have fish on the menu! 

Fisheries ask public to report cold stunned trout

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries wants to remind the public to report any cold stunned spotted seatrout they may see in North Carolina coastal waters.

Authorities seize 1,300 pounds of illegally caught fish

Authorities say more than 1,000 pounds of illegally caught fish were seized in South Carolina and two men are charged.

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