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State record gray snapper caught off Ocean Isle Beach

The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries recently certified two state record fish, one establishing a state record for a gray snapper and the other breaking the record for a gag grouper.

Man accused of raping woman, holding her hostage for four days

A Newport man is under arrest, charged with kidnapping and raping a 33-year-old Morehead City woman.

Coast Guard medevacs diver near Cape Lookout, NC

A diver suffered decompression sickness possibly due to resurfacing too quickly according to the Coast Guard.
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16-year-old catches 400 pound marlin on third day of Big Rock

A third blue marlin was caught Wednesday at the Big Rock Blue Marline Tournament.

Two blues hauled in on second day of Big Rock tournament

Two blue marlins were hauled in on the second day of the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament.

Timeline: 60th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

Registration for the tournament was cut off at 9:00 a.m. as fishing began on day one of the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament.

Getaway ditched: Theft suspect busted after truck gets stuck

Some good Samaritans who came to help a North Carolina man get his truck out of a ditch discovered the truck held some items stolen from their own store.

Removal of buoys near Cape Lookout raises concerns among boaters

The Coast Guard temporarily discontinued buoys 27 through 33 Monday after heavy shoaling in the area made the waterway inaccessible to many vessels.
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Another 500+ pound fish caught in Big Rock

The Big Rock Tournament continued today in Morehead City and another huge fish was brought in as the first of the day.

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