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NC southern flounder season comes to close next week

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission says that recreational and commercial southern flounder fishing will close on September 4. 

How proposed regulations could limit fishermen

Proposed regulations could start reining in certain commercial and recreational fisherman.

Commercial fishermen oppose state clampdown on licenses

North Carolina fishermen who make seafood their business are resisting efforts to change rules that may allow some to skirt recreational catch limits.

NC fisheries committees to consider shrimp trawling limits

The public will have a chance to speak during a meeting in New Bern that could lead to commercial shrimp trawling restrictions in North Carolina.

Flounder restrictions starting in the new year

Fisherman will have new regulations to follow starting Jan. 1.

Fisheries panel to consider limits on flounder catch

The state Marine Fisheries Commission is meeting this week to consider possible limits that could reduce the catch of southern flounder by up to 60 percent.

NC panel dumps bid for trawler ban in sounds

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.

Commission rejects proposal for NC trawlers

videoMembers of the NC Marine Fisheries Commission have rejected a petition from a man seeking to close the state's sounds and rivers to trawlers.

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