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Public hearing scheduled for Brunswick County shellfish lease proposals

The NC Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing next month on proposed shellfish leases in Brunswick County.

North Carolina announces 2021 recreational flounder season

The 2021 recreational flounder season will open Aug. 16 and close Sept. 30 for internal and ocean waters of the state.

Marine Fisheries encourages donation of red snapper carcasses and catch reporting

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will collect red snapper carcasses from recreational fishermen during the upcoming red snapper season.

NC Marine Fisheries announce 2020 commerical flounder season

Division of Marine Fisheries Director Steve Murphey has announced the 2020 commercial flounder seasons.

State wants fishermen 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.

Divers recover body of man who fell off boat on Waccamaw River

Divers have recovered the body of a man who fell out of a boat on the Waccamaw River Monday evening, according to officials.

Lockwood Folly off limits for shellfishing due to bacteria concerns

Shellfish waters in a Brunswick County river popular for oystering and clamming have been closed indefinitely.

Thousands of dead fish wash up on Outer Banks

Thousands of fish have washed ashore along a two-mile stretch of North Carolina's Outer Banks. The fish showed up Wednesday on the beaches north of Corolla.

Cold weather shuts down anglers from fishing speckled trout

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries closed all coastal waters to commercial and recreational spotted seatrout harvest due to widespread cold stun events.

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