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North Carolina, Virginia Maryland announce collaboration to advance offshore wind projects

The governors of North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia have announced a three-state collaboration to “advance offshore wind projects in the region and promote the southeast ... Read more

4 hours ago by Staff Reports.


NOAA Fisheries announces changes to transit provisions for shrimp fishery

NOAA Fisheries announced changes to provisions for shrimp trawl vessels transiting through cold weather closed areas with brown, pink or white shrimp on board in ... Read more

8 hours ago by Staff Reports.


North Carolina Ferry System designated federal Marine Highway Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced the North Carolina Ferry System has been designated as a Marine Highway Project by the federal Maritime Administration. ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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Visitation at Cape Hatteras National Seashore up again

Cape Hatteras National Seashore experienced a 42% increase in recreational visitation last month compared to September 2019. The 345,249 visits amounted to the second-highest level ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.


Great day on the water

On the eve of the sturgeon moon, a group of locals and their out of area guests went fishing with Capt. Greg Mayer and mate ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.


Uncommon catch for Nags Head area

Jesse Edelmayer of Mooresville caught and released this bonefish – a rare catch in these waters – while bottom fishing with shrimp in the surf ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.


Potential unexploded ordnance found on Cape Hatteras National Seashore beach in Buxton

Cape Hatteras National Seashore has announced that Thursday morning, October 22, a potential unexploded ordnance (UXO) was discovered on the beach near the Cape Hatteras ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.


NOAA Fisheries modifies south Atlantic red snapper fishing seasons

NOAA Fisheries Bulletin FB20-061 announces the final rule for Regulatory Amendment 33 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Snapper-Grouper Fishery of the South Atlantic ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

neuse river ferry

Five positive COVID-19 tests reported among Neuse River ferry staff

The North Carolina Department of Transportation has reported that five employees on the Neuse River ferry route between Cherry Branch and Minnesott Beach have tested ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Red White and Blue

Red, White and Blue fishing tournament set for Hatteras Island

A Red, White and Blue Freedom Tournament is set for Oct. 22 through 24 on Hatteras Island. This surf fishing tournament is sponsored by Frank ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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