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On the Water


Ferry and Coast Guard crews assist three when sailboat flips near Ocracoke

Crews from the North Carolina Ferry Division and the United States Coast Guard came to the aid of three people Sunday evening near Ocracoke. According ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.


Two serious water-related incidents investigated Friday

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Law Enforcement Division investigated two serious incidents on the water Friday, one in Currituck County involving a fatality and the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.


North Carolina seafood featured in new poster series

Courtesy North Carolina Sea Grant North Carolina Sea Grant has released a new series of downloadable seafood posters designed for retailers that showcase kitchen-tested recipes ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Contributed.


Teen treated for apparent shark bite received off Cape Hatteras National Seashore

A 16-year-old male from Oak Ridge reportedly received a non-life-threatening injury from a shark off Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The incident occurred at approximately 4 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.


Sky diver: The osprey

Especially when they are over water, osprey (Pandion haliaetus) are great birds to observe. They catch fish by swooping down along the surface of the water and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.


Big Rock saw several local boats compete for purse

The Big Rock Tournament finished in grand style with first place going to Pelagic Hunter II, a 35-foot Contender with outboards. This is the first ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Mary Helen Goodloe-Murphy.

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Circle hooks required for recreational shark fishing starting June 22

Recreational anglers are required to use circle hooks when fishing for sharks with natural bait in state coastal waters beginning June 22. The requirement pertains ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.


NOAA Fisheries announces limited red snapper season

Each year, NOAA Fisheries announces the season opening dates for red snapper in federal waters of the South Atlantic, in addition to the recreational season ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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Jennette’s Pier back open to the public

Jennette’s Pier opened back up to the public with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and visitors, including: – ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.


VIDEO: Coast Guard rescues two people and a cat from sinking houseboat

Coast Guard members from Elizabeth City rescued two people and a cat from a sinking houseboat on the Scuppernong River off the Albemarle Sound on ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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