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nominations

Celebrate your favorites: Nominations for Coastland Gold awards closing soon

There is still time to nominate your favorites in the inaugural Coastland Gold 2021 People’s Choice Awards, a new way to recognize businesses, people and ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Waterways commission meets virtually Sept. 13

The Dare County Waterways Commission will meet virtually Sept. 13, 2021 at 7 p.m. To attend through a video link go to google.com/jfg-adgr-qzx. For audio, dial ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

red snapper

Commercial red snapper fishing closes Sept. 14

NOAA Fisheries Bulletin 21-057 and North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation FF-51-2021 closes the commercial harvest of red snapper at 12:01 a.m., local time on Sept. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

flounder

Atlantic flounder season opened Sept. 8

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation FF-50-2021 opened the Atlantic Ocean commercial flounder season at 12:01 a.m. on Sept. 8, 2021. This fishery is for summer ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

surf

Father dies trying to save son from current at North Carolina beach

A North Carolina father died after trying to save his son from a tidal current, police said Wednesday. The Wrightsville Beach Police Department said in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Associated Press.

kayak

Cape Hatteras National Seashore lists additional kayak launch sites

With its new Oregon Inlet Kayak Launch site officially open, Cape Hatteras National Seashore is promoting more kayak and canoe access points for the Pamlico ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

williams

Sgt. Odell Williams named Marine Patrol Officer of the Year

Sgt. Odell Williams of Hyde County is the North Carolina Marine Patrol Officer of the year for 2021, an honor which he says the officers ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

bluefish

Commercial bluefish harvest limit set at 500 pounds per day or trip

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation FF-46-2021 decreased the possession limit for the commercial bluefish fishery. The fishery will close by proclamation once the commercial quota ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

boating

Hatteras Inlet boating incident results in death of Virginia woman

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Law Enforcement Division has reported that a Monday afternoon boating incident resulted in a fatality. According to information from Sgt. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

carp

Million-dollar grant awarded for common carp removal in Lake Mattamuskeet

Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission have been awarded $1 million by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Large Invasive Species ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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