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2017 News Releases By Headline


JULY 2017

Final Rule for Hogfish Management in South Atlantic Federal Waters

Public hearing scheduled on proposed shellfish leases in Onslow County

Public hearing scheduled on proposed shellfish leases in New Hanover County

Grant money available for transient recreational boating facilities

Red Snapper Q&A Session and Public Hearings — Public Scoping for Atlantic Cobia

Actions to Implement Spawning Special Management Zones in Federal Waters of the South Atlantic Region

Govoni leads Marine Fisheries Administrative Service Office

Commercial Closure for Blueline Tilefish in South Atlantic Federal Waters on July 18, 2017

Changes make annual Stock Status Overview Report more user friendly, striped mullet reclassified


JUNE 2017

State urges fishermen to learn the difference between king mackerel and Spanish mackerel

Division of Marine Fisheries Standard Commercial Fishing License Eligibility Board to meet

Region 4 Strategic Habitat Area Committee meeting scheduled (corrected 6/15)

Anglers may receive a survey from the Division of Marine Fisheries

State expands nationwide search for head of N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries

Commercial fishermen reminded to renew their licenses

Fishermen reminded of Division of Marine Fisheries office move in Elizabeth City

Fisheries amends 2016 recreational fishing bulletin


MAY 2017

Coastal recreational fishermen hooked fewer fish in 2016: Correction

Coastal recreational fishermen hooked fewer fish in 2016

Shrimp catches and sales soared, but overall commercial landings lower in 2016

Carter Witten named Marine Patrol captain in Southern District

N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission to meet May 17-18 in New Bern

New bluefish release category added to N.C. Saltwater Fishing Tournament

Recreational black sea bass season reopens May 15 North of Cape Hatteras

Artificial Reef Guides still available

APRIL 2017

Division of Marine Fisheries has new, wallet-size Estuarine Gill Net Permits

New marine fisheries rules take effect May 1

Commercial Fishing Resource Funding committees to meet April 26

New recreational cobia regulations take effect May 1

Fishermen win big in Tagging Program drawing

Region 4 Strategic Habitat Area Advisory Committee meeting scheduled

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N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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