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2014 News Releases By Headline


OCTOBER 2014

Coastal Waters in Northern Part of State to Close to Anchored Large-Mesh Gill Nets

Public Comment Sought on Proposed Rules


SEPTEMBER 2014

Portions of Roanoke and Croatan Sounds to Close to Anchored Large-Mesh Gill Nets

Division of Marine Fisheries Seeks Comments on Striped Mullet, Strategic Habitat Areas

Division of Marine Fisheries Staff Saddened by Death of Marine Fisheries Commission Chairman

Coastal Waters in Southern Area of State to Close to Anchored, Large-Mesh Gill Nets

Marine Fisheries Commission Seeks Advisers

Most Internal Coastal Waters Reopen to Flounder Gill Nets Monday

Commercial Fishermen Needed to Remove Marine Debris

Recreational Harvest of the Porgy Complex in South Atlantic Waters Will Close on September 17, 2014

Stricter Regulations Implemented for Runaround, Strike, Drop and Drift Gill Nets

Fishermen Reminded of Estuarine Gill Net Permint Requirement

100-Yard Small-Mesh Gill Net Setback in Effect for all Ocean Beaches

Commercial Harvest of Red Snapper in South Atlantic Waters Will Close on September 9, 2014


AUGUST 2014

Marine Fisheries Commission Agrees With Commercial Red Drum Season Measures

Sgt. Carter Witten Named Marine Patrol Officer of the Year

Recreational Black Sea Bass Season Extended North of Cape Hatteras

Division of Marine Fisheries Seeks Comments on Oyster and Hard Clam Fisheries Issues

State Removing Buoys That Are No Longer Needed at Artificial Reefs

Marine Fisheries Commission Meeting Available Through Live Webcast

Marine Fisheries Commission Meeting Scheduled

State Certifies New State Record African Pompano


JULY 2014

NOAA Fisheries Publishes Proposed Rule to Modify Catch Limits for Spanish Mackerel in the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic

Reminder: Public Hearings and Scoping Meetings Scheduled in August for Proposed Federal Fisheries Management Measures

Estuarine Gill Net Permits Required Sept. 1, Available Friday

REMINDER: 2014 Commercial and Recreational Red Snapper Fishing Seasons in the South Atlantic Federal Waters

State Implements Stricter Gill Net Regulations in Albemarle and Currituck Sound Areas to Avoid Closure

Division of Marine Fisheries Receives Atlantic Sturgeon Permit for Estuarine Gill Net Fisheries

Commercial Harvest of Snowy Grouper in South Atlantic Waters Will Close on July 25, 2014

Grant Money Available for Transient Recreational Boating Facilities

Commercial Harvest of Jacks in South Atlantic Waters Will Close on July 15, 2014

Commercial Harvest of Deep-Water Grouper in South Atlantic Waters Will Close on July 10, 2014

Marine Fisheries Continues Red Snapper Carcass Collection Program

Albemarle/Roanoke Striped Bass Stock Moved to “Concern” in Stock Status Report

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