|Dilsaver Easy Choice for SKA Hall of Fame
August 08, 2007 at 8:38 am
The Southern Kingfish Association named Jerry Dilsaver of Oak Island to its Hall of Fame during July.
|Assembly Passes Landmark Brunswick Menhaden Bill
August 07, 2007 at 10:13 pm
A long battle to restrict the harvest of menhaden from one southeastern N.C. county’s offshore waters ended during late July when the N.C. legislature passed a bill to keep factory boats away from the Brunswick County coast.
|WRC Commissioners Dismiss Hamilton
August 07, 2007 at 2:20 pm
Richard B. “Dick” Hamilton, a 37-year-employee with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and executive director of its professional division, was dismissed Aug. 6 by the agency’s politically-appointed commissioners with no warning after a special closed executive session.
|Former Menhaden Boat Becomes Centerpiece of AR 400
August 07, 2007 at 11:03 am
It has taken a while and been rescheduled three times, but thanks to the hard work and dedication of many volunteers, the former menhaden boat, Coastal Mariner, has been re-christened the Captain Greg MicKey and assumed its final resting place near the center of AR 400, Frying Pan Tower Reef.
|No Closed Season for Bass in Piedmont Reservoirs
July 30, 2007 at 1:52 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (July 30) – A daily creel limit of five fish that are at least 16 inches long applies year-round for bass anglers fishing B. Everett Jordan, Falls of the Neuse and Buckhorn reservoirs.
|Red Drum Advisory Committee Votes to Increase Commercial Limit
July 25, 2007 at 2:27 pm
In a stunning vote against conservation on July 17, the Red Drum Advisory Committee voted in favor of increasing the daily commercial trip limit 43% while keeping the recreational bag limit the same.
|Waterfowl Breeding Survey Shows Good News
July 21, 2007 at 8:38 am
Preliminary results from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Canadian Wildlife Service’s Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey indicate a total duck population estimate of more than 41 million birds in the traditional survey area.
|Outdoors Writer Tucker Killed in Florida Wreck
July 17, 2007 at 10:16 am
Tim Tucker, 50, an outdoors writer and North Carolina native who lived at Cross Creek, Fla., died from injuries sustained in a July 16 automobile collision with a parked deputy-sheriff’s patrol car.
|N.C. Releases 2007 Stock Status Report
July 11, 2007 at 10:53 am
MOREHEAD CITY – A 2007 stock status report released at the end of June shows changes to the status of some species based on new definitions for different categories describing the health of fish and shellfish populations in North Carolina coastal waters.
|Early Times Launches N.C. Tagged Bass Challenge
July 08, 2007 at 8:49 am
July 3, 2007, Louisville, Ky. – This summer a tagged bass that could be worth $25,000 is swimming in Lake Norman.
|Dilsaver, 5 More Tar Heels Among SKA Nominees
July 06, 2007 at 8:49 am
The Southern Kingfish Association will consider 12 anglers during July voting for one-to-three spots in its Hall of Fame, and there’s a good chance one or all of the honorees could be Tar Heels.
|Fish for Free on July 4
June 27, 2007 at 3:38 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. – To encourage more people to get outside and on the water, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission announces a free fishing day.
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