|N.C. Senate sends Sunday hunting bill to McCrory for his signature
955 Views - Posted: June 25 at 1:43 pm
Gov. Pat McCrory’s signature is all that stands between a huge expansion of Sunday hunting opportunities for North Carolina hunters. On Wednesday, the N.C. Senate passed by a 33-15 vote a compromise bill passed last week by the N.C. House.
|It's Bandys again! State bass-fishing title goes to Catawba County high-school team
322 Views - Posted: June 18 at 8:17 am
Tyler Black and Logan Anderson of Bandys High School won the 2015 North Carolina State High School Fishing Championships on Sunday at Lake Norman, bringing the championship trophy to Catawba County for the second-straight year.
|VIking 62 remains in Big Rock lead with one day left in tournament
696 Views - Posted: June 12 at 8:44 pm
One blue marlin was brought to the scales on Friday on the fifth day of the 57th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament out of Morehead City, but it wasn't big enough to shuffle the leaderboard, leaving Viking 62's 680-pound fish, caught on Monday, as the leader.
|Anchored gill nets out of northeastern inshore waters as of 5 p.m. today
606 Views - Posted: June 12 at 7:53 am
Inshore waters in northeastern North Carolina, including the Albemarle, Currituck, Croatan and Roanoke sounds and their tributaries, will close to all anchored gill nets at 5 p.m. today due to interactions with sea turtles.
|EZ Boy jumps into second place at Big Rock with 556.3-pound blue marlin
587 Views - Posted: June 11 at 8:07 pm
Viking 62 remains in the lead after four days of the 57th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, but there’s a new second-place fish.
|Marine Fisheries Commission schedules public meeting on flounder options
898 Views - Posted: June 11 at 9:18 am
The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission has scheduled a public meeting for June 17 to receive public comment on six proposals for changes in the way southern flounder are managed in North Carolina waters.
|Viking 62 still in lead at Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament
587 Views - Posted: June 10 at 6:42 pm
The tournament-leading Viking 62 caught and released a blue marlin on Wednesday’s third day of the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, when one billfish was brought to the scales.
|Viking 62 leads Big Rock with 680-pound blue marlin
763 Views - Posted: June 08 at 8:09 pm
Fishermen brought four blue marlin to the Morehead City dock’s scales on Monday, the first day of the 57th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, and at the end fishing, a 680-pound billfish was leading the way.
|Anchored, large-mesh gill nets out of Pamlico Sound, parts of Core Sound
882 Views - Posted: June 08 at 9:55 am
Commercial fishermen in the Pamlico Sound and the northern portion of Core Sound had until midnight this morning to remove all anchored, large-mesh gill nets from those waters due to interactions with sea turtles, the NCDMF announced.
|Feds: No red snapper season in 2015
1197 Views - Posted: June 05 at 2:30 pm
After several years of limited weekend fishing, the South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council announced today that there will be no red snapper season in federal waters in 2015, because the total number of fish removed from the population in 2014 exceeded the allowable harvest.
|Check out this video of a big cobia being caught from a kayak
1193 Views - Posted: June 03 at 9:28 am
This great video was posted online on May 15, 2014, by the guys at Salt Minded Charters in Hatteras. Enjoy watching this fisherman catch two cobia, one of them 72 pounds, from a kayak.
111 Views - Posted: June 01 at 7:00 am
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