By Lee Tolliver The Virginian-Pilot © February 27, 2014 Anglers throughout the lower Chesapeake Bay have voiced concern for weeks about dead or dying speckled trout. Suffering from frequent and substantial dips in water temperature caused by colder-than-normal air this winter, thousands of fish have been seen dead in the shallows or swimming lethargically just… Read more »
Monthly Archives:: February 2014
Marine Fisheries Commission tackles Observer Program funding, spotted seatrout, shrimp issues MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission will submit a report to the legislature that proposes to fund the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Observer Program through commercial fishing license fee increases. The commission endorsed the plan, which was brought forward by the… Read more »
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY, Flotilla 20-10 Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle 11101 TERRILL HORNE III WAY www.SwansboroAux.com CLASS SCHEDULE MARCH/APRIL 2014 BOATING SKILLS AND SEAMANSHIP (BS&S) All classes meet on Mondays and Thursdays from 1900 (7:00 pm) to 2100 (9:00 pm) DATE LESSON SUBJECT INSTRUCTOR MAR 10 WELCOME /REGISTRATION Gerdsen N C… Read more »
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredging Schedule (2/19/14) – gov’t plant only http://www.saw.usace.army.mil/Portals/59/docs/navigation/Dredging/FY14%20Dredge%20Schedule%20-%2019%20Feb%2014.pdf
Waters close to commercial and recreational spotted seatrout harvest (see list of regions where stun events have been confirmed) MOREHEAD CITY – North Carolina will close all coastal and inland waters to commercial and recreational spotted seatrout harvest at noon Wednesday and remain closed until June 15. N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries Director Louis Daniel… Read more »
If Phil sees his shadow: Punxsutawney Phil/ Now aghast at his likeness /Winter’s grip lingers If Phil doesn’t see his shadow: Punxsutawney Phil / No furry shadow today / Winter’s door now shut.
Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from a high of 51 to a low of 41 with an average of 48.1 for the month (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound water temps ranged from a high of 55 to a low of 33 with an average of 43.1 for the month (red squares). Both averages, under 50-degrees are… Read more »