Recreational fishing for trout is out in Virginia

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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 »

MFC Meeting Summary (2/19-21/14)

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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 »

USCG AUX. BOATING SKILLS AND SEAMANSHIP Classes

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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 »

USACE Dredging schedule (2/19/14)

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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 closed to commercial and recreational spotted seatrout harvest

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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 »

Dr. Bogus’ mini-Fishing Report for 1/11/14

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Dr. Bogus’ “Resolute” Fishing Report for 1/11/14. Surf 47°, sound 40°. NOTE: www.ncoif.com is finally back and better than ever!   Every Monday Morning at 7:30 am on www.TheTalkStation.com. 107.1 FM (WTKF), 1240 AM (WJNC). If you can’t listen on the radio, you can log in to www.TheTalkStation.com and listen on-line or check out Coastal… Read more »

MFC approves 14 CRFL Grants

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Marine Fisheries Commission approves 14 Coastal Recreational Fishing License Grants MOREHEAD CITY – Revenues from the N.C. Coastal Recreational Fishing License will pay nearly $2 million in the coming year toward projects to help provide coastal fishing access and fisheries and habitat research. The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission, in December, approved 14 grants, totaling $1.78… Read more »