Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for July 2016

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Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from Low of 80-degrees to a high of 84-degrees with an average of 81.3-degrees (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound had a low of 80-degrees and a high of 87-degrees with an average of 83.7-degrees (red squares). July’s surf temperatures were essentially FLAT with 22 days either 80 or 81-degrees. A bit… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for December 2015

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Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from high of 65-degrees to a low of 58-degrees with an average of 62.7-degrees (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound had a high of 69-degrees and a low of 50-degrees with an average of 61.4-degrees (red squares). December saw an unusual increase in surf temps for this relatively mild December. Average temperature… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for November 2015

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Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from high of 72-degrees to a low of 61-degrees with an average of 66.5-degrees (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound had a high of 74-degrees and a low of 53-degrees with an average of 63.4-degrees (red squares). November saw the typical drop in surf temps (-0.36 degrees/day) especially during the one real… Read more »

NCDMF Regs & Fishing Tourney (Citation) Criteria

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NCDMF Regs & Fishing Tourney  (Citation) Criteria. These can be moving targets so the Regs are as of August 2015. This includes finfish, shellfish and crabs etc.The fishing tourney has do with citations given for big fish, There are catch, catch and release and release only categories http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf/recreational-fishing-size-and-bag-limits http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf/n.c.-saltwater-fishing-tournament

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for October 2015

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for October 2015 Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from high of 79-degrees to a low of 67-degrees with an average of 72.7-degrees (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound had a high of 79-degrees and a low of 57-degrees with an average of 69.4-degrees (red squares). October saw the typical drop in temps especially… 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 »