MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ spending plan for federal CARES Act fisheries assistance has been approved by NOAA Fisheries. The state now awaits notification from the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission that the $5.4 million has been awarded. The spending plan details the state’s approach for disbursement of the funding through…

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MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission recently released two recently completed striped bass assessment reports. The Albemarle Sound-Roanoke River benchmark assessment and the Central Southern Management Area Stock Report are posted on the Division of Marine Fisheries and the Wildlife Resources Commission websites. These reports represent…

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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The N.C. Commercial Fishing Resource Funding Committee will meet jointly with the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Commercial Fishing Resource Fund Committee by webinar at 2:30 p.m. July 30. The public may listen to the meeting by phone or listen and view presentations in real-time by joining online. Directions for calling in…

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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries today released its annual Stock Overview of state managed marine fisheries species. The 2020 North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries Stock Overview reviews available information, such as long-term trends in catch, biological data and management, through 2019 to determine the overall condition of North Carolina’s…

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