A Non-Profit Promoting Sustainable Fisheries Since 1952

Commercial fishermen established the North Carolina Fisheries Association, Inc. (NCFA) in 1952 to serve fishing families by protecting their heritage and promoting seafood. To achieve this, NCFA actively lobbies local, state, and federal policymakers on behalf of the industry and engages in many outreach and education projects.

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A Non-Profit Promoting Sustainable Fisheries Since 1952

Commercial fishermen established the North Carolina Fisheries Association, Inc. (NCFA) in 1952 to serve fishing families by protecting their heritage and promoting seafood. To achieve this, NCFA actively lobbies local, state, and federal policymakers on behalf of the industry and engages in many outreach and education projects.

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MAINTAINING HIGH STANDARDS

We are the 7th most regulated industry in the United States, and North Carolina has one of the nation’s most rigorous legal and regulatory management processes.

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DEDICATED TO SUSTAINABILITY

We’re a national leader in bycatch reduction and are dedicated to developing gear and best practices that will preserve our fisheries for generations to come.

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SUPPORTING SOUND SCIENCE

We actively participate in fisheries management, bringing experience that lends credibility to good science and refutes questionable science.

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All For a Good Cause!

THE NCFA RAFFLE IS BACK!

This year our net proceeds will be given to support Backpack Friends of Cape Carteret Baptist Church. Backpack Friends provides nutritional meals and snacks to children who may need a little extra over the weekend.

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Tradewinds Welcomes Captain Tred Barta

Tradewinds magazine is proud to announce that Captain Tred Barta will be authoring a full-page article in future issues of Tradewinds. Captain Barta has been a leader and spokesman for sport fishing and commercial fishing for over four decades. He has written full...

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