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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Commentary: Spread the blame for proposed license change

I agree with the tenor of Russ’s commentary, but do not lay this on the back of the GOP. Fact is, the war against the working class seems to be an infection derived from inhabiting the Governor’s Mansion. Governor McCrory did it in November 2016 and Governor Cooper continues in January 2018! What’s the common denominator?

Money! Big money!

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A New Process to Assess the Population Status of Southern Flounder

The new format in which the NCDMF presented the preliminary stock assessments and allowing stakeholders to hear discussion about southern flounder population estimations was a very positive step for North Carolina and should be utilized for all species that stock assessments are produced for our state’s species.

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Weekly Update for February 16, 2018

MARINE FISHERIES COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS CHANGING COMMERCIAL LICENSE CRITERIA; Commission blatantly ignores public comment
SEAFOOD RECEPTION AND LOBBY DAY PLANNING IN THE WORKS!
UPDATED NCFA WEBSITE UP AND RUNNING!
CCFA SETS DATE FOR ANNUAL FISH FRY!
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