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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NCFA WOULD LIKE TO THANK GOVERNOR ROY COOPER

NCFA would like to thank Governor Roy Cooper for his efforts in trying to get assistance for our fishermen that were affected by Hurricane Florence. Governor Cooper wrote Secretary of US Department of Commerce, Wilbur Ross a letter asking for Federal assistance.

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Water Quality…NOW IS THE TIME!

The NC Department of Transportation and our cities and towns must immediately implement the design and installation of stormwater retrofit projects to reduce the volume of stormwater runoff flowing into our creeks and rivers. NOW IS THE TIME!

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