Weekly Update: October 11, 2019

      LEGISLATIVE UPDATE   WHEN WILL THE SESSION END? Well, last week I mentioned maybe the end of October. That’s what Senate leader Phil Berger said. This week, House Speaker Tim Moore said adjournment at the end of October is highly unlikely. He...

Weekly Update: October 04, 2019

    From Our Executive Director-Glenn Skinner     At the September 30th NCFA Board Meeting our Board voted to oppose any further action on the Amendment to the Blue Crab FMP until the stock assessment had been updated with data from 2017-2019. This...

Fall Updates

Fall Updates By Jerry Schill October 3, 2019 A Word from the Director of Government Relations In my last column I said the following regarding this year’s session of the North Carolina General Assembly: “It’s hard to say how long to it will last, but consider it safe...

Do Your Homework!

Do Your Homework! By Glenn Skinner October 3, 2019 A Thought from the Executive Director Recent management actions on species like Striped Bass and Southern Flounder have caused quite an uproar among commercial and recreational fishermen in NC.  The restrictions on...

Remembering Tred Barta

Remembering Tred Barta By Nikki Raynor Barta October 3, 2019 Feature Stories   Tred Barta was an avid outdoorsman, he spent the greater part of his life chasing big fish on his boat, Makaira, and hunting wild game with his long bow.  Tred amassed several world...