“To Be Rather Than To Seem”

“To Be Rather Than To Seem” By Glenn Skinner  July 2, 2020  A Thought from the Executive Director   North Carolina’s seafood industry has been under attack from special interest groups for decades, and even now in the midst of the COVID-19...

Prophetic OR Pathetic?

Prophetic OR Pathetic? By Glenn Skinner January 28, 2020 A Thought from the Executive Director In February of 2019 the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) produced and widely circulated a chart titled “Expected November 1, 2019 Recreational Fish Limits by State”...

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...

NCWF Submits Petition on Shrimp Trawling

NCWF Submits Petition on Shrimp Trawling By Glenn Skinner June 19, 2019 A Thought from the Executive Director On May 20, 2019, the North Carolina Wildlife Federation (NCWF) submitted a petition for rulemaking to the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC),...

The Circus is Back in Town

The Circus is Back in Town By Glenn Skinner April 5, 2019 A Thought from the Executive Director If you have followed fishery management in NC at all over the last 20 years, then you are already aware of the ongoing debate over how to best manage North Carolina’s...