Weekly Update: February 26,2024

MFC Meeting Recap   The NC Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) met in New Bern last week February 21-22. All MFC meetings are recorded live on YouTube and can viewed online afterwards. You can also click under the title of the video on “more….” and it allows you to...

Weekly Update: February 19,2024

Proposed shrimp trawl area closures to “protect” submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV).                     Once again, the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) will be discussing adopting further regulations for North Carolina’s shrimp trawl fishery. At the...

Weekly Update: February 12,2024

Upcoming MFC Meeting   The North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) will meet February 21-23 at:   DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New Bern Riverfront 100 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560   The meeting will also be able to viewed online at this...

Weekly Update: February 05,2024

New Phone Numbers at DMF   Telephone numbers at the NC Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) offices in Morehead City have changed after a new phone system was recently installed at the Headquarters and Central District offices.   The new main numbers are...

Weekly Update: January 29, 2024

Once again, Area Closures for Shrimp Trawling will be discussed by the Commission   On January 17 2024, the Habitat and Water Quality Advisory Committee (AC) met to revisit the issue of “protecting” Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) through shrimp trawling area...

Weekly Update: January 22, 2024

Upcoming Meetings    Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) 2024 Winter Meeting   Tuesday January 23rd through Thursday 25th Westin Crystal City 1800 Richmond Highway Arlington, VA 22202   Webinar...