Weekly Update: June 26, 2020

    LEGISLATIVE UPDATE   The Senate and House finished up in the very early hours this morning. Lots of interesting stuff for those that like to follow politics, but nothing immediately connected to fishing. They’ll go back again, maybe even before the...

Weekly Update: June 19, 2020

    LEGISLATIVE UPDATE   The General Assembly will try to finish up next week but may have to have a Saturday session. At least that’s what they’re shooting for. Nothing to report regarding fish legislation but that certainly doesn’t mean there’s...

Weekly Update: June 12, 2020

      LEGISLATIVE UPDATE   Nothing major to report on the legislative front regarding fisheries in the General Assembly. The House leadership did circulate information about President Trump’s Executive Order on commercial fishing and aquaculture....

Weekly Update: June 05, 2020

  LEGISLATIVE UPDATE   Due to the unrest in Raleigh I waited till Wednesday to go to the General Assembly. Things have been odd for quite some time due to the virus but made even more so with the protests and riots. I did see protestors in front of the Governor’s...

Weekly Update: May 29, 2020

  LEGISLATIVE UPDATE   Although the public is allowed back in the legislative buildings in Raleigh, things are anything but normal. Everyone gets their temps checked upon entering and only media is allowed in the Senate and House galleries. Seating in the...

Weekly Update: May 22, 2020

  FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR- GLENN SKINNER   Earlier this week, the North Carolina Coastal Fisheries Reform Group made public their intent to sue the State of NC and six commercial fishing businesses for violations of the Clean Water Act. They claim discarding...