Weekly Update: June 10 ,2024

Mandatory Harvest Reporting, Why and How?     As you know, in 2023 legislation was approved that places new “mandatory reporting” requirements on both recreational anglers and commercial fishermen who participate in North Carolinas coastal fisheries.  ...

Weekly Update: June 03 ,2024

MAFMC Meets This Week   The Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council (MAFMC) meets this week in Riverhead, NY. The meeting starts Tuesday June, 4th and goes through Thursday June, 6th.   Meeting Webpage   Agenda   Combined Briefing Book  ...

Weekly Update: May 28 ,2024

Marine Fisheries Commission Meeting Recap   The North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) met this past week in Beaufort. NCFA was right there in the thick of it like always making sure to fight for your right to keep fishing! We were able to give public...

Weekly Update: May 20 ,2024

NC MFC Meeting This Week   The North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) meets at the Beaufort Hotel in Beaufort, NC May 22-24. In person public comment can be made either the evening of Wednesday May 22nd at 6:00pm or the morning of Thursday May 23rd at...

Weekly Update: May 13 ,2024

NC Marine Fisheries Commission Meeting   The North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission (MFC) meets at the Beaufort Hotel in Beaufort, NC May 22-24. In person public comment can be made either the evening of Wednesday May 22nd at 6:00pm or the morning of Thursday...

Weekly Update: May 06 ,2024

Who has the “right to fish” in North Carolina?     Last week’s newsletter got quite a bit of attention, prompting several folks to reach out to me directly in regard to the constitutional “right” to hunt and fish seen below. “NC Constitution, Article I section 38...