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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for September 15, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for September 8, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for September 1, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for August 25, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for August 11, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for August 4, 2017

Click here to read the Weekly Update, to read all the updates, Click here  “If I don’t go, I’ll wish I had. If I do go, I’ll wonder why I went”. 13:45

North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for July 28, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for June 30, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for June 23, 2017

Click here to read the Weekly Update, to read all the updates, Click here  We were saddened to hear of the passing of James Berrie Gaskill of Ocracoke. He died on Wednesday while tending his nets. NCFA Board, Members and Staff offer our most sincere condolences and prayers to his family. 17:54

North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for June 16, 2017

Click here to read the Weekly Update, to read all the updates, Click here Seafood Lobby Day this past Wednesday was a tremendous success! 15:02

Watermen, locals descend on Raleigh to fight fisheries bill – The true toll of a treacherous bill on commercial fishing

Hundreds of commercial fishermen and their families, along with local government and agency leaders spent Wednesday walking the halls of the North Carolina Legislative Building in an effort to battle a bill they say could shut down the entire industry. House Bill 867 would attempt to rewrite the Fisheries Reform Act, which is the body of statutes that provides the framework for fisheries management in North Carolina. The event was organized by North Carolina Watermen United and the North Carolina Fisheries Association.,, But just as opponents were arriving on Jones Street in Downtown Raleigh, many wearing white T-shirts and red buttons calling for a no vote, word trickled out that the legislation was being amended. click here to read the story 08:47

The true toll of a treacherous bill on commercial fishing – Sandy Semans Ross –  If he had bothered to come, I wanted to explain what is obvious to me but apparently less so to others. But he didn’t come, so I share my words with you. I would have told him that the coastal economy as a whole is unique because of its proximity to the ocean and the sounds. click here to read the story

North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for June 9, 2017

Click here to read the Weekly Update, to read all the updates, Click here  CALL TO ACTION!  The NCFA in conjunction with NC Watermen United are planning a Seafood Lobby Day on Wednesday, June 14 at the Legislative Building located at 16 W. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC. Transportation is available! click here for logistical details 16:28

North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for June 2, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for May 26, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for May 19, 2017

SOUTHERN FLOUNDER LAWSUIT SETTLED! Click here to read the Weekly Update, to read all the updates, Click here  11:50

North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for May 12, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for May 5, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for April 28, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for April 21, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for March 27, 2017

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T-shirts designed to help protect an endangered species: the fisherman.

Jason Davis, founder of Loggerhead Printing located in Sneads Ferry, is making waves with his new T-shirt that reads, Protect The Fisherman. Protect An Endangered Species. It’s his creative response to the new proposed regulations passed down by the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission, which has the potential to limit when and where fisherman can collect their daily bread. Though these regulations are not formally enforced yet, their potential impact has many commercial fishermen and the fish markets that rely on them fearful. Across the board, popular fish markets from Sneads Ferry to Jacksonville and even Emerald Isle refuse to comment on this touchy subject. It’s an issue that could impact the way they and their families in our coastal community live their life. A portion of the sale proceeds will go toward the North Carolina Fisheries Association. read the story here 11:53

North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for March 20, 2017

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Pamlico chamber to host meeting on shrimp proposals

The Pamlico Chamber of Commerce will hear Tuesday about the potential local effects from a recent Marine Fisheries Commission approval of changes to rules in the shrimping industry. The chamber membership will also hear about plans to start a new civic organization in the county. The meeting is at 7 p.m. at Pamlico Community College’s Delamar Center and it is open to the public. The major focus will be on the February MFC vote on a rule-making petition brought by the N.C. Wildlife Federation that could ultimately limit shrimping to three days on the Intracoastal Waterway and other estuaries and four days on the ocean up to three miles out, among other proposals. Jerry Schill, president of the commercial fishing lobby group North Carolina Fisheries Association will be the keynote speaker. continue reading the story here 20:41:1

North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for March 13, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for March 6, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for Februay 27, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for Februay 20, 2017

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MARINE FISHERIES COMMISSION: by Jerry Schill – Disappointing is not quite the word to use to describe my reaction to the MFC vote, but neither is shocking. For anyone that is familiar with this particular commission, the vote to accept the petition isn’t shocking. click Weekly Update to read the rest

North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for Februay 6, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for January 30, 2017

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North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for January 23, 2017

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