Electronic tagging reveals the answer.
It turns out, most anglers can’t. Luckily, NCDMF has some tips.
Researchers found “microplastics” in 59 of 60 samples in near-shore waters.
New research looks at whether PFAS — perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances — are accumulating in our wildlife.
It depends on how much water they allow to pass through them.
Here’s the answer inquiring anglers want to know.
Stick with a winner. Some juvenile saltmarsh fishes reoccupy the same areas for weeks and even months.
Research shows that regardless of whether people fish, they share some similar tastes in chartered trips — but the findings also reveal how charter companies might hook more non-anglers.
Last year, the total recreational catch declined for North Carolina anglers — but they still pulled in nearly 79 million fish.
Most of our anglers reside close to our coast — but last year people from dozens of countries and all 50 U.S. states bought licenses to fish N.C. waters.