Calling All Anglers!

Now it’s even easier to stay up to date on the latest science and news. Just check back here for new posts every Monday.

And… calling all scientists! If you’d like to write for Hook, Line & Science about your research, please contact Scott Baker at msbaker@ncsu.edu or Sara Mirabilio at semirabi@ncsu.edu.

Boating Under the Influence Can Be Lethal

July 6, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Any level of alcohol intake increases the risk of death on the water.

What’s in Your Fish Platter?

June 29, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Many consumers might have enjoyed pangasius without even knowing it.

Satellite tag on a sailfish

What Do We Find When We Track Sailfish Continuously?

June 22, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Using pop-up satellite tags, scientists can get a much better understanding of billfish movement and migration.

What Can Anglers Do to Improve Shark Fisheries Management?

June 15, 2020 | Dave Shaw

New research shows that citizen scientists can collect data and identify sharks with little error.

What Should We Do with Unused Marine Bloodworms and Packing Material?

June 8, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Research shows the seaweed that distributors use to pack the worms can carry non-native species, which are are harmful to the environment.

Can Computers Accurately Identify Fish by Species?

June 1, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Research suggests that state-of-the-art modeling is the key to the automated identification of fish.

Do Artificial Reefs Enhance Fish Habitats?

May 25, 2020 | Dave Shaw

A new study demonstrates that artificial reefs benefit fish communities.

What Are the Barriers to Life Jacket Use?

May 18, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Saturday kicked off National Safe Boating Week. Sea Grant reminds recreational boaters to embrace safety including life jacket use.

Which Region’s Saltwater Anglers Catch the Most Fish?

May 11, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Is it the Atlantic Coast, Gulf of Mexico, or Pacific Coast?

Is There an Environmentally Friendly Way to Keep Hitchhiking Organisms Off Your Boat?

May 4, 2020 | Dave Shaw

New research suggests there is an approach that balances effective boat operation with protection of ecosystems.