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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.
The average “high-frequency” seafood consumer annually devours almost 90 pounds of finfish and shellfish.
The Cape Fear River Partnership has been a collaborative success, benefiting fish and people.
The “eat ‘em to beat ‘em” strategy might only make a small dent in the pesky fish’s numbers.