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.
Surveying for underwater gas and oil deposits could harm reef fish.
The answer is yes — at least in ideal conditions.
New research suggests anglers should think twice about keeping fish that are close to the minimum size limit.
Water temperature matters when estimating the abundance of large, open-ocean predators.
New research shows that higher temperatures can “masculinize” southern flounder populations.