Fish shrinkage, invasive lionfish appetites, and cobia movement were our most popular topics as North Carolina Sea Grant’s Hook, Line & Science blog celebrates its first year.
At Wrightsville Beach, 84 different fishes use the surf zone.
Electronic tagging reveals the answer.
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.