Originally posted on The Daily Reflector Sunday, May 21, 2017  By Nathan Summers Sports editor Nathan Summers is taking monthly excursions on the Tar River to explore the river’s character and its characters. [caption id="attachment_3282" align="alignleft" width="300"] NCWRC Fisheries Biologist Michael Fisk holding a Striped Bass.[/caption] When I began...

JOIN US FOR THE WAYNE COUNTY CHAPTER COASTAL CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION BANQUET ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 24TH IN GOLDSBORO! WERE HEADED BACK TO LANE TREE GOLF CLUB 2317 SALEM CHURCH RD. GOLDSBORO JUST OFF THE HWY. 70 BYPASS Doors Open at 6:00 pm with Open Bar, Dinner, Raffles, Silent and Live Auction. Dinner this year...

Proposed harvest increase for iconic sportfish shelved by Atlantic States Commission ALEXANDRIA, VA – A controversial proposal to relax regulations on striped bass and allow a 10-percent increase in harvest was voted down at the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) meeting this week. Anglers and...

Raleigh, NC- The North Carolina Chamber announced Tuesday its support of NC Sound Economy and House Bill 867, The Coastal Fisheries Conservation and Economic Development Act. The North Carolina Chamber is the state’s largest business advocacy organization. NC Sound Economy is an expanding coalition of fishermen,...

By David Sneed CCA NC Executive Director As all eyes have been focused this week on an agreement between Republicans in the House and Senate, and Governor Cooper, to repeal HB2, please be assured that legislative actions affecting North Carolina's coastal fisheries have also been heating...

CCA NC is a proud sponsor of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation’s Annual Governor's Conservation Achievement Awards.  CCA’s David Sneed Executive Director David Sneed and Assistant Director Todd Shamel represented the organization at the Sept. 12 Event in Cary. Celebrating Governor's Conservation Heroes (Raleigh, NC, September 14,...

Loggerhead killed in Core Sound area   For more information, Contact CCANC at 919-781-3474 Photo attached   A juvenile loggerhead sea turtle found July 26 on the Portsmouth flats of North Core Banks died from human inflicted blunt force trauma to the brain, concluded a post mortem report written last week...