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NC DMF OPENS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON SHRIMP FMP NC DMF OPENS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ON SHRIMP FMP The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is accepting public comment on proposed management changes to further reduce bycatch of non-target species and minimize ecosystem impacts from North Carolina shrimp...

From CCA NC Executive Director, David Sneed 2021 - 2022 General Assembly Coastal Fisheries Bills House Bill 513 - Peoples' Choice For Marine Sources – sponsored by Representatives Billy Richardson, Marvin Lucas and Larry Yarborough was assigned to the House Rules Committee on April 12th and absent a...

From CCA NC Executive Director, David Sneed The 2020 long session at our General Assembly has started to heat up just as the weather itself is starting to see hotter temperatures. There should be some interesting days ahead. House Bill 513 - Peoples' Choice For Marine Sources...

By David Sneed CCA NC, Executive Director   The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission again ignored overwhelming public comment in approving a 70/30 commercial versus recreational allocation in the Southern flounder Fisheries Management Plan targeted for adoption later this year. The MFC must make significant harvest reductions required by...