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Didymo found in South Holston River, in Tennessee. Photo by Dr. Justin Murdock, Tennessee Tech University (Click link at bottom of page for high-resolution photos) Media Contact: Jodie B. Owen 919-707-0187 jodie.owen@ncwildlife.org

Trout Anglers Should Take Precautions after Discovery of Nuisance Algae

WHITTIER, N.C. (Jan. 25, 2016) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advises trout anglers fishing in western North Carolina waters to be especially diligent when cleaning their fishing equipment after didymo, a nuisance algae, was found in the Tuckasegee River in Jackson County. Researchers from Tennessee Tech University collected cells…


Spring Turkey Season in North Carolina Includes Youth-Only Week

RALEIGH,N.C. (Feb. 7) —The 2013 spring turkey season has changed to allow for a longer youth turkey season in which adults can accompany more than one youth. The youth-only season will be open from the first Saturday in April — April 6 this year — to the following Friday, April 12….


Newsletter Identifies Things Every Coastal Recreational Fisherman Should Know

MOREHEAD CITY – Every coastal recreational fisherman should understand how to fish in an ethical manner. Every coastal recreational fisherman should know the latest size and bag limits and fishing seasons. The Spring 2011 edition of Fish Eye News focuses on these matters with articles that show the most responsible…


Virginia Man Breaks North Carolina Bluefin Tuna Record

MOREHEAD CITY – A Virginia man set a new North Carolina state record for bluefin when he reeled in an 805-pound, 8-ounce fish off Oregon Inlet last weekend. Corey Schultz, of Waverly, Va., caught the fish Saturday aboard the Sea Breeze out of Oregon Inlet Fishing Center. The fish measured…


Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program in North Carolina Offers Outdoor Adventure and Fellowship

RALEIGH, N.C.  – Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW), the international program of hands-on learning and outdoors experience, announces its 2009 schedule of events for North Carolina. Instruction and participation offered through Becoming an Outdoors-Woman can include bird watching, camping and backpacking, canoe and kayaking, nature photography, wilderness survival, outdoor cooking, stream…


Pisgah Fly Masters Emerging as Fly Fishing Competition

BREVARD, N.C. – Organizers believe the Pisgah Fly Masters, a casting and fly-fishing competition preparing for its second year on March 21-22, could emerge as a premier event with continued success. “Having the inaugural event under our belt helps,” said Emilie Johnson, “And I believe adding a youth category this year…


New Economic Report Finds Commercial and Recreational Saltwater Fishing Generated More Than Two Million Jobs

U.S. commercial and recreational saltwater fishing generated more than $185 billion in sales and supported more than two million jobs in 2006, according to a new economic report released by NOAA’s Fisheries Service. The commercial fishing industry—harvesters, seafood processors and dealers, seafood wholesalers and seafood retailers—generated $103 billion in sales,…


Archery Program for Public Schools Expands in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C.  – After a successful pilot phase in North Carolina, the National Archery in the Schools Program is now being expanded statewide. The program is being offered through physical education classes for grades 4-12 in public schools. Students aim at bulls-eye targets in a gym, with special backdrops and…


Organizations in N.C. Can Now Reserve Huntmaster Lifts Online

RALEIGH, N.C.  – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has set up a Web site where organizations can reserve a mobile hunting lift for structured disabled special-needs hunting events. The ten Huntmaster lifts – acquired cooperatively through efforts by the N.C. Handicapped Sportsman and the NCWRC  – can also be used…


North Carolina, South Carolina Agree to Jocassee Gorges Access Solution

Agencies in North Carolina and South Carolina have agreed on a solution to the problem of accessing the Jim Timmerman Natural Resources Area at Jocassee Gorges through North Carolina. The Jocassee Gorges was purchased by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in 1998, and certain sections can only be…