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Tag Archives: North Carolina

Canoes and Kayaks Do Not Need Throwable Flotation Device

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2008) – In an effort to bring North Carolina into compliance with federal regulations for recreational boating, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is currently preparing modifications to personal flotation device (PFD) requirements. In state waters, canoes and kayaks do not and will not need a Type…


Kids Wildlife Art Exhibit Comes to N.C. Museum of Art

RALEIGH, N.C.  – An exhibition that is truly wild is coming to the N.C. Museum of Art. The one-time exhibit “Kids Wildlife Art Competition” will open on Tuesday, Aug. 19 and close on Nov. 23. It features artwork by winners and selected honorable mention recipients from a juried contest for…


New Striped Bass and Mountain Trout Regulations Go into Effect July 1

RALEIGH, N.C. (June 18, 2008)– New regulations affecting striped bass anglers fishing in eastern North Carolina rivers and trout anglers fishing in public mountain trout waters will go into effect July 1. Two striped bass regulations, which were developed jointly by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the N.C. Division…


North Carolina Saltwater Fishing Reports – 6/1/2008

Northern District  Dare, Hyde, Currituck, & Beaufort Counties For the 2008 fishing year, all owners/operators of vessels recreationally fishing for and/or retaining regulated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) (Atlantic tunas, sharks, swordfish and billfish) in the Atlantic Ocean, including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, must obtain an Atlantic…


Personal Watercraft Require Attentive and Knowledgeable Operators

RALEIGH, N.C. – Propelled by jets of water, personal watercraft are fast and easy to maneuver, which is a large part of their appeal – and their potential danger. “You need to know how your personal watercraft works and the regulations that apply to its ownership and operation before you…


Disabled Hunters Raised to New Heights

Commission Unveils Ten Handicapped Hunting Lifts BUTNER, N.C. – Sportsmen, advocates and donors from across the state got their first look – and chance to test – ten brand-new handicapped hunting lifts Monday during a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the purchase of the equipment. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources…


N.C. Regional Saltwater Fishing Reports

Northern District  Dare, Hyde, Currituck, & Beaufort Counties Contact: Brian Melott April 27, 2008 For the 2008 fishing year, all owners/operators of vessels recreationally fishing for and/or retaining regulated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) (Atlantic tunas, sharks, swordfish and billfish) in the Atlantic Ocean, including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea,…