Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina
2017 Trout Fishing Opportunities Await Anglers at State’s Castalia Fish Hatchery
Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

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Federal Waters off South Carolina Closed to All Fishing for Brown, White, and Pink Shrimp Through June 6, 2011

Effective March 22, 2011, NOAA Fisheries Service has closed federal waters within 25 nautical miles of the state waters off South Carolina to the harvest of brown, pink, and white shrimp through June 6, 2011. South Carolina has closed its territorial waters to all shrimping as well. This action comes…

NOAA Establishes Eight Marine Protected Areas to Provide Safe Havens for Deep-Water Fish

NOAA has established eight separate marine protected areas encompassing a total of 529 square nautical miles in south Atlantic federal waters to shield deep-water fish species and their habitats from fishing. All fishing for snappers, groupers, tilefishes, grunts, porgies, and sea basses is prohibited throughout the protected areas, which are…