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Wildlife Commission Stocking Extra Trout for Additional Fishing Opportunities

Wildlife Commission Stocking Extra Trout for Additional Fishing Opportunities

Christmas is coming early for trout anglers in 13 western North Carolina counties. Starting Dec. 4 through Dec. 21, hatchery staff with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will be stocking extra trout from the hatcheries to provide additional angling opportunities...MORE

 

Tuesday, December 05, 2017/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (4946)/Comments (0)/
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Plan a Visit to the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center

Plan a Visit to the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center

Looking to learn more about angling or just want to practice particular fishing skills such as casting or fly tying? Consider a visit to the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville. READ MORE

Thursday, October 05, 2017/Author: Ryan Kennemur/Number of views (663)/Comments (0)/
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All about that (Striped) Bass

All about that (Striped) Bass

Striped Bass are anadromous fish, meaning that the adults migrate from the ocean into freshwater rivers and creeks to reproduce. It’s a team effort to manage these species: they are managed by multiple agencies and commissions, depending on where they are in their migration cycle. Read more...

Wednesday, August 09, 2017/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (535)/Comments (0)/
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Five things to know about trout fishing in North Carolina

Five things to know about trout fishing in North Carolina

Trout fishing is a big deal in North Carolina! Here are five cool facts about trout fishing in our state:

1.      It brings in money and jobs. Trout fishing is a huge economic benefit to our state. In 2014, it brought in an estimated $383 million and supported 3,600 jobs each year.

2.      NC has more native populations of Brook Trout than anywhere in the Southeast! The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) carefully manages these populations, and also . . .

Thursday, May 18, 2017/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (4779)/Comments (0)/
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New Fact Sheet Addresses Status of North Carolina’s River Herring

New Fact Sheet Addresses Status of North Carolina’s River Herring

Ten years have passed since a harvest moratorium for river herring was put in place in North Carolina’s waters, and anglers are asking questions. “What’s the status of the river herring population in North Carolina?” “Can we fish for river herring now?” “Can we use herring for bait again?” “What are the criteria for relaxing the harvest moratorium on river herring?”

Answers to these questions and more about alewife and blueback herring — collectively called “river herring” — can be found in a new fact sheet about river herring developed by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017/Author: NCWRC blogger/Number of views (596)/Comments (0)/
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