Marine Fisheries Commission overrules fisheries director and adopts gill net prohibition

The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission voted March 13 to overrule the director of the Division of Marine Fisheries and prohibit gill nets upstream of the ferry lines in two river systems. The commission passed a┬ámotion┬ádirecting Division of Marine Fisheries Director Steve Murphey to implement the year-round closure by proclamation upstream of the Bayview/Aurora Ferry in … Continue reading Marine Fisheries Commission overrules fisheries director and adopts gill net prohibition