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sand perch

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Double hitter: Sand perch reeled in during school field trip

Parrish Meekins, 5, reacts to catching two sand perch when they were hitting good last Tuesday morning during ...


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Sailboat washes ashore in Nags Head weeks after owner rescued by Coast Guard

At 7 a.m. Thursday morning, May 25, 2023, the United States Coast Guard was notified of a sailing ...


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DMF representatives explain catch and release techniques

Jennette’s Pier hosted three representatives from the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries Friday morning, May 12 to ...

sea mullet

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Took the bait: Colerain man reels in sea mullet, tailor blues in Nags Head

Vernon Lee, of Colerain, holds a nice sea mullet he caught while bottom fishing off Jennette’s Pier recently. ...

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Water quality swimming advisory lifted

The water quality swimming advisory at Sandy Bay on the Pamlico Soundside between Frisco and Hatteras has been ...

threatened structures


Threatened structures work group meets May 24 by web conference

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Coastal Management and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore will ...

sea turtles

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Safe travels: Community cheers the release of six sea turtles back to the Atlantic

Several hundred people gathered to watch the return of six rehabilitated sea turtles back to the ocean Tuesday ...

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New shellfish relocation permit established

North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries Proclamation SF-5-2023 establishes the shellfish relocation permit. The special permit is required ...


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Florida beach named nation’s best in annual ranking, Buxton only North Carolina beach in top 10

By Curt Anderson, Associated Press A 9-mile (14-kilometer) stretch of Florida sugar-white sand in an unspoiled natural setting ...


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Outer Banks Coast Guard Auxiliary offering kayak safety program May 20

Those looking for a fun day on the water, to learn some basic or more advanced kayaking skills ...

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