Fisheries

09.16.2014

Our Coast: Storms, Whales and Refugees

Topics: Central Coast, Coastal Culture, Coastal History, Fisheries, National parks

A great hurricane drove the Ca'e Bankers from Shackleford Banks to Harkers Island, Salter Path and a place they called the Promise Land, but not before they took the most famous whale in N.C. history. More >

09.15.2014

Our Coast: Ca'e Bankers

Topics: Central Coast, Coastal Culture, Coastal History, Fisheries, National parks

Old photos and artifacts, like an old whale gun, tell the story of the hardy fishing families who once lived in Diamond City and the other settlements near the Cape Lookout Lighthouse. More >

09.11.2014

What's All the Noise Over Seismic Survey?

Topics: Energy, Fisheries, Outer Banks

While the debate over drilling for oil and natural gas off the N.C. coast rages on, one thing appears certain: seismic survey is starting soon. More >

09.10.2014

A Celebration of Watermen

Topics: Coastal Culture, Fisheries, Northeast Coast

The annual Day at the Docks festival in Hatteras is a confirmation of the strength of community, heritage and the living traditions of the island's watermen. More >

09.08.2014

Cape Fear Request Draws Fire

Topics: Fisheries, Pollution, Southeast Coast, Water pollution

A request to reclassify a portion of the lower Cape Fear River as swamp is drawing sharp criticism from some members of the organization asking for the change because it would lower a key water-quality standard. More >

09.05.2014

The State of the Sharks

Topics: Fisheries, Wildlife

Some say sharks are endangered, others that great whites are on the surge. We take you on a shark research ship to learn what's happening to our coast's top predators. More >

08.21.2014

N.C. Fishermen Star in New Reality Show

Topics: Fisheries, Northeast Coast

Outer Banks fishermen are pitted against Yankee rivals in the chase for bluefin tuna, the most valuable fish in the world and maybe the most vulnerable. More >

07.28.2014

Our Coast's Food: Chicken-Necking

Topics: Coastal Culture, Fisheries, Food

A good crab boil starts with a chicken-necker. That's someone who uses a dip net, a piece of string, a fishing weight and a chicken neck to catch blue crabs. We tell you how. More >

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