DMF's Bicentennial Jamboree
Celebrating 200 Years of Marine Fisheries Management and Conservation
On June 10, the campus at the Morehead City Headquarters Office will transform into a celebration of 200 years of state marine fisheries management and conservation in North Carolina. The Bicentennial Jamboree is part of a year-long celebration commemorating the passage of the first statewide marine fisheries law in North Carolina. This and numerous subsequent laws passed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, eventually led to the establishment of what is now the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries and the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission.
Lifetime Coastal Recreational Fishing License Raffle
Neuse Sport Shop has volunteered to sponsor a Jamboree Passport raffle, and the prize is a Lifetime Coastal Recreational Fishing License! The raffle is open to North Carolina residents aged 18 and under. Participants will visit the exhibits listed on the passport to get stamps, then return the fully stamped passports to be entered into the drawing.
Children can pick up a passport, collect stamps throughout the event and turn in for chance to win a lifetime fishing license! Morehead City Fire & EMS will be available to provide first aid, if needed.
The Division is made up of a diverse group of scientists, officers, managers, technical and administrative staff, and vessel captains. Learn how you can join our team or prepare for a career in Marine Fisheries.
Discover what it means to be an ethical angler! Learn how to throw a cast net, setup your fishing rods, and tie a variety of fishing rigs. Talk to staff with the NC Saltwater Fishing Tournament about how to get rewarded for your outstanding catches.