One of the best ways to ensure sustainable fisheries for the future of North Carolina is for fisheries managers to talk with the public about the resource and the role humans play in protecting and enhancing it. The Division of Marine Fisheries is committed to community and stakeholder outreach, and participating in public events is one way staff is doing this. Here are some of the upcoming events staff plans to attend:

September 7-9
Hatteras Village Surf Fishing Tournament
Hatteras, NC
September 9
Carolina Beach Inshore Challenge
Wilmington, NC
September 16
Emerald Isle Fall Fishing Tournament
Emerald Isle, NC
September 16
Hatteras Day at the Docks
Hatteras, NC
October 4-6
Nags Head Surf Fishing Club Tournament
Nags Head, NC
October 6-7
US Open King Mackerel Tournament
Southport, NC
October 14
Davis Island Fishing Foundation Surf Fishing Tournament
Core Banks, NC
October 25-28
NC Beach Buggy Association Red Drum Tournament
November 1-3
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club Invitational Tournament
Hatteras Island
November 3-5
Topsail Fall Surf and Pier Challenge
Topsail, NC
November 11
Swansboro Century Club Speckled Trout Tournament
Swansboro, NC
November 18
Jacksonville Speckled Trout Tournament
Jacksonville, NC