fees Commercial Fishing License Fees Increase March 1st By Jared Brumbaugh • Feb 7, 2014 Commercial fishing license fees are set to go up by 25 percent next month to fund the NC Division of Marine Fisheries' Observer Program. We explain the program and explore how the fee increase may affect local commercial fisherman. To see an entire list of license increases and their effective dates, click: http://portal.ncdenr.org/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=91cc5776-e30f-43e7-b2a5-11cdb8a8c5a5&groupId=38337 Fees From NC Recreational Fishing Licenses Fund Fisheries Projects By Jared Brumbaugh • Jul 19, 2013 UNC Institute of Marine Sciences The sales of recreational fishing licenses pay for more than you think. Jared Brumbaugh reports. Ferry Tolls Will Take Effect July 1st By Jared Brumbaugh • Feb 11, 2013 We explain the new ferry tolls, which are set to go into effect this summer.