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for Currents Vol. 29 Issue 1, Spring 2010
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Many people have old prescriptions lying around. These are disposed of according to the current regulation of flushing them. This contaminates the drinking water and the water of marine ecosystems. The Pamlico-Tar River Foundation has a recommended solution.
Several river cleanups occurred in Greenville, Rocky Mount, Tarboro, and Washington to attempt to win the Riverkeeper Cup. While Washington won the cup, the Tar-Pamlico River is the real winner.
The Northern Mummichog makes excellent bait and is easy enough to catch using a used milk jug. In addition it is not recommended that fishermen eat them as they could cause one to develop a larval parasite.
Paul Ferguson gives his advice for paddling Tranters Creek. He gives various takeout options and recommendations for paddling in certain sections of the river.