15A NCAC 03R .0112 ATTENDED GILL NET AREAS

(a) The attended gill net areas referenced in 15A NCAC 03J .0103(g) are delineated in the following areas:

(1) Pamlico River, west of a line beginning at a point 35 27.5768' N - 76 54.3612' W on Ragged Point; running southwesterly to a point 35 26.9176' N - 76 55.5253' W on Mauls Point;

(2) Within 200 yards of any shoreline in Pamlico River and its tributaries east of a line beginning at a point 35 27.5768' N - 76 54.3612' W on Ragged Point; running southwesterly to a point 35 26.9176' N - 76 55.5253' W on Mauls Point; and west of a line beginning at a point 35 22.3622' N - 76 28.2032' W on Roos Point; running southerly to a point at 35 18.5906' N - 76 28.9530' W on Pamlico Point;

(3) Pungo River, east of the northern portion of the Pantego Creek breakwater and a line beginning at a point 35 31.7198' N - 76 36.9195' W on the northern side of the breakwater near Tooleys Point; running southeasterly to a point 35 30.5312' N - 76 35.1594' W on Durants Point;

(4) Within 200 yards of any shoreline in Pungo River and its tributaries west of the northern portion of the Pantego Creek breakwater and a line beginning at a point 35 31.7198' N - 76 36.9195' W on the northern side of the breakwater near Tooleys Point; running southeasterly to a point 35 30.5312' N - 76 35.1594' W on Durants Point; and west of a line beginning at a point 35 22.3622' N - 76 28.2032' W on Roos Point; running southerly to a point at 35 18.5906' N - 76 28.9530' W on Pamlico Point;

(5) Neuse River and its tributaries northwest of the Highway 17 high-rise bridge;

(6) Trent River and its tributaries; and

(7) Within 200 yards of any shoreline in Neuse River and its tributaries east of the Highway 17 high-rise bridge and south and west of a line beginning on Maw Point at a point 35 09.0407' N - 76 32.2348' W; running southeasterly near the Maw Point Shoal Marker "2" to a point 35 08.1250' N - 76 30.8532' W; running southeasterly near the Neuse River Entrance Marker "NR" to a point 35 06.6212' N - 76 28.5383' W; running southerly to a point 35 04.4833' N - 76 28.0000' W near Point of Marsh in Neuse River. In Core and Clubfoot creeks, the Highway 101 Bridge constitutes the attendance boundary.

(b) The attended gill net areas referenced in 15A NCAC 03J .0103(h) are delineated in the following coastal and joint fishing waters of the state south of a line beginning on Roanoke Marshes Point at a point 35 48.5015 N - 75 44.1228 W; running southeasterly to a point 35 44.1710' N - 75 31.0520' W on Eagles Nest Bay to the South Carolina State line:

(1) All primary nursery areas described in 15A NCAC 03R .0103, all permanent secondary nursery areas described in 15A NCAC 03R .0104, and no-trawl areas described in 15A NCAC 03R .0106(2), (4), (5), (7), (8), (10), (11), and (12);

(2) In the area along the Outer Banks, beginning at a point 35 44.1710' N - 75 31.0520' W on Eagles Nest Bay; running northwesterly to a point 35 45.1833' N - 75 34.1000' W west of Pea Island; running southerly to a point 35 40.0000' N - 75 32.8666' W west of Beach Slough; running southeasterly and passing near Beacon "2" in Chicamicomico Channel to a point 35 35.0000' N - 75 29.8833' W west of the Rodanthe Pier; running southwesterly to a point 35 28.4500' N - 75 31.3500' W on Gull Island; running southerly to a point 35 22.3000' N - 75 33.2000' W near Beacon "2" in Avon Channel ; running southwesterly to a point 35 19.0333' N - 75 36.3166' W near Beacon "2" in Cape Channel; running southwesterly to a point 35 15.5000' N - 75 43.4000' W near Beacon "36" in Rollinson Channel; running southeasterly to a point 35 14.9386' N - 75 42.9968' W near Beacon "35" in Rollinson Channel; running southwesterly to a point 35 14.0377' N - 75 45.9644' W near a "Danger" Beacon northwest of Austin Reef; running southwesterly to a point 35 11.4833' N - 75 51.0833' W on Legged Lump; running southeasterly to a point 35 10.9666' N - 75 49.7166' W south of Legged Lump; running southwesterly to a point 35 09.3000' N - 75 54.8166' W near the west end of Clarks Reef; running westerly to a point 35 08.4333' N - 76 02.5000' W near Nine Foot Shoal Channel; running southerly to a point 35 06.4000' N - 76 04.3333' W near North Rock; running southwesterly to a point 35 01.5833' N - 76 11.4500' W near Beacon "HL"; running southerly to a point 35 00.2666' N - 76 12.2000' W; running southerly to a point 34 59.4664' N - 76 12.4859' W on Wainwright Island; running easterly to a point 34 58.7853' N - 76 09.8922' W on Core Banks; running northerly along the shoreline and across the inlets following the Colregs Demarcation line to the point of beginning;

(3) In Core and Back sounds, beginning at a point 34 58.7853' N - 76 09.8922' W on Core Banks; running northwesterly to a point 34 59.4664' N - 76 12.4859' W on Wainwright Island; running southerly to a point 34 58.8000' N - 76 12.5166' W; running southeasterly to a point 34 58.1833' N - 76 12.3000' W; running southwesterly to a point 34 56.4833' N - 76 13.2833' W; running westerly to a point 34 56.5500' N - 76 13.6166' W; running southwesterly to a point 34 53.5500' N - 76 16.4166' W; running northwesterly to a point 34 53.9166' N - 76 17.1166' W; running southerly to a point 34 53.4166' N - 76 17.3500' W; running southwesterly to a point 34 51.0617' N - 76 21.0449' W; running southwesterly to a point 34 48.3137' N - 76 24.3717' W; running southwesterly to a point 34 46.3739' N - 76 26.1526' W; running southwesterly to a point 34 44.5795' N - 76 27.5136' W; running southwesterly to a point 34 43.4895' N - 76 28.9411' W near Beacon "37A"; running southwesterly to a point 34 40.4500' N - 76 30.6833' W; running westerly to a point 34 40.7061' N - 76 31.5893' W near Beacon "35" in Back Sound; running westerly to a point 34 41.3178' N -76 33.8092' W near Buoy "3"; running southwesterly to a point 34 39.6601' N - 76 34.4078' W on Shackleford Banks; running easterly and northeasterly along the shoreline and across the inlets following the COLREGS Demarcation lines to the point of beginning;

(4) Within 200 yards of any shoreline in the area upstream of the 76 28.0000' W longitude line beginning at a point 35 22.3752' N - 76 28.0000' W near Roos Point in Pamlico River; running southeasterly to a point 35 04.4833' N - 76 28.0000' W near Point of Marsh in Neuse River; and

(5) Within 50 yards of any shoreline east of the 76 28.0000' W longitude line beginning at a point 35 22.3752' N - 76 28.0000' W near Roos Point in Pamlico River; running southeasterly to a point 35 04.4833' N - 76 28.0000' W near Point of Marsh in Neuse River, except from October 1 through November 30, south and east of Highway 12 in Carteret County and south of a line from a point 34 59.7942' N - 76 14.6514' W on Camp Point; running easterly to a point at 34 58.7853' N - 76 09.8922' W on Core Banks; to the South Carolina State Line.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 113-134; 113-173; 113-182; 113-221.1; 143B-289.52;

Eff. August 1, 2004;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2013; April 1, 2011; April 1, 2009.