15A NCAC 03I .0120         POSSESSION OR TRANSPORTATION LIMITS

(a)  It is unlawful to possess any species of fish which is subject to size or harvest restrictions, while actively engaged in a fishing operation, unless all fish are in compliance with the restrictions for the waterbody and area being fished.

(b)  It is unlawful to import into the state species of fish native to North Carolina for sale in North Carolina that do not meet established size limits, except as provided in 15A NCAC 03K .0202(c), 03K .0207, 03K .0305, and 03M .0503.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113-170; 113-170.4; 113-170.5; 113-182; 143B-289.52;

Temporary Adoption Eff. July 1, 1999;

Eff. August 1, 2000;

Temporary Amendment Eff. October 1, 2001;

Amended Eff. September 1, 2005; April 1, 2003.