15A NCAC 03J .0110       SEINES

It is unlawful to use seines 30 feet or over in length for recreational purposes unless the net is marked by attaching to the corkline one floating buoy, any shade of hot pink in color, which shall be of solid foam or other solid buoyant material no less than five inches in diameter and no less than five inches in length.  The owner shall always be identified on the buoy using engraved buoys or by attaching engraved metal or plastic tags to the buoy.  Such identification shall include owner's last name and initials and if a vessel is used, one of the following:

(1)           Gear owner's current motor boat registration number; or

(2)           Owner's U.S. vessel documentation name.


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

Temporary Adoption Eff. July 1, 1999;

Eff. August 1, 2000.