15A NCAC 03K .0105       RECREATIONAL harvest of shellfish

(a)  It is unlawful to take oysters or clams from public bottoms on Sundays, and scallops from public bottoms on Saturdays and Sundays except:

(1)           during open seasons, and

(2)           for recreational purposes.

(b)  It is unlawful to possess, for recreational purposes, more than:

(1)           10 conchs or whelks per person per day, not to exceed 20 conchs or whelks per vessel per day, and

(2)           100 mussels per person per day, not to exceed 200 mussels per vessel per day, and

(3)           100 clams per person per day, not to exceed 200 clams per vessel per day.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113-169.2; 113‑182; 143B-289.52;

Eff. January 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1994; February 1, 1992; September 1, 1991;

Temporary Amendment Eff. October 9, 1995 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Amended Eff. May 1, 1997; March 1, 1996;

Temporary Amendment Eff. July 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2008; August 1, 2000.