15A NCAC 03K .0204 DREDGES / MECHANICAL METHODS PROHIBITED
It is unlawful to use any dredge or other mechanical method to take oysters:
(1) in the Mechanical Methods Prohibited areas designated in 15A NCAC 03R .0108, except on shellfish leases and franchises by permit; and
(2) on any posted bottoms upon which oysters or shells have been planted by the state, unless such bottoms have been opened to the public and dredging permitted.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113‑182; 143B‑289.52;
Eff. January 1, 1991;
Amended Eff. August 1, 2004; May 1, 1997.