15A NCAC 03M .0205     PROHIBITED TRAWLING

(a)  It is unlawful to possess striped bass on a vessel with a trawl net on that vessel in internal coastal waters except during transit from ocean fishing grounds to port during any open striped bass trawl season in the Atlantic Ocean established by proclamation.  Striped bass so possessed must meet the minimum size limit set by proclamation.

(b)  It is unlawful to possess striped bass on a vessel in the Atlantic Ocean with a trawl net on that vessel except during any open striped bass trawl season in the Atlantic Ocean established by proclamation.

 

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

Eff. January 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. December 1, 2007.