15A NCAC 03M .0510     AMERICAN EEL

It is unlawful to:

(1)           Possess, sell or take American eels less than nine inches in length;

(2)           Possess more than 25 American eels per person per day for recreational purposes, except the master and each mate of for-hire vessels that hold a valid for-hire license may possess 50 eels each per day; and

(3)           Possess American eels from September 1 through December 31 except when taken by baited pots.


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

Eff. July 1, 1993;

Temporary Amendment Eff. August 1, 2000;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2015; April 1, 2001.