15A NCAC 03M .0515     DOLPHIN

(a)  It is unlawful to possess more than 10 dolphin per person per day taken by hook and line for recreational purposes.

(b)  It is unlawful to possess more than 60 dolphin per day per vessel regardless of the number of people on board, except headboat vessels with a valid U.S. Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection may possess 10 dolphin per paying customer.

(c)  It is unlawful to take or possess more than 10 dolphin per person per day, or sell dolphin without a valid Federal Commercial Dolphin/Wahoo vessel permit and either a Standard Commercial Fishing License, a Retired Standard Commercial Fishing License, or a Land or Sell License.

 

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

Temporary Adoption Eff. July 1, 1999;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2000;

Eff. April 1, 2001;

Amended Eff. September 1, 2005.