15A NCAC 03M .0517     WAHOO

(a)  It shall be unlawful to possess for recreational purposes more than two wahoo per person per day taken by hook and line.

(b)  It shall be unlawful for a commercial fishing operation to do any of the following:

(1)           without a valid federal Atlantic Dolphin/Wahoo Commercial vessel permit:

(A)          to take or possess more than two wahoo per person per day; and

(B)          to sell wahoo; and

(2)           to possess aboard a vessel or land more than 500 pounds of wahoo per trip.


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

Eff. September 1, 2005;

Readopted Eff. April 1, 2019.