15A NCAC 03R .0114 SHRIMP TRAWL PROHIBITED AREAS

The shrimp trawl prohibited areas referenced in 15A NCAC 03L .0103(e) are delineated in the following Internal Coastal Waters:

(1) Pungo River - all waters upstream of a line from a point 35 23.3166' N - 76 34.4833' W at Wades Point; running easterly to a point 35 23.6463' N - 76 31.0003' W on the north shore of the entrance to Abels Bay.

(2) Pamlico River - all waters upstream of a line from a point 35 20.5108' N - 76 37.7218' W on the western shore of the entrance to Goose Creek; running northeasterly to a point 35 23.3166' N - 76 34.4833' W at Wades Point.

(3) Neuse River - all waters upstream of a line from a point 34 56.3658' N - 76 48.7110' W at Cherry Point; running northerly to a point 34 57.9116' N - 76 48.2240' W at Wilkinson Point.

(4) Shallotte River - all waters upstream of a line beginning at a point 33 54.8285' N - 78 22.3657' W on the west side of Shallotte River; running southeasterly to a point 33 54.6276' N - 78 21.7882' W on the east side of the river.

(5) Eastern Channel - all waters of Eastern Channel east and north of a line beginning at a point 33 52.6734' N - 78 28.7339' W at Jinks Creek; running southerly to a point 33 52.5942' N - 78 28.6759' W at Tubbs Inlet; and south and west of a line beginning at a point 33 53.6266' N - 78 26.6262' W; running easterly to a point 33 53.6501' N - 78 26.5635' W.

(6) Sunset Beach - all waters of the Intracoastal Waterway west of a line beginning at a point 33 52.9247' N - 78 30.7041' W on the north end of the Highway 1172 Bridge; running southerly to a point 33 52.8417' N - 78 30.6490' W at the south end of the bridge.

(7) Calabash River - all waters west of a line beginning at a point 33 53.4368' N - 78 32.9720' W on the north end of the Highway 1164 Bridge; running southerly to a point 33 53.3534' N - 78 32.9720' W at the south end of the bridge.

 

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

Eff. July1, 2006;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2015.