15A NCAC 10C .0503 DESCRIPTIVE BOUNDARIES

The following waters have been designated as primary nursery areas:

(1) North River:

(a) Broad Creek ‑ Camden County ‑ Entire stream;

(b) Deep Creek ‑ Currituck County ‑ Entire stream;

(c) Lutz Creek ‑ Currituck County ‑ Entire stream.

(2) Alligator River:

(a) East Lake ‑ Dare County ‑ Inland waters portion;

(b) Little Alligator River ‑ Tyrrell County ‑ Entire stream.

(3) Currituck Sound:

(a) Martin Point Creek ‑ Dare County ‑ Entire stream (Jean Guite Creek);

(b) Tull Creek and Bay ‑ Currituck County ‑ Tull Bay to mouth of Northwest River; Tull Creek from mouth upstream to SR 1222 bridge.

(4) Pamlico River:

(a) Duck Creek ‑ Beaufort County ‑ Entire stream;

(b) Bath Creek ‑ Beaufort County ‑ Entire stream;

(c) Mixons Creek ‑ Beaufort County ‑ Entire stream;

(d) Porter Creek ‑ Beaufort County ‑ Entire stream;

(e) Tooleys Creek ‑ Beaufort County ‑ Entire stream;

(f) Jacobs Creek ‑ Beaufort County ‑ Entire stream;

(g) Jacks Creek ‑ Beaufort County ‑ Entire stream;

(h) Bond Creek ‑ Beaufort County ‑ Entire stream;

(i) Muddy Creek ‑ Beaufort County ‑ Entire stream;

(j) Strawhorn Creek ‑ Beaufort County ‑ Entire stream;

(k) South Prong Wright Creek ‑ Beaufort County ‑ Entire stream;

(l) Jordan Creek ‑ Beaufort County ‑ Entire stream.

(5) Neuse River:

(a) Slocum Creek ‑ Craven County ‑ Entire stream;

(b) Hancock Creek ‑ Craven County ‑ Entire stream.

(6) New River:

(a) French Creek ‑ Onslow County ‑ Entire stream;

(b) New River ‑ Onslow County ‑ US Highway 17 bridge to NC 24/US 258 bridge.

(7) Roanoke River: Halifax and Northampton counties - US 258 bridge to Roanoke Rapids dam.

(8) Tar-Pamlico River: Nash, Edgecombe, Pitt and Beaufort counties - N&S railroad at Washington upstream to Rocky Mount Mills Dam.

(9) Neuse River: Wake, Johnston, Wayne, Lenoir, Pitt and Craven counties - Pitchkettle Creek upstream to Milburnie Dam.

(10) Cape Fear River: Chatham, Lee, Harnett, Cumberland and Bladen counties - Lock and Dam No. 1 upstream to Buckhorn Dam.

(11) Albemarle Sound: Peter Mashoes Creek Dare County Entire Stream.

(12) Croatan Sound: Spencer Creek Dare County Entire Stream.

(13) White Oak River: Onslow and Jones counties Grants Creek upstream to Gibson Bridge Road (SR 1118).

(14) Northeast Cape Fear River: Pender County NC 210 bridge upstream to NC 53 bridge.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 113‑132; 113‑134;

Eff. August 1, 1990;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2008; November 1, 2007; August 1, 2004; July 1, 2000; July 1, 1993.