15A NCAC 10C .0603 DESCRIPTIVE BOUNDARIES

The following waters have been designated as anadromous spawning areas:

(1) Currituck Sound Area:

(a) Northwest River including designated tributaries - main stem waters west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 30.8374' N 76 04.8770' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 30.7061' N 76 04.8916' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 33.0259' N 76 09.1609' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 33.0292' N 76 08.9488' W; including the following tributary from the confluence with Northwest River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary: Moyock Run (Shingle Landing Creek) - upstream (southwest) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 31.5252' N 76 10.7385' W; running easterly along US 168 (Caratoke Highway) to the east shore to a point 36 31.5140' N 76 10.7239 W.

(b) Tull Creek - southwest of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 30.0991' N 76 04.8587' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 29.9599' N 76 04.7126' W; including the following tributaries from their confluence with Tull Creek to the specified boundary:

(i) Roland Creek - upstream (northwest) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 29.8274' N 76 08.1294' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 29.8120' N 76 08.1308' W; and east of a line beginning on the northwest shore of Guinea Mill Run Canal at a point 36 28.9227' N 76 07.9126' W; running southerly along US 168 bridge (Caratoke Highway) to the southeast shore at a point 36 28.9045' N 76 07.8956' W.

(ii) New Bridge Creek - upstream (south) to a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 28.0046' N 76 06.3312' W; running southeasterly along US 168 bridge (Caratoke Highway) to the southeast shore to a point 36 27.9970' N 76 06.3243' W.

(iii) Cowells Creek - upstream (south) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 27.1571' N 76 04.5391' W; running easterly along US 168 bridge (Caratoke Highway) to the east shore to a point 36 27.1542' N 76 04.5128' W.

(iv) Buckskin Creek - upstream (southeast) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 27.1925' N 76 04.1671' W; running easterly along US 168 bridge (Caratoke Highway) to the east shore to a point 36 27.1989' N 76 04.1400' W.

(c) West Landing - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 30.9867' N 76 02.5868' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 31.0045' N 76 02.3780' W; and west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 31.5828' N 76 02.2977' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 31.5618' N 76 02.2870' W.

(2) Albemarle Sound Area:

(a) Big Flatty Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 09.3267' N 76 08.2562' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 08.9730' N 76 08.3175' W; including the following tributaries from the confluence with Big Flatty Creek in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(i) Chapel Creek - upstream (northwest) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 09.6689' N 76 09.9595' W; running southerly along SSR 1103 (Esclip Road) to the south shore to a point 36 09.6522' N 76 09.9612' W.

(ii) Mill Dam Creek - upstream (southwest) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 09.0094' N 76 10.1667' W; running southerly along SSR 1103 (Esclip Road) to the south shore to a point 36 08.9931' N 76 10.1611'W.

(b) Salmon Creek - southwest of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 00.4648' N 76 42.3513' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 00.3373' N 76 42.1499' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 02.4783' N 76 45.8164' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 02.4807' N 76 45.7906' W.

(c) Mackeys (Kendrick) Creek - southeast of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 56.3806' N 76 36.4356' W; running southwesterly to the south shore to a point 35 56.3122' N 76 36.4613' W; and northwest of a line beginning on the southwest shore at a point 35 52.5564' N 76 37.0968' W; running northeasterly along SSR 1122 bridge (Buncombe Avenue) to the northeast shore to a point 35 52.5470' N 76 37.1113' W; including the following tributary from its confluence with Mackeys Creek in the direction indicated to the specified boundary: Main Canal - upstream (southeast) to a line beginning on the southwest shore at a point 35 52.8229' N 76 36.6916' W; running northeasterly along SSR 1122 (Buncombe Avenue) to the northeast shore to a point 35 52.8390' N 76 36.6708' W.

(d) Deep Creek (Washington County) - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 56.1291' N 76 23.1179' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 56.0744' N 76 23.1230' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 55.4610' N 76 25.3996' W; running southerly along SSR 1302 bridge (Pea Ridge Road) to the south shore to a point 35 55.4323' N 76 25.3974' W; and east of line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 55.7173' N 76 25.3848' W; running southerly along SSR 1302 bridge (Pea Ridge Road) to the south shore to a point 35 55.6863' N 76 25.3957' W.

(e) Banton (Bunton or Maybell) Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 56.0552' N 76 22.0664' W; running northeasterly to the east shore to a point 35 56.1151' N 76 21.8760' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 55.6117' N 76 22.2463' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 55.6128' N 76 22.2126' W.

(f) Tom Mann Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 58.5296' N 75 52.8982' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 58.5175' N 75 53.6851' W.

(g) Peter Mashoes Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 57.2344' N 75 48.3087' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 56.7805' N 75 48.3563' W.

(3) North River, including Indiantown Creek and other designated tributaries - main stem waters west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 18.7703' N 75 58.7384' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 18.4130' N 75 58.7228' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 21.7982' N 76 07.0726' W; running easterly along US 158 bridge to the east shore to a point 36 21.8030' N 76 07.0612' W; including the following tributary from the confluence with North River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary: Crooked Creek - upstream (west) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 18.7171' N 76 01.4361' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 18.7002' N 76 01.4296' W.

(4) North River Area: Bump Landing Creek - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 19.3757' N 75 57.9057' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 19.2496' N 75 57.9107' W; and west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 19.4049' N 75 57.4963' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 19.3830' N 75 57.5098' W.

(a) Narrow Ridges Creek - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 18.3249' N 75 57.8910' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 18.1388' N 75 57.9029' W; and west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 18.1566' N 75 57.4879' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 18.1221' N 75 57.5095' W.

(b) Great Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 18.1045' N 75 58.4289' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 17.9882' N 75 58.4458' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 17.1310' N 76 00.3414'W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 17.1163' N 76 00.3310' W. On the north shore of Great Creek within the fourth tributary: south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 18.1729' N 75 58.9137' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 18.1640' N 75 58.9022' W.

(c) Deep Creek - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 17.1576' N 75 56.7594' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 16.9846' N 75 56.6802' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 17.9515' N 75 56.5174' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 17.9523' N 75 56.5042' W.

(d) Public Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 17.2462' N 75 58.2774' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 17.2121' N 75 58.2788' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 17.1661' N 75 58.6059' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 17.1574' N 75 58.6003' W.

(5) Pasquotank River including designated tributaries - main stem waters north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 18.0769' N 76 13.0979' W; running easterly along the south side of the US 158 bridge to the east shore to a point 36 18.0594' N 76 12.9620' W and south of a line at South Mills beginning on the west shore at a point 36 26.7432' N 76 19.6666' W; running easterly along US 17 business (Main Street) to the east shore to a point 36 26.7642' N 76 19.5932' W; and southeast of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 36 26.1777' N 76 22.1079' W; running southwesterly to the southwest shore to a point 36 26.1693' N 76 22.1257' W; including the following tributaries from their confluence with the Pasquotank River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(a) Joyce Creek - upstream (northeast) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 26.8329' N 76 17.6174' W; running southwesterly along SSR 1224 bridge (Old Swamp Road) to the south shore to a point 36 26.8103' N 76 17.6193' W.

(b) Sawyers Creek - upstream (northeast) to a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 36 21.7237' N 76 10.2841' W; running southwesterly along SSR 1203 bridge (Scotland Road) to the southwestern shore to a point 36 21.7115' N 76 10.3041' W.

(c) Knobbs Creek - upstream (northwest) to a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 18.5172' N 76 14.5920' W; running southeasterly along SSR 1309 bridge (Main Street Extended) to the southeast shore to a point 36 18.4973' N 76 14.5729' W.

(6) Pasquotank River Area:

(a) Charles Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 17.8090' N 76 13.0732' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 17.8024' N 76 13.0407' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 17.4713' N 76 13.2227' W; running southeasterly along NC 34 (Road Street) to the southeast shore to a point 36 17.4565' N 76 13.2140' W.

(b) Areneuse Creek and Mill Dam Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 17.3133' N 76 08.1655' W; running southeasterly along NC 343 bridge to the east shore to a point 36 17.1328' N 76 07.6269' W; and southwest of a line beginning on the west shore of Mill Dam Creek at a point 36 18.5994' N 76 07.8672' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 18.5991' N 76 07.8379' W; and southwest of a line beginning on the northwest shore of Areneuse Creek at a point 36 18.0342' N 76 06.9433' W, running southeasterly along NC 343 bridge to the southeast shore to a point 36 18.0196' N 76 06.9245' W.

(c) Portohonk Creek - northeast of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 15.0519' N 76 05.2793' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 15.0391' N 76 05.2532' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 16.2809' N 76 04.8223' W; running easterly along NC 343 bridge to the east shore to a point 36 16.2794' N 76 04.8051' W.

(d) New Begun Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 13.3298' N 76 08.2878' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 13.0286' N 76 08.1820' W; and southeast of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 36 12.5577' N 76 10.3998' W; running southwesterly along NC 34 bridge (Weeksville Road) to the southwest shore to a point 36 12.5467' N 76 10.4186' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 36 12.3280' N 76 10.4934' W; running northwesterly to the northwest shore to a point 36 12.3067' N 76 10.5438' W.

(7) Little River including designated tributaries - main stem wasters northwest of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 12.2950' N 76 17.1405' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 12.5237' N 76 16.9418' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 16.9826' N 76 23.1763' W; running easterly along SSR 1223 (Five Bridges Road, Perquimans County) and SSR 1303 (Cherry Glade Road, Pasquotank County) bridge to the east shore to a point 36 16.9840' N 76 23.1570' W; including the following tributary from the confluence with Little River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary: Halls Creek - upstream (northeast) to a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 3613.2067' N 76 16.5769' W; running southeasterly along SSR 1140 (Halls Creek Road) to the southeast shore to a point 36 13.1944' N 76 16.5523' W.

(8) Little River Area:

(a) Deep Creek - southwest of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 11.0945' N 76 16.6717' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 10.7510' N 76 16.2258' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 10.2553' N 76 18.7639' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 10.2633' N 76 18.7267' W.

(b) Symonds Creek - northeast of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 10.2898' N 76 14.1801' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 10.2042' N 76 14.0368' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 11.4843' N 76 13.7218' W; running easterly along SSR 1100 bridge (Nixonton Road) to the east shore to a point 36 11.4839' N 76 13.7028' W.

(9) Perquimans River including designated tributaries - main stem waters southwest of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 11.6569' N 76 28.0055' W; running southeasterly along the US 17 business bridge (Church Street) to the east shore to a point 36 11.6123' N 76 27.9382' W; and west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 18.8942' N 76 31.1905' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 18.8723' N 76 31.1734' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 18.9514' N 76 32.6510' W; running easterly along SSR 1202 bridge (Perry Bridge Road) to the east shore to a point 36 18.9361' N 76 32.6584' W; including the following tributary from the confluence with the Perquimans River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary: Goodwin Creek - upstream (west) to a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 11.2807' N 76 33.6243' W; running southerly along SSR 1110 bridge (Center Hill Highway) to the southeast shore to a point 36 11.2585' N 76 33.5755' W; and north to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 11.0494' N 76 32.3409' W; running easterly along SSR 1110 bridge (Center Hill Highway) to the east shore to a point 36 11.0383' N 76 32.2780' W.

(10) Perquimans River Area:

(a) Mill Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 11.9757' N 76 27.5752' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 11.9766' N 76 27.2511' W; and southwest of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 13.2910' N 76 26.6778' W; running southeasterly along SSR 1214 bridge (Lake Road) to the southeast shore to a point 36 13.2762' N 76 26.6580' W.

(b) Walter's Creek - southwest of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 11.1305' N 76 27.9185' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 11.0224' N 76 27.6626' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 36 10.0498' N 76 28.4208' W; running southwesterly along US 17 to the southwest shore to a point 36 10.0408' N 76 28.4354' W.

(c) Suttons Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 10.0394' N 76 23.7945' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 09.9325' N 76 23.5263' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 11.5101' N 76 23.6253' W; running easterly along SSR 1300 bridge (New Hope Road) to the east shore to a point 36 11.5081' N 76 23.6060' W.

(d) Jackson (Cove) Creek - northeast of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 08.4642' N 76 20.3324' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 08.4159' N 76 20.2890' W; and southwest of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 08.6083' N 76 20.1512' W; running southeasterly to the southeast shore to a point 36 08.6007' N 76 20.1312' W.

(e) Muddy Creek - northwest of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 07.0381' N 76 17.1350' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 07.0218' N 76 17.1226' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 07.5922' N 76 16.8153' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 07.5933' N 76 16.7757' W.

(11) Yeopim River including designated tributaries - main stem waters west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 05.4526' N 76 27.7651' W; running southerly to the south shore to Norcum Point 36 05.1029' N 76 27.7120' W; and southeast of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 05.1202' N 76 29.5050' W; running southwesterly to a point 36 05.0644' N 76 29.5586' W; and running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 05.0571' N 76 29.4657' W; including the following tributaries from the confluence with Yeopim River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(a) Yeopim Creek - upstream (north) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 07.4416' N 76 26.4833' W; running easterly along SSR 1347 (Holiday Island Road) to the east shore to a point 36 07.4409' N 76 26.4667' W.

(b) Bethel Creek - upstream (north) to a line beginning on the southwest shore at a point 36 07.1208' N 76 29.3581' W; running northeasterly to the northeast shore to a point 36 07.1724' N 76 29.2818' W.

(c) Burnt Mill Creek - upstream (northwest) to a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 36 05.7727' N 76 32.6234' W; running southwesterly along US 17 to the southwest shore to a point 36 05.7663' N 76 32.6374' W.

(d) Middleton Creek - upstream (southeast) to a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 04.2913' N 76 30.2613' W; running southeasterly along SSR 1100 bridge (Drummond Point Road) to the southeast shore to a point 36 04.2813' N 76 30.2460' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 04.0714' N 76 29.5779' W; running southeasterly along SSR 1100 (Drummond Point Road) to the southeast shore to a point 36 04.0639' N 76 29.5583' W.

(12) Edenton Bay Area:

(a) Pembroke Creek (Pollock Swamp) - northwest of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 03.2819' N 76 37.0138' W; running northeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 03.4185' N 76 36.6783' W; and west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 08.1216' N 76 37.7846' W; running southerly along SSR 1316 bridge (Greenhall Road) to the south shore to a point 36 08.1035' N 76 37.7818' W.

(b) Queen Anne Creek - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 03.3757' N 76 36.3629' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 03.3551' N 76 36.3574' W; and southwest of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 03.5719' N 76 35.0968' W; running southeasterly along NC 32 bridge (Yeopim Road) to the southeast shore to a point 36 03.5659' N 76 35.0796' W.

(13) Chowan River Area:

(a) Buckhorn Creek (Hertford County) - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 31.9519' N 76 55.2580' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 31.9628' N 76 55.2429' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 31.9443' N 76 55.8902' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 31.9099' N 76 55.8904' W.

(b) Somerton Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 31.7177' N 76 54.8327' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 31.7143' N 76 54.7810' W; and south of the NC/VA state line.

(c) Meherrin River Area:

(i) Vaughan's Creek (Kirby's Creek) - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 28.3541' N 77 05.6259' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 28.3307' N 77 05.6369' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 28.7019' N 77 08.7566' W; running southerly along SSR 1362 bridge (Watson Mill Road) to the south shore to a point 36 28.6834' N 77 08.7593' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 28.0921' N 77 08.5719' W; running southeasterly along SSR 1362 bridge (Watson Mill Road) to the southeast shore to a point 36 28.0787' N 77 08.5557' W. Turkey Creek - from the confluence with Vaughan's Creek upstream; and northeast of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 27.8047' N 77 07.7316' W; running southeasterly along SSR 1363 (Turkey Branch Road, Northampton County) and SSR 1300 bridge (Wise Store Road, Hertford County) to the southeast shore to a point 36 27.7957' N 77 07.7170' W.

(ii) Potecasi Creek - southwest of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 26.1234' N 76 57.5262' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 26.1005' N 76 57.4960' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 22.1250' N 77 05.3109' W; running southerly along SSR 1160 bridge (Spring Avenue) to the south shore to a point 36 22.1035' N 77 05.3220' W.

(A) Old Tree Swamp - from the confluence with Potecasi Creek upstream to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 22.5909' N 77 04.0382' W; running easterly along SSR 1167 bridge (Beaver Dam Road) to the east shore to a point 36 22.5895' N 77 04.0192' W.

(B) Cutawhiskie Creek - from the confluence with Potecasi Creek upstream to a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 21.2751' N 77 04.3761' W; running southeasterly along SSR 1137 bridge (Liverman Mill Road) to the southeast shore to a point 36 21.2583' N - 77 04.3461' W.

(d) Mud Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 23.5134' N 76 53.9131' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 23.5132' N 76 53.8815' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 23.6287' N 76 53.8782' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 23.5943' N 76 53.8784' W.

(e) Catherine Creek (Hertford County) - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 22.9579' N 76 53.1994' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 22.9456' N 76 53.1742' W; and north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 22.7142' N 76 53.1872' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 22.7209' N 76 53.1631' W.

(f) Buckhorn Creek (Run Off Swamp)(Gates County) - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 22.9682' N 76 51.9172' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 22.9614' N 76 51.8870' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 23.3321' N 76 52.0233' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 23.3101' N 76 52.0244' W.

(g) Spikes Creek - northwest of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 22.6515' N 76 50.8882' W; running northeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 22.6684' N 76 50.8493' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 22.9574' N 7651.4953' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 22.9419' N 76 51.4959' W.

(h) Barnes Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 21.8820' N 76 48.6419' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 21.8978' N 76 48.5902' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 22.8208' N 76 50.0931' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 22.7839' N 76 50.0941' W.

(i) Shingle (Island) Creek - north of a line beginning on the north shore of the western most entrance into Chowan River at a point 36 21.8449' N 76 48.0940' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 21.7831' N 76 48.0427' W. At the eastern most entrance to the creek: north of a line beginning of the west shore at a point 36 21.8469' N 76 47.2668' W; running northeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 21.9062' N 76 47.1862' W.

(j) Sarem Creek - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 21.7259' N 76 46.4085' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 21.6748' N 76 46.4392' W; and southeast of a line beginning on the southwest shore at a point 36 25.0514' N 76 49.4791' W; running northeasterly along SSR 1118 bridge (Taylors Road) to the northeast shore to a point 36 25.0710' N 76 49.4657' W; including the following tributary from the confluence with Sarem Creek in the direction indicated to the specified boundary: Cole Creek - upstream (northeast) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 24.5075' N 76 47.0641' W; running easterly along NC 37 bridge to the east shore to a point 36 24.5048' N 76 47.0397' W.

(k) Hodges Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 21.2459' N 76 46.3421' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 21.1823' N 76 46.3243' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 21.1597' N 76 46.6073' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 21.1309' N 76 46.6084' W.

(l) Wiccacon River including designated tributaries - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 20.5439' N 76 45.4550' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 20.4684' N 76 45.3392' W; and east of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 36 19.0196' N 76 53.5596' W; running southwesterly to the southwest shore to a point 36 18.9936' N 76 53.5751' W; including the following tributaries from their confluence with Wiccacon River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(i) Ahoskie Creek - upstream (south) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 16.4860' N 76 54.1172' W; running easterly along NC 561 to the east shore to a point 36 16.4796' N 76 54.0933' W.

(ii) Chinkapin Creek - upstream (southwest) to a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 15.1763' N 76 50.9758' W; running southeasterly along SSR 1432 bridge (Big Mill Road) to the southeast shore to a point 36 15.1671' N 76 50.9567' W.

(m) Beef Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 20.3235' N 76 44.6401' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 20.3070' N 76 44.5797' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 20.9720' N 76 44.7930' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 21.0058' N 76 44.7931' W.

(n) Goose Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 19.5838' N 76 44.5971' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 19.5375' N 76 44.5925' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 19.9806' N 76 45.2656' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 19.9799' N 76 45.2356' W.

(o) Swain Mill (Taylor Pond) Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 18.5808' N 76 43.4729' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 18.5616' N 76 43.4706' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 18.5029' N 76 43.5882' W; running southeasterly along SSR 1441 bridge (Swain Mill Road) to the southeast shore to a point 36 18.4906' N 76 43.5694' W.

(p) Bennetts Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 18.3499' N 76 42.0286' W; running northeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 18.4057' N 76 41.6986' W; and southwest of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 25.9349' N 76 41.9859' W; running southeasterly along the Merchants Mill Pond Dam to the southeast shore to a point 36 25.9154' N 76 41.9530' W.

(q) Catherine Creek including designated tributaries -main stem waters northeast of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 18.1011' N 76 41.1286' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 17.9413' N 76 40.8627' W; including the following tributaries from the confluence with Catherine Creek in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(i) Trotman Creek - upstream (northwest) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 20.8213' N 76 38.1714' W; running southerly along NC 32 bridge to the south shore to a point 36 20.7989' N 76 38.1646' W.

(ii) Warwick Creek - upstream (northeast) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 19.8212' N 76 38.0409' W; running southerly along NC 32 bridge to the south shore to a point 36 19.7833' N 76 38.0235' W.

(r) Stumpy Creek - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 16.6440' N 76 40.4251' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 16.6255' N 76 40.4196' W; and west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 16.7331' N 76 39.9154' W; running southerly along SSR 1232 bridge (Cannon Ferry Road) to the south shore to a point 36 16.7220' N 76 39.9220' W.

(s) Dillard (Indian) Creek - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 14.2234' N 76 41.5901' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 14.2023' N 76 41.5855' W; and west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 13.7727' N 76 40.3878' W; running southerly along SSR 1226 (Dillards Mill Road) to the south shore to a point 36 13.7592' N 76 40.3875' W.

(t) Keel (Currituck) Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 14.1245' N 76 44.1961' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 14.0899' N 76 43.8533' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 15.2755' N 76 43.5077' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 15.2746' N 76 43.4750' W.

(u) Rocky Hock Creek - east of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 06.5662' N 76 41.3108' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 36 06.6406' N 76 41.4512' W; and southwest of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 08.3485' N 76 39.9790' W; running southeasterly along the face of Bennett Mill Pond Dam to the southeast shore to a point 36 08.3353' N 76 39.9603' W.

(14) Cashie River including designated tributaries - main stem waters west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 54.7865' N 76 49.0521' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 54.6691' N 76 49.0553' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 05.7521' N 77 04.0494' W; running southerly along SSR 1260 bridge (Republican Road) to the south shore to a point 36 05.7171' N 77 04.0344' W; including the following tributaries from their confluence with Cashie River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(a) Connarista Swamp - upstream (north) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 06.4489' N 77 02.4658' W; running easterly along SSR 1221 bridge (Charles Taylor Road) to the east shore to a point 36 06.4501' N 77 02.4236' W.

(b) Whiteoak Swamp - upstream (northeast) to a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 04.6654' N 76 58.5841' W; running southeasterly along US 13 to the southeast shore to a point 36 04.6480' N 76 58.5676' W.

(c) Chiska Creek - upstream (west) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 02.5659' N 77 02.3636' W; running southerly along SSR 1112 bridge (Roquist Pocosin Road) to the south shore to a point 36 02.5463' N 77 02.3730' W.

(d) Hoggard Mill Creek - upstream (north) to a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 01.5828' N 76 56.9799' W; running southeasterly along the Hoggard Mill Pond Dam to the southeast shore to a point 36 01.5479' N 76 56.9556' W.

(e) Roquist Creek - upstream (west) to a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 36 00.6453' N 77 02.8441' W; running southwesterly along SSR 1112 bridge (Roquist Pocosin Road) to the southwest shore to a point 36 00.6119' N 77 02.8719' W.

(f) Wading Place Creek - upstream (east) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 58.1755' N 76 53.0010' W; running easterly along NC 308 bridge (Cooper Hill Road) to the east shore to a point 35 58.1631' N 76 52.9542' W.

(15) Cashie River Area:

(a) Broad Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 55.0568' N 76 45.2632' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 55.0543' N 76 45.1309' W.

(b) Grennel Creek - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 3555.3147' N 76 44.5010' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 55.2262' N 76 44.5495' W.

(c) Cashoke Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 56.2934' N 76 44.1769' W; running southwesterly to the south shore to a point 35 56.2623' N 76 44.1993' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 56.3383' N 76 44.5958' W; running southerly along NC 45 bridge to the south shore to a point 35 56.2839' N 76 44.5836' W.

(16) Roanoke River including designated tributaries - main stem waters northwest of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 12.5264' N 77 23.0223' W; running northeasterly along the south side of the US 258 bridge to the east shore to a point 36 12.5674' N 77 22.9724' W; to the base of the Roanoke Rapids Dam; including the following tributary from the confluence with Roanoke River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary: Bridgers Creek - upstream (northeast) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 15.0786' N 77 22.3766' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 15.0846' N 77 22.3083' W.

(17) Roanoke River Area:

(a) Kehukee Swamp - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 05.1942' N 77 18.9596' W; running southwesterly to the south shore to a point 36 05.1670' N 77 18.9761' W; and south of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 36 05.7019' N 77 19.3686' W; running southwesterly to the southwest shore to a point 36 05.6909' N 77 19.3902' W.

(b) Wire Gut - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 00.9580' N 77 13.0755' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 00.9542' N 77 13.0320' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 01.4294' N 77 13.6239' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 01.3873' N 77 13.6270' W.

(c) Apple Tree Creek - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 00.4174' N 77 12.3252' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 36 00.3987' N 77 12.3088' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 36 02.3508' N 77 13.6900' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 36 02.3497' N 77 13.6055' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 01.9425' N 77 12.4225' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 36 01.9066' N 77 12.4222' W.

(d) Indian Creek - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 59.0794' N 77 11.4926' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 59.0597' N 77 11.4967' W; and southwest of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 36 03.5103' N 77 10.6537' W; running southeasterly along SSR 1108 bridge (Indian Woods Road) to the southeast shore to a point 36 03.4917' N 77 10.6402' W; and west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 02.3940' N 77 09.3722' W; running southerly along SSR 1108 bridge (Indian Woods Road) to the south shore to a point 36 02.3787' N 77 09.3711' W.

(e) Prices Gut - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 57.3701' N 77 11.9815' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 57.3552' N 77 11.9796' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 57.4077' N 77 12.0401' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 57.3763' N 77 12.0135' W.

(f) Rainbow Gut - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 55.9334' N 77 11.3246' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 55.9275' N 77 11.3136' W.

(g) Coniott Creek including designated tributaries - main stem waters west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 56.6562' N 77 04.2860' W; running southwesterly to the south shore to a point 35 56.6397' N 77 04.3066' W; and southeast of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 35 59.4139' N 77 08.2158' W; running southwesterly along SSR 1122 bridge (Broad Neck Road) to the southwest shore to a point 35 59.3976' N 77 08.2491' W; including the following tributary from the confluence with Coniott Creek in the direction indicated to the specified boundary: Frog Level Swamp - upstream to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 58.0087' N 77 06.3447' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 57.9223' N 77 06.3483' W.

(h) Conoho Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 52.5439' N 77 02.6673' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 52.5407' N 77 02.6280' W; and southeast of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 35 58.3271' N 77 17.6825' W; running southwesterly along NC 11 bridge to the southwest shore to a point 35 58.3096' N 77 17.7006' W.

(i) Sweetwater Creek including designated tributaries - main stem east of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 51.6464' N 77 00.5090' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 35 51.6252' N 77 00.4879' W; and northwest of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 35 48.6186' N 77 02.0173' W; running southwesterly along SSR 1501 bridge (Big Mill Road) to the southwest shore to a point 35 48.5968' N 77 02.0311' W; including the following tributary from the confluence with Sweetwater Creek in the direction indicated to the specified boundary: Peter Swamp - upstream (southeast) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 49.0798' N 77 00.2510' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 49.0705' N 77 00.2118' W.

(j) Unnamed Tributary (upstream of Old Mill Creek) - northwest of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 35 53.9775' N 76 56.6431' W; running southwesterly to the southwest shore to a point 35 53.9913' N 76 56.6238' W; and southeast of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 35 54.1143' N 76 56.8761' W; running southwesterly along SSR 1542 bridge (Bertie County) to the southwest shore to a point 35 54.0927' N 76 56.8956' W.

(k) Old Mill Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 53.9483' N 76 55.3921' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 35 53.9378' N 76 55.3710' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 54.3010' N 76 55.0492' W; running easterly along SSR 1518 bridge (Bertie County) to the east shore to a point 35 54.3085' N 76 55.0164' W.

(l) Gardner Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 3550.1599' N 76 56.0211' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 50.1633' N 76 55.9899' W; and north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 48.4791' N 76 55.9768' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 48.4834' N 76 55.9378' W.

(m) Cut Cypress Creek - northeast of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 51.9465' N 76 53.5762' W; running southeasterly to the south shore to a point 35 51.9229' N 76 53.5556' W.

(n) Roses Creek - southeast of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 50.1683' N 76 50.9664' W; running southwesterly to the south shore to a point 35 50.1363' N 76 56.9907' W; and north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 49.5501' N 76 50.7358' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 49.5649' N 76 50.6674' W.

(o) Broad Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 52.5191' N 76 50.4235' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 52.4262' N 76 50.3791' W.

(p) Welch Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 51.8458' N 76 45.8381' W; running easterly along the shoreline and across the mouths of the three creek entrances to the east shore to a point 35 51.8840' N 76 45.6207' W; and north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 49.7473' N 76 47.1058' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 49.7506' N 76 47.0778' W.

(q) Conaby Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 55.3779' N 76 42.4401' W; and running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 55.3752' N 76 42.3408' W; north of a line beginning on the southwest shore at a point 35 51.6443' N 76 44.5188' W; running northeasterly to the northeast shore to a point 35 51.6538' N 76 44.4926' W.

(18) Scuppernong River including designated tributaries - main stem waters south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 54.0158' N 76 15.4605' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 54.0406' N 76 15.3007' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 51.6231' N 76 26.1210' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 51.5952' N 76 26.1178' W; including the following tributaries from their confluence with Scuppernong River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(a) First Creek (Rider's Creek) - upstream (south) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 53.5116' N 76 14.0222' W; running southerly along NC 94 bridge to the south shore to a point 35 53.4948' N 76 14.0125' W.

(b) Second Creek - upstream (south) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 53.0541' N 76 15.1132' W; running southerly along SSR 1105 (Bodwell Road) to the south shore to a point 35 53.0286' N 76 15.1211' W.

(c) Lake Phelps - all waters of Lake Phelps and the following main canals connecting to Scuppernong River:

(i) Moccasin Canal;

(ii) Western (Enoch) Canal;

(iii) Mountain Canal;

(iv) Thirty-foot Canal;

(v) Somerset (Old) Canal;

(vi) Batava (Minerva, Magnolia, Bonarva) Canal; and

(vii) Bee Tree Canal.

(19) Alligator River Area:

(a) Little Alligator River - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 56.7640' N 76 01.0299' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 55.9362' N 76 01.2492' W; and north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 56.4784' N 76 07.5433' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 56.4771' N 76 07.5076' W.

(b) East Lake - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 56.1676' N 75 55.2603' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 55.4727' N 75 55.5043' W; and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 58.6402' N 75 52.1855' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 58.5887' N 75 51.7080' W.

(c) Second Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 51.7616' N 76 03.5105' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 51.1317' N 76 03.8003' W.

(d) Milltail Creek - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 50.5192' N 75 58.6134' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 50.4956' N 75 58.6158' W; and northwest of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 35 47.7377' N 75 53.1295' W; running southwesterly to the southwest shore to a point 35 47.7180' N 75 53.1295' W.

(e) Whipping Creek and Lake - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 41.3930' N 76 00.2481' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 41.3717' N 76 00.2554' W; and west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 42.1737' N 75 57.6728' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 42.1570' N 75 57.6732' W.

(f) Swan Creek and Lake - east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 40.2674' N 76 00.7360' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 40.2420' N 76 00.7548' W.

(20) Alligator River including designated tributary - main stem waters west of a line beginning on the north shore at Cherry Ridge Landing at a point 35 42.2172' N 76 08.4686' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 42.1327' N 76 08.5002' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 36.0502' N 76 13.9734' W; running southerly along NC 94 to the south shore to a point 35 36.0300' N 76 13.9779' W; including the following tributary from the confluence with Alligator River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary: Northwest Fork - upstream (north) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 43.6826' N 76 11.9538' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 43.6495' N 76 11.9692' W.

(21) Croatan Sound Area:

(a) Spencer Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 51.4205' N 75 45.0645' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 51.3876' N 75 45.0640' W; and west of a line beginning on the north shore 35 51.5597' N 75 45.0141' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 51.4624' N 75 45.0498' W; and west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 51.6783' N 75 44.9125' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 51.5693' N 75 45.0109' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 52.5133' N 75 46.3070' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 52.4635' N 75 46.3110' W.

(b) Callaghan Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 51.1312' N 75 45.1327' W; running southwesterly to the south shore to a point 35 51.0953' N 75 45.1629' W; and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 50.0643' N 75 46.6041' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 50.0306' N 75 46.6034' W.

(22) Pamlico River Area:

(a) Chocowinity Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 30.4778' N 77 04.4049' W; running southerly to the east shore at a point 35 30.4692' N 77 04.3862' W; and north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 28.3423' N 77 05.0615' W; running easterly to the east shore at a point 35 28.3413' N 77 05.0334' W.

(b) Blounts Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 23.9524' N 76 58.0357' W; running easterly to the east shore at a point 35 23.9565' N 76 57.9576' W; and north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 22.3210' N 76 57.7210' W; running easterly along NC 33 to the east shore at a point 35 22.3080' N 76 57.6706' W; on Nancy Run, north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 22.7132' N 76 59.0317' W; running easterly along NC 33 to the east shore at a point 35 22.7064' N 76 59.0191' W; on Herring Run, north and west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 22.5435' N 76 56.9969' W; running southerly along SSR 1100 (Core Point Road) to the south shore at a point 35 22.5168' N 76 57.0063' W.

(c) Durham Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 21.5669' N 76 51.9166' W; running easterly along the SSR 1955 bridge (Durham Creek Lane) to the east shore at a point 35 21.5721' N 76 51.8621' W and north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 19.1959' N 76 52.3278' W; running southeasterly along NC 33 to the east shore at a point 35 19.1802' N 76 52.2947' W.

(d) Little Goose Creek - north and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 28.7258' N 76 55.8667' W; running southeasterly to the south shore at a point 35 28.5986' N 76 55.7922' W and west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 29.0329' N 76 54.2344' W; running southeasterly along SSR 1334 (Camp Leach Road) to the south shore at a point 35 29.0283' N 76 54.2228' W; and the unnamed northwest branch, south of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 29.4589' N 76 55.0263' W; running southwesterly to the south shore at a point 35 29.4492' N 76 55.0322' W.

(e) Broad Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 30.0451' N 76 57.6152' W; running easterly to the east shore at a point 35 30.0459' N 76 57.5318' W and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 32.1646' N 76 58.5193' W; running easterly along US 264 to the east shore at a point 35 32.1588' N 76 58.5048' W.

(f) Runyon Creek - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 32.1615' N 77 02.3606' W; running easterly along the NC 32 bridge (Park Drive) to the east shore at a point 35 32.1340' N 77 02.3438' W and south of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 33.0407' N 77 01.1497' W; running southeasterly to the south shore at a point 35 33.0260' N 77 01.1449' W.

(23) Tar River including designated tributaries - main stem waters west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 33.1993' N 77 05.3977' W; running southerly to the south shore at a point 35 32.9978' N 77 05.1529' W and east of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 57.6505' N 77 48.2537' W; running southeasterly along the Rocky Mount Mill Pond Dam to the south shore at a point 35 57.5997' N 77 48.1412' W; including the following tributaries from their confluence with Tar River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(a) Swift Creek - upstream (northwest) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 00.5829' N 77 39.9482' W; running southerly to the south shore at a point 36 00.5413' N 77 39.9616' W.

(b) Fishing Creek - upstream (northwest) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 36 08.0430' N 77 43.2829' W; running southerly to the south shore at a point 36 08.0173' N 77 43.2921' W; on Deep Creek, upstream (northeast) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 57.8688' N 77 27.2298' W; running southeasterly to the south shore at a point 35 57.8403' N 77 27.1890' W.

(c) Town Creek - upstream (west) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 48.4135' N 77 36.7687' W; running southwesterly to the south shore at a point 35 48.3728' N 77 36.7686' W.

(d) Otter Creek - upstream (west) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 43.2448' N 77 31.9013' W; running easterly to the east shore at a point 35 43.2385' N 77 31.8735' W.

(e) Tyson Creek - upstream (southwest) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 40.4470' N 77 30.7015' W; running easterly to the east shore at a point 35 40.4107' N 77 30.6075' W.

(f) Conetoe Creek - upstream (north and east) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 44.5315' N 77 29.1676' W; running southerly to the south shore at a point 35 44.5071' N 77 29.1894' W.

(g) Hardee Creek - upstream (southwest) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 35.6842' N 77 19.3857' W; running easterly to the east shore at a point 35 35.6781' N 77 19.3680' W.

(h) Chicod Creek - upstream (west) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 34.6186' N 77 14.0233' W; running southerly to the east shore at a point 35 34.5985' N 77 14.0169' W.

(i) Old Grindle Creek - upstream (north) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 35.3098' N 77 09.9461' W; running southerly along SSR 1565 (Grimesland Bridge Road) to the south shore at a point 35 35.2891' N 77 09.9511' W.

(j) Bear Creek - upstream (southwest) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 32.4699' N 77 07.4185' W; running easterly to the east shore at a point 35 32.4697' N 77 07.3758' W.

(24) Tranters Creek including designated tributaries - main stem waters north and west of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 33.1993' N 77 05.3978' W; running easterly to the east shore at a point 35 33.2408' N 77 05.0872' W and south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 45.7848' N 77 15.2294' W; running easterly to the east shore at a point 35 45.7905' N 77 15.1931' W; including the following tributaries from their confluence with Tranters Creek in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(a) Aggie Run - upstream (east) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 38.3433' N 77 05.5003' W; running southeasterly to the south shore at a point 35 38.2633' N 77 05.4097' W.

(b) Cherry Run - upstream (northeast) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 35.1560' N 77 04.0436' W; running southerly along US 17 to the south shore at a point 35 35.1404' N 77 04.0437' W.

(25) Lake Mattamuskeet - all waters and all inland manmade tributaries of Lake Mattamuskeet.

(26) Bay River Area: Trent Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 06.2738' N 76 43.1071' W; running easterly along the NC 55 bridge (Pamlico County) to the east shore to a point 35 06.2603' N 76 43.0741' W; and north of a line beginning on the southwest shore at a point 35 04.3545' N 76 42.8282' W; running northeasterly to the northeast shore to a point 35 04.3686' N 76 42.8117' W.

(27) Neuse River including designated tributaries - main stem waters south of a line beginning on the east shore at a point 35 47.9955' N 78 32.2902' W; running westerly along Milburnie Dam (Bridges Lake Dam) to the west shore to a point 35 48.0280' N 78 32.3989' W; and northwest of a line near Pitch Kettle Creek beginning on the north shore at a point 35 16.9793' N 77 15.5529' W; running south to the south shore to a point 35 16.9237' N 77 15.5461' W; including the following tributaries from their confluence with Neuse River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(a) Middle Creek - upstream (west) to a line beginning on the southwest shore at a point 35 30.4489' N 78 24.1072' W; running northeasterly along the NC 210 bridge (Johnston County) to the northeast shore to a point 35 30.4767' N 78 24.0676' W.

(b) Mill Creek - upstream (west) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 20.7619' N 78 20.0813' W; running southerly along the SSR 1185 bridge (Joyner Bridge Road) to the south shore to a point 35 20.7262' N 78 20.0938' W.

(c) Little River - upstream (northwest) to a line beginning on the southwest shore at a point 35 40.0035' N 78 15.5262' W; running northeasterly along the NC 42 bridge (Johnston County) to the northeast shore to a point 35 40.0142' N 78 15.5060' W.

(d) Walnut Creek - upstream (north) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 15.5439' N 77 52.5703' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 15.5407' N 77 52.5574' W.

(e) Bear Creek - upstream (north) to a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 35 21.1265' N 77 49.1500' W; running southwesterly to the southwest shore to a point 35 21.1125' N 77 49.1605' W.

(f) Falling Creek - upstream (northwest) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 15.6635' N 77 41.5862' W; running easterly along the US 70 bridge (Banks School Road) to the east shore to a point 35 15.6687' N 77 41.5540' W.

(g) Contentnea Creek - upstream (northwest) to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 34.1707' N 77 47.5396' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 34.1704' N 77 47.4966' W.

(h) Halfmoon Creek - upstream (southwest) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 19.1578' N 77 20.2050' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 19.1335' N 77 20.2036' W.

(i) Village Creek - upstream (southwest) to a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 35 18.4795' N 77 18.1037' W; running southwesterly to the southwest shore to a point 35 18.4603' N 77 18.1121' W.

(j) Kitten Creek - upstream (northwest) to include all waters.

(k) Core Creek - upstream (west) to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 10.7941' N 77 18.9102' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 10.7715' N 77 18.9012' W.

(l) Pitchkettle Creek - upstream (northwest) to include all waters.

(28) Neuse River Area:

(a) Turkey Quarter and Greens creeks - southeast of a line beginning on the west shore of Turkey Quarter Creek at a point 35 15.6738' N 77 14.6823' W; running southeasterly to the southeast shore of Turkey Quarter Creek to a point 35 15.6534' N 77 14.6470' W; and northwest of a line beginning on the north shore of Greens Creek at a point 35 14.1883' N 77 11.8862' W; running southwesterly to the southwest shore of Greens Creek to a point 35 14.1389' N 77 11.7535' W.

(b) Taylor Creek - northwest of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 14.3719' N 77 10.8050' W; running southwesterly to the south shore to a point 35 14.3300' N 77 10.8352' W.

(c) Pine Tree Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 12.6663' N 77 07.4285' W; running southwesterly to the south shore to a point 35 12.7033' N 77 07.3594' W and north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 12.8553' N 77 07.8300' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 12.8372' N 77 07.7934' W and north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 13.2012' N 77 08.7753' W; running southeasterly to the east shore to a point 35 13.1714' N 77 08.7071' W.

(d) Swift and Little Swift creeks - north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 11.5972' N 77 06.0562' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 11.5816' N 77 05.9861' W for both creeks and south of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 35 17.8175' N 77 08.9421' W; running southwesterly along the SSR 1440 bridge (Streets Ferry Road) to the southwest shore to a point 35 17.8027' N 77 08.9529' W for Swift Creek; and southwest of two lines, one beginning on the northwest shore of Fisher Swamp at a point 35 14.6533' N 77 03.9072' W; running southeasterly to the southeast shore to a point 35 14.6322' N 77 03.8983' W; and the other beginning on the northwest shore of Little Swift Creek at a point 35 14.1315' N 77 03.6823' W; running southeasterly along the SR 1627 bridge (Craven County) to the southeast shore to a point 35 14.1179' N 77 03.6676' W for Little Swift Creek.

(e) Bachelor Creek - west of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 3509.0099' N 77 04.5858' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 08.9085' N 77 04.7172' W and east of a line at Rollover Creek beginning on the north shore at a point 35 07.9194' N 77 11.9438' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 07.8931' N 77 11.9445' W.

(f) Trent River Area:

(i) Brice Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 02.1261' N 77 02.1243' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 02.1268' N 77 02.1015' W and north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 59.7828' N - 77 00.0710' W; running easterly along the SSR 1101 bridge (County Line Road) to the east shore to a point 34 59.7789' N - 77 00.0534' W.

(ii) Mill Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 00.4595' N 77 12.8427' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 35 00.4593' N 77 12.8160' W; and north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 59.8881' N 77 12.8536' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 34 59.8878' N 77 12.8368' W.

(iii) Mill Run - southwest of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 35 00.3766' N 77 16.8680' W;running southeasterly along the NC 58 bridge (Jones County) to the southeast shore to a point 35 00.3654' N 77 16.8487' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 35 00.0929' N 77 17.3282' W; running southeasterly to the southeast shore to a point 35 00.0740' N 77 17.3024' W.

(g) Trent River including all the waters of Jumping Creek - main stem waters southwest of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 01.9478' N 77 15.6377' W; running easterly along the SSR 1121 bridge (Oak Grove Road) to the east shore to a point 35 01.9506' N 77 15.6095' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the northeast shore at a point 35 04.0759' N 77 35.3891' W; running southwesterly along the SSR 1153 bridge (Vine Swamp Road) to the southwest shore to a point 35 04.0624' N 77 35.4063' W; including all the waters of Jumping Creek.

(h) Upper Broad Creek - northwest of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 06.8922' N 76 56.3911' W, running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 06.8623' N 76 56.3916' W and southeast of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 35 08.3197' N 76 58.7314' W; running easterly along the NC 55 bridge at the Craven and Pamlico county line to the east shore to a point 35 08.3209' N 76 58.6753' W.

(i) Beard Creek - northwest of a line beginning on the north shore at a point 35 02.6853' N 76 52.3346' W; running southerly to the south shore to a point 35 02.6663' N 76 52.3351' W and southeast of line beginning on the southwest shore at a point 35 03.7198' N 76 52.6024' W; running northeasterly along the SSR 1115 bridge (Pamlico County) to the northeast shore to a point 35 03.7258' N 76 52.5942' W.

(j) Dawson Creek - northwest of a line beginning on the southwest shore at a point 35 01.8352' N 76 47.4672' W; running northeasterly to the northeast shore to a point 35 01.8475' N 76 47.4283' W; and southeast of a line beginning on the southwest shore of Fork Run at a point 35 02.1112' N 76 48.3083' W; running northeasterly along the SSR 1005 bridge (Pamlico County) to the northeast shore of Fork Run to a point 35 02.1206' N 76 48.2922' W.

(k) Slocum Creek:

(i) Southwest Prong - southwest of a line beginning on the northwest shore at a point 34 53.1520' N 76 55.8540' W; running southeasterly along the SSR 1746 bridge (Greenfield Heights Boulevard) to the southeast shore to a point 34 53.1369' N 76 55.8460' W; and northeast of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 51.5981' N 76 57.1687' W; running easterly to the east shore to a point 34 51.5935' N 76 57.1229' W.

(ii) East Prong - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 52.9687' N 76 54.5195' W; running easterly along the NC 101 bridge (Fontana Boulevard) to the east shore to a point 34 52.9680' N 76 54.5020' W.

(l) Hancock Creek - south of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 52.1403' N 76 50.8518' W; running easterly along the NC 101 bridge (Craven County) to the east shore to a point 34 52.1412' N 76 50.8382' W.

(29) White Oak River - main stem waters north and west of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 48.1466' N 77 11.4711' W; running easterly to a point on the west shore 34 48.1620' N 77 11.4244' W; and south and east of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34. 53.5120' N 77 51.4013' W; running easterly to a point on the east shore 34 53.5009' N 77 14.0194' W; including the following tributaries from their confluence with White Oak River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(a) Holston Creek - east to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 3449.6284' N 77 09.3783' W; running southerly to shore at a point 34 49.6177' N 77 09.3670' W.

(b) Grant's Creek - west to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 3447.9302' N 77 12.8060' W; running southerly along SSR 1434 bridge (Belgrade-Swansboro Road) to a point on the south shore 34 47.9185' N 77 12.7954' W.

(30) New River - main stem waters north of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 45.1654' N 77 26.1222' W; running easterly along the US Highway 17 bridge to a point on the east shore 34 45.2007' N 77 25.9790' W; and south of a line beginning at a point on the west shore 34 50.5818' N 77 30.1735' W running easterly along the SSR 1316 bridge (Rhodestown Road) to a point on the east shore 34 50.5951' N 77 30.1534' W.

(31) Northeast and Little Northeast Creeks - north and east of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 44.0778' N 77 21.2640' W; running southeasterly along the railroad bridge to a point on the east shore 34 44.0446' N 77 21.2126' W; and west of a line beginning on the north shore 34 44.9055' N 77 19.7541' W; running southerly along SSR 1406 bridge (Piney Green Road) to a point on the south shore 34 44.8881' N 77 19.7649' W.

(32) Northeast Cape Fear River - main stem waters north of a line beginning at a point on the west shore 34 26.5658' N 77 50.0871' W; running northeasterly along the NC 210 bridge to a point on the east shore 34 26.6065' N 77 49.9955' W and south of a line beginning on the west shore 34 38.7667' N 77 52.3417' W running easterly along SSR 1318 bridge (Croomsbridge Road) to a point on the east shore 34 38.7744' N 77 52.3093' W; including the following tributaries from their confluence with the Northeast Cape Fear River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(a) Burgaw Creek - west to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 32.4670' N 77 51.1705' W; running southerly along SSR 1411 bridge (Stag Park Road) to a point on the south shore 34 32.4567' N 77 51.1711' W.

(b) Pike Creek - west to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 28.7928' N 77 52.5148' W; running southerly along SSR 1411 bridge (Ashton Lake Road) to a point on the south shore 34 28.7882' N 77 52.5261' W.

(c) Merrick Creek - north and east to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 26.8264' N 77 48.1948' W; running southerly along NC 210 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 26.8028' N 77 48.1797' W.

(d) Island Creek - south and east to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 22.0359' N 77 48.9107' W; running easterly along SSR 1002 bridge (Holly Shelter Road) to a point on the east shore 34 22.0213' N 77 48.8854' W.

(e) Prince George Creek - south and east to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 20.6773' N 77 54.2113' W; running southerly along NC 133 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 20.6659' N 77 54.2170' W.

(f) Turkey Creek - north and east to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 23.8546' N 77 54.7872' W; running southerly along NC 133 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 23.8429' N 77 54.7772' W.

(g) Long Creek - north and west to a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 26.3494' N 78 01.5716' W; running easterly along NC 210 bridge to a point on the east shore 34 26.3500' N 78 01.5396' W.

(33) Black River - north and west of a line beginning on the west shore at a point 34 22.0783' N 78 04.4123' W; running easterly to a point on the east shore 34 21.9950' N 78 04.2864' W and south and east of a line beginning at a point on the north shore 34 42.5285' N 78 15.8178' W; running southerly to a point on the south shore 34 42.5008' N 78 15.7972' W. South River - south and east of a line beginning at a point on the west shore 34 38.4120' N 78 18.7075' W; running easterly along SSR 1007 bridge (Ennis Bridge Road) to a point on the east shore 34 38.4080' N 78 18.6727' W.

(34) Cape Fear River - main stem waters north and west of a line at Lock and Dam #1 beginning on the west shore at a point 34 24.2628' N 78 17.6390' W; running easterly to a point on the east shore 34 24.2958' N 78 17.5634' W and south and east of a line beginning at a point on the west shore 35 24.8404' N 78 49.4267' W; running easterly to a point on the east shore 35 24.8833' N 78 49.3288' W; including the following tributaries from their confluence with the Cape Fear River in the direction indicated to the specified boundary:

(a) Brown's Creek - south and west to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 36.8641' N 78 35.0917' W; running southerly along NC 87 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 36.8477' N 78 35.0731' W.

(b) Hammond Creek - south and west to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 34.032' N 78 30.3542' W; running southerly along NC 87 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 34.0142' N 78 30.3397' W.

(c) Steep Run - south and west to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 25.5019' N 78 20.9934' W; running southerly along NC 87 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 25.4742' N 78 20.9549' W.

(d) Wayman's Creek - south and west to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 22.4396' N 78 16.3904' W; running southerly along NC 87 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 22.4287' N 78 16.3723' W.

(e) Livingston Creek - south to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 19.5405' N 78 12.9889' W; running southerly along NC 87 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 19.5128' N 78 12.9727' W.

(f) Hood Creek - south and west to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 18.6658' N 78 07.1988' W; running southerly along NC 87 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 18.6612' N 78 07.1741' W.

(g) Indian Creek - west to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 17.7383' N 78 02.6706' W; running southerly along SSR 1453 bridge (Brunswick County) to a point on the south shore 34 17.7210' N 78 02.6697' W.

(h) Sturgeon Creek - west to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 14.6391' N 78 01.8154' W; running southerly to a point on the south shore 34 14.5918' N 78 01.7941' W.

(i) Mill Creek - north and west of Sturgeon Creek to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 15.2342' N 78 01.6370' W; running southerly to a point on the south shore 34 15.2024' N 78 01.6525' W.

(j) Alligator Creek - north of the Brunswick River to the origin of the Creek excluding the dredged portions of the Creek.

(k) Jackeys Creek - west of the Brunswick River to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 11.9672' N 77 58.8303' W; running southerly along the NC 133 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 11.9544' N 77 58.8307' W.

(l) Mallory Creek - west of the Brunswick River to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 10.0530' N 77 58.5927' W; running southerly along the NC Highway 133 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 10.0351' N 77 58.5942' W.

(m) Town Creek - west to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 09.4084' N 78 05.5059' W; running southerly along US 17 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 09.3731' N 78 05.5147' W.

(n) Lilliput Creek - west to a line beginning on the north shore at a point 34 04.5292' N 77 57.3187' W; running southerly along NC 133 bridge to a point on the south shore 34 04.5137' N 77 57.3108' W.

 

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

Eff. May 1, 2008;

Readopted Eff. October 1, 2021.