(a)  Generally.  Except as otherwise indicated herein, fishing on designated wildlife conservation areas which are open to fishing shall be in accordance with the statewide regulations.  All designated wildlife conservation areas are open to public fishing except restocked ponds when posted against fishing.  No trotline or set‑hook nor any net, trap, gig or other special fishing device of a type mentioned in 15 NCAC 10C .0403 except bow and arrow may be used in any of the impounded waters or free‑running streams located on designated wildlife conservation areas.  Except as otherwise indicated, the following designated wildlife conservation areas or indicated portions thereof are closed to all fishing, except for special fishing clinics authorized or conducted by the Commission:  John D. Lewis Wildlife Conservation Area - Wayne County.

(b)  Designated Public Mountain Trout Waters:  Fishing Hours.  It is unlawful to fish in designated public mountain trout waters on any designated wildlife conservation area from one‑half hour after sunset to one‑half hour before sunrise.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113‑264; 113‑272; 113‑292; 113‑305;

Eff. February 1, 1990;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1994.