RE: WEAKFISH – RECREATIONAL
Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, hereby announces that effective at 9:00 A.M., Sunday, May 16, 2010 the following restrictions will apply to the recreational weakfish fishery in coastal fishing waters:
I. SIZE AND CREEL LIMITS
A. It is unlawful to possess weakfish for recreational purposes less than 12 inches in total length.
B. It is unlawful to possess more than one (1) weakfish per person per day taken for recreational purposes.
III. GENERAL INFORMATION
A. This proclamation is issued under the authority of N.C.G.S. 113-170.4; 113-170.5; 113-182; 113-221.1; 143B-289.52; and N.C. Marine Fisheries Rules 15A NCAC 03H .0103 and 03M.0512.
B. It is unlawful to violate the provisions of any proclamation issued by the Director under his delegated authority pursuant to N.C. Fisheries Rule 15A NCAC 03H .0103.
C. The intent of this proclamation is to allow North Carolina to comply with the requirements of the Addendum IV to Amendment 4 of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Interstate Management Plan for Weakfish.
D. This proclamation supersedes Proclamation FF-8-2009, dated January 14, 2009. The bag limit has changed to one (1) fish per person per day.
May 14, 2010
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