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Marine Fisheries - Proclamation M-26-2016

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M-26-2016

PROCLAMATION

RE: GILL NETS – CURRITUCK SOUND – MARTINS POINT CONFLICT RESOLUTION AREA


This proclamation implements conflict resolution measures for gill nets in the Currituck Sound – Martins Point Conflict Resolution Area. It makes it unlawful to use ANY gill nets within 200 feet (in any direction) of a point at 36° 07.3100 N - 75° 45.0940 W.

Braxton C. Davis, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, hereby announces that effective at 12:01 A.M. Friday, December 2, 2016 the following provisions shall apply to the use of gill nets in the following area:

I. AREA DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFIC AREA RESTRICTIONS (Map 1)
Currituck Sound - Martins Point Conflict Resolution Area: marked by a point in southern Currituck Sound Joint Waters at 36° 07.3100 N - 75° 45.0940 W.

It is unlawful to use ANY gill nets in the Currituck Sound – Martins Point Conflict Resolution Area described above within 200 feet (in any direction) of a point at 36° 07.3100 N - 75° 45.0940 W.

II. GENERAL INFORMATION

A. This proclamation is issued under the authority of N.C.G.S. 113-182; 113-221.1; and N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Rules 15A NCAC 03I .0122 and 03J .0103.

B. It is unlawful to violate provisions of any proclamation issued by the Fisheries Director under his delegated authority pursuant to N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Rule 15A NCAC 03H .0103.

C. The intent of this proclamation is to implement conflict resolution measures in the Currituck Sound - Martins Point Conflict Resolution Area. All other existing gill net rules and proclamations remain in effect.

D. In accordance with N.C. General Statute 113-221.1(c) all persons who may be affected by proclamations issued by the Fisheries Director are under a duty to keep themselves informed of current proclamations.

E. Contact N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, NC 28557 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632 for more information or visit the division website at www.ncmarinefisheries.net

F. This proclamation implements conflict resolution measures in the Currituck Sound - Martins Point Conflict Resolution Area in accordance with N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Rule 15A NCAC 03I .0121 User Conflict Resolution. It makes it unlawful to use ANY gill nets within 200 feet (in any direction) of a point at 36° 07.3100 N - 75° 45.0940 W.

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Braxton C. Davis, Director
DIVISION OF MARINE FISHERIES

November 29, 2016
2:00 P.M.
M-26-2016

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