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PA-104-2016

PROCLAMATION

RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA


Braxton Davis, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Randall Williams, M.D., State Health Director, Department of Health and Human Services, hereby announces that the following changes in shellfish harvesting areas will take effect at sunrise, Saturday, September 10, 2016.

All those waters in Brunswick, New Hanover, Onslow, Carteret, Pamlico, Beaufort, and Hyde Counties will return to the status in existence immediately prior to the September 3, 2016, temporary closures except the following which remain closed:

BRUNSWICK / NEW HANOVER / ONSLOW / CARTERET / PAMLICO / BEAUFORT / HYDE COUNTIES

All those waters between Southport and the South Carolina State Line.

All those waters in Myrtle Grove Sound bordered on the north by a straight line beginning at a point 34° 07.796’N – 77° 52.072’W near Peden Point; running easterly through Intracoastal Waterway Beacon “141” and US Army Corps of Engineers Spoils Island #261 to a point 34° 07.459’N – 77° 51.071’W on Masonboro Island; and bordered on the south by a straight line beginning at a point 34° 04.846’N -77° 53.102’W on the mainland; running easterly through Intracoastal Waterway Beacon “155” to a point 34° 04.809’N – 77° 52.907’ W on the southwestern tip of Masonboro Island at Carolina Beach Inlet.

All those waters bordered on the northeast by Fl. Beacon “65A”, near Salliers Bay; and bordered on the southwest by a line beginning at a point on the mainland near Forest Sound Marina, running southerly through IWW Beacon “98A”, following the eastern shore of Black Mud Channel to a point on the southern tip of Topsail Beach; to include a portion of Topsail Sound, Stump Sound, and New River.

All those waters from the Intracoastal Waterway to the mainland between the Emerald Isle High-rise Bridge and Fl. Beacon “65A”, to include Bear Creek, Queens Creek, and White Oak River.

Newport River - All those waters in Newport River upstream of the Highway 70 High Rise Bridge and Morehead-Beaufort Causeway, to include all tributaries and Core Creek

Jarrett Bay / North River and The Straits - All those waters bordered on the east by a line beginning at a point on the east shore of Spit Bay; thence in a straight line to the southern end of Davis Island; thence in a straight line thru Flashing Beacon #36; thence in a straight line to the southeast end of Bells Island; thence in a straight line to the eastern end of Browns Island; thence in a straight line to Shell Point on Harkers Island; thence following the shoreline to the southwestern tip of Harkers Island; thence in a straight line to Channel Marker #56A; thence proceeding thru Beacon #58 to Beacon #59 to a point on Carrot Island. This includes Jarrett Bay, Middens Creek, Tusk Creek, Jump Run Creek, Bells Creek, The Straits, Sleepy Creek, Whitehurst Creek, Eastmouth Bay, Westmouth Bay, all of North River, including Ward Creek and the North River Marshes, and all creeks and tributaries within the described area.

Oyster Creek - All those waters in Oyster Creek upstream of a straight line across the mouth.

Brett Bay - All those waters in Brett Bay upstream of a straight line from Piney Point to King Point.

Nelson Bay - All those waters in Nelson Bay upstream of a line from Drum Point to the northern tip of Fulchers Creek.

All those waters in Long Bay and West Thorofare Bay south of a line beginning on the west shore at Jacks Bay Point, running easterly to Tump Point on the east shore.

All those waters in the Neuse River south and west of a line running from Deep Point to Point of Marsh, to include the Neuse River, Adams Creek, South River, Turnagain Bay, and Broad Creek.

All those waters bordered on the north by a straight line beginning at a point on Bodie Island at Mann Point, thence across Roanoke Sound and Croatan Sound to a point near Redstone Point; and bordered on the south by a line beginning at the northern tip of Portsmouth Island, running northwesterly to Roos Point, near Spencer Bay, to include Ocracoke, a portion of Pamlico Sound, Spencer Bay, Rose Bay, Deep Bay, Swanquarter Bay, Juniper Bay, West Bluff Bay, East Bluff Bay, Wysocking Bay, Long Shoal River, Pains Bay, Sandy Bay, Parched Corn Bay, Stumpy Point Bay, Roanoke Sound, Croatan Sound, and all other tributaries within said boundaries.

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