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Marine Fisheries - Proclamation PA-PC-02-2017

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(44) WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH AREA (Map 44)

(a) Wrightsville Beach Area – All those waters near Wrightsville Beach bounded on the northeast by a line beginning at a point 34° 13.9613’ N -77° 47.9846’ W on the mainland near Beacon #125; running southeasterly to a point 34°13.8771’ N -77° 47.8410’ W on the eastern shore of the ICWW; thence in a southeasterly direction following the marsh to a point in Stokely Cut / Old Moore’s Inlet Channel at 34° 13.4696’ N -77° 47.3601’ W; thence across the channel to a point on marsh at 34° 13.5319’ N -77° 47.1572’ W; thence in a northeasterly direction to a point at 34° 13.7842’ N -77° 46.9323’ W; thence across the creek to a point at 34° 13.7869’ N -77° 46.9231’ W; thence following the marsh to a point at 34° 14.0289’ N -77° 46.7762’ W; thence across the creek to a point at 34° 14.0201’ N -77° 46.7637’ thence around the marsh to a point on the shore of Wrightsville Beach; and bounded on the southwest beginning at a point on the mainland near Money Point at 34° 12.0440 -77° 49.4254; thence southeasterly across the ICW to a point at 34° 12.0715 -77° 49.2274; thence in a easterly direction following the marsh

to a point 34° 12.3528 -77° 49.1232; thence across the creek to a point at 34° 12.4329 -77° 49.0645; thence in a easterly direction following the marsh to a point at 34° 12.5318 -77° 48.5732; thence in a southeasterly direction across the creek to a point at 34° 12.4687 -77° 48.5189; thence in a southeasterly direction following the marsh of Motts Channel to a point at 34° 12.3114 -77° 48.2671; thence in a southwesterly direction to a point on marsh at 34° 12.2037 -77° 48.3306; thence in a southeasterly direction across Banks Channel to a point approximately 250 feet offshore of Wrightsville Beach at 34° 12.0908 -77° 48.1459; thence in a southwesterly direction to a point offshore at 34° 11.3474 -77° 48.8158; thence to a point on shore at Wrightsville Beach near Masonboro Inlet at 34° 11.3216 -77° 48.7768.

(b) Howe Creek Area– All those waters in the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and Howe Creek within a boundary beginning at a point 34° 15.2059' N -77° 46.9367' W on the mainland north of Howe Creek; running southeasterly across the IWW to a point 34° 15.0893' N -77° 46.7682' W on US Army Corps of Engineers dredge disposal island #241; running southwesterly to a point 34° 14.9749' N -77° 46.8585' W on the southwest tip of the island; running southwesterly across the channel to a point 34° 14.8473' N -77° 46.9681' W on the northwest tip of US Army Corps of Engineers dredge disposal island #242; running southwesterly to a point 34° 14.6492' N -77° 47.1335' W on the Island; running northwesterly across the IWW to a point 34° 14.7976' N -77° 47.4168' W on the mainland south of Howe Creek.

(c) Pages Creek /Fibbs Creek – All those waters of Pages and Fibbs Creek upstream of a line beginning at a point 34° 16.3824 -77° 46.2340 on the north shore; running southerly to a point 34° 16.2218 -77° 46.3123 on the south shore.

(d) Shinn Point– All those waters bordered on the east by a line beginning at a point 34° 11.5089' N -77° 49.6846' W north of Shinn Point; running easterly to a point 34° 11.4973' N -77° 49.6538' W; running southwesterly to a point 34° 11.4183' N -77° 49.6977' W; running northwesterly to a point 34° 11.4403' N -77° 49.7557' W; running southwesterly to a point 34° 11.3335' N -77° 49.8554' W on the shore south of Shinn Point.

(e) Turtle Harbor – All those waters within the marina at Turtle Harbor and extending beyond the dockage facilities 275 feet beginning at a point 34° 11.8614’ N -77° 49.4619’ W on the north shore; running southwesterly to a point 34° 11.8566’ N -77° 49.4651’ W on the south shore.

(f) Oakwinds Marina -All those waters within Harrelson’s Oakwinds Marina and extending beyond the dockage facilities 450 feet, to also include the canal north of the marina entrance, beginning at a point 34° 15.5974' N -77° 46.5455’ W on the shore north of the marina entrance; running southeasterly to a point 34° 15.5682' N -77° 46.4997' W in the sound; running southwesterly to a point 34° 15.4546' N -77° 46.5977' W in the sound; running southeasterly to a point 34° 15.4153' N -77° 46.5400' W in the sound; running southwesterly to a point 34° 15.3025' N -77° 46.6499' W in the sound; running northwesterly to a point 34° 15.3546' N -77° 46.7315' W on the shore south of the marina entrance.

(g) Mason Landing Yacht Club - All those waters within Mason Landing Yacht Club and extending beyond the dockage facilities 325 feet beginning at a point 34° 15.8951' N -77° 46.2913' W on the north shore; running southeasterly to a point 34° 15.8323' N -77° 46.2098' W; running southwesterly to a point 34° 15.7835' N -77° 46.2560' W; running northwesterly to a point 34° 15.7914’ N -77° 46.2699’ W on the south shore.

(h) Canady’s Marina /Mason’s Marina – All those waters within Canady’s Marina and Mason’s Marina and extending beyond the dockage facilities 250 feet beginning at a point 34° 16.2768' N -77° 46.4155' W on the shore northwest of Mason’s Marina; running northeasterly to a point 34° 16.3187' N -77° 46.3878' W in Pages Creek; running southeasterly to a point 34° 16.2268' N -77° 46.1861' W in the creek; running southerly to a point 34° 16.1233' N -77° 46.1939' W in the creek; running westerly to a point 34° 16.1231' N -77° 46.2559' W on the shore south of Canady’s Marina.

(i) Figure 8 Harbour - All those waters within Figure 8 Harbour and extending beyond the dockage facilities 100 feet beginning at a point 34° 16.5006’ N -77° 45.6381’ W on the shore northeast of the marina; running southwesterly to a point 34° 16.4558’ N -77° 45.6675’ W in the sound; running northwesterly to a point 34° 16.4859’ N -77° 45.7339’ W on the shore south of the marina.

(j) Figure 8 Island Marina - All those waters at Figure 8 Island Marina extending 200 feet beyond the dockage facilities beginning at a point 34°16.2853' N -77° 45.0054' W on the shore west of the marina; running northeasterly to a point 34° 16.3565' N -77° 44.9794' W; running southeasterly to a point 34° 16.3148' N -77° 44.8122' W; running southwesterly to a point 34° 16.2252' N -77° 44.8445' W on the shore east of the marina.

(45) MASONBORO SOUND AREA (Map 45)

(a) Hewletts Creek Area - All those waters of Hewletts Creek bounded to the north by a line beginning at a point 34° 11.3853’ N -77° 50.0373’ W on the west shore; running southeasterly to a point 34° 11.3824’ N -77° 50.0330’ W on the east shore; bounded to the east by a line beginning at a point 34° 11.1848’ N -77° 50.0345’ W; running southwesterly to a point 34° 10.5174’ N -77° 50.4657’ W; running northwesterly to a point 34° 10.6086’ N -77° 50.7361’ W on the west shore.

(b) Purviance Creek (Whiskey Creek) - All those waters of Purviance (Whiskey) Creek, Channel Haven, and all other tributaries upstream of a straight line beginning at a point 34° 09.8063' N -77° 51.1960' W on the mainland; running southeasterly to a point 34° 09.6477' N -77° 51.0182' W; running southwesterly to a point 34° 09.4871’ N -77° 51.1165’ W; running southwesterly to a point 34° 09.1252’ N -77° 51.4116’ W; running southwesterly to a point 34° 08.8788’ N -77° 51.5107’ W; running southwesterly to a point 34° 08.5913’ N -77° 51.6138’ W; running westerly to a point 34° 08.5922' N -77° 51.6606' W on the mainland.

(c) Helms Port Marina – All those waters within Helms Port Marina beginning at a point 34° 08.2253’ N -77° 51.9673’ W on the north shore of the entrance canal; running southerly to a point 34° 08.2154’ N -77° 51.9723’ W on the south shore of the entrance canal.

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