RE: 2013 SHRIMPING AND CRAB TRAWLING
Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, hereby announces that the following areas WILL CLOSE to shrimping and crab trawling effective at 5:00 P.M., Sunday, August 11, 2013.
I. AREA DESCRIPTION
Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) – main IWW channel only from Marker # 1 (Southport) to the Ocean Isle Beach Bridge. The area from the Ocean Isle Beach Bridge to the South Carolina State Line will remain closed.
II. 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 Commission Rules 15A NCAC 03H .0103, 03L .0101 and .0202.
B. It is unlawful to violate the 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. This proclamation supersedes the portion of SH-2-2013, dated April 26, 2013, that opened the above area.
August 7, 2013