RE: 2012 SHRIMPING AND CRAB TRAWLING
Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, hereby announces that the following areas WILL OPEN to shrimping and crab trawling effective at 8:00 A.M., Monday, October 1, 2012.
I. AREA DESCRIPTION
Cape Fear River – those areas south of a line beginning at a point on the west side of Silt Island 34° 00.2000' N - 77° 56.1807' W, running through Marker #30 to a point on the west side of the Cape Fear River at 34° 00.2000' N - 77° 57.3500' W. Those areas known as the Junkyard, By-Pass, Triangle, Sugarloaf, Dow Chemical Bay and Radar Dome Bay 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. All shellfish leases and franchises will remain closed to trawling as per N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Rule NCAC 15A 030 .0211.
D. This proclamation supersedes portions of SH-9-2012, dated August 30, 2012, which closed these areas.
September 26, 2012
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