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Follow this link to Polluted Area Proclamations, which are posted on the website Mon-Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Any proclamations issued after those hours or on weekends will not be posted until the next business day.

Maps to view and print online: Click here to view and print maps showing a variety of N.C. coastal areas.
Most maps used in proclamations can be sent via FAX or mail. Contact SueAnn Bay: 800-682-2632 or 252-726-7021.
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Sunrise/Sunset: January-JunePDF | July-December | PDF
It is unlawful to use trawls from 9 p.m. on Fridays through 5 p.m. on Sundays in any internal waters.

 

2016 — January

 

FF-7-2016
DOLPHIN - COMMERCIAL PURPOSES-CLARIFICATION OF JANUARY 1, 2016 SEASON OPENING

FF-6-2016
FLOUNDER – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-5-2016
BLACK SEA BASS – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ATLANTIC OCEAN – NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS

PT-2-2016
POTS- OPEN-NORTH AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 58 BRIDGE 

PT-1-2016
RE: POTS- OPEN-SOUTH AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 58 BRIDGE

FF-4-2016
FLOUNDER – RECREATIONAL PURPOSES- INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS AND ATLANTIC OCEAN WATERS- SIZE AND CREEL LIMITS AND GEAR RESTRICTIONS

FF-3-2016
FLOUNDER – COMMERCIAL PURPOSES- INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS- SIZE LIMIT AND GEAR RESTRICTIONS

FF-2-2016
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES
(GREATER AMBERJACK)

FF-1-2016
STRIPED BASS SEASON –
COMMERCIAL TRAWL:
ATLANTIC OCEAN
 

2015 — December

 

M-36-2015
GILL NETS – ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA- MANAGEMENT UNIT A
M-36-2015 Map

FF-73-2015
STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL SEASON - ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-72-2015
STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL SEASON - ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-71-2015
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX- RECREATIONAL PURPOSES

FF-70-2015
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES 

M-35-2015
RULE SUSPENSION - GILL NET RESTRICTIONS - INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS

FF-69-2015
FLOUNDER – RECREATIONAL PURPOSES- INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS AND ATLANTIC OCEAN WATERS- SIZE AND CREEL LIMITS AND GEAR RESTRICTIONS

FF-68-2015
FLOUNDER – COMMERCIAL PURPOSES- INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS- SIZE LIMIT AND GEAR RESTRICTIONS

M-34-2015
FLOUNDER POUND NET SET-
ESCAPE PANEL REQUIREMENTS

FF-67-2015
SCUP - COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN- NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS
FF-66-2015
COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL SHARK HARVEST

FF-65-2015
FLOUNDER – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN- INCREASE POSSESSION LIMIT

SF-9-2015
2015- 2016 OYSTER RESTRICTIONS-OYSTER DREDGING CLOSURE
SF-9-2015 Map

SF-6-2015 (REVISED)
2015-2016 OYSTER HAND HARVEST RESTRICTIONS
SF-6-2015 Revised Map 1
SF-6-2015 Revised Map 2
 

SF-8-2015 (REVISED)
2015-2016 MECHANICAL HARVEST OF CLAMS
SF-8-2015 Map Package
SF-8-2015 Map 1
SF-8-2015 Map 2
SF-8-2015 Map 3
SF-8-2015 Map 4
SF-8-2015 Map 5

FF-64-2015
STRIPED BASS SEASON – GILL NETS ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-63-2015
SHAD-COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL PURPOSES AND TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF RULES

M-33-2015
HORSESHOE CRABS – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

FF-62-2015
SPINY DOGFISH-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

FF-61-2015
SPINY DOGFISH – DEALER PERMIT AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS 

FF-60-2015
FLOUNDER – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-59-2015
BLACK SEA BASS – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ATLANTIC OCEAN – NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS

M-32-2015
GILL NETS – ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA- MANAGEMENT UNIT A- OPEN LARGE MESH GILL NETS IN WESTERN ALBEMARLE SOUND
M-32-2015 Map
 

M-31-2015
GILL NETS – ATLANTIC OCEAN SEASONAL MAXIMUM MESH SIZE EXCEPTIONS

M-30-2015
POUND NET SET CLOSURE PERIOD

FF-58-2015
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX - COMMERCIAL PURPOSES (GOLDEN TILEFISH-HOOK & LINE)

SH-12-2015
CRAB TRAWLING AND TAKING SHRIMP WITH NETS (OPENING SPECIAL SECONDARY NURSERY AREA INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY FROM MARKER 49 TO THE HIGHWAY 210 HIGH RISE BRIDGE)
SH-12-2015 Map 1
SH-12-2015 Map 2
SH-12-2015 Map 3
SH-12-2015 Map 4
SH-12-2015 Map 5
SH-12-2015 Map 6
SH-12-2015 Map 7
SH-12-2015 Map 8
SH-12-2015 Map 9
SH-12-2015 Map 10

 

2015 — November

 
    M-29-2015
GILL NETS - BOGUE BANKS
M-28-2015
STOP NETS – MULLET BEACH SEINE FISHERY - ATLANTIC OCEAN – CARTERET COUNTY- SEASON EXTENSION

FF-57-2015
STRIPED BASS SEASON - BEACH SEINES: ATLANTIC OCEAN

SF-8-2015
2015-2016 MECHANICAL HARVEST OF CLAMS
SF-8-2015 Map Package
SF-8-2015 Map 1
SF-8-2015 Map 2
SF-8-2015 Map 3
SF-8-2015 Map 4
SF-8-2015 Map 5

FF-56-2015
FLOUNDER - COMMERCIAL HARVEST INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS - DECEMBER CLOSURE

M-27-2015
GILL NETS – ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA- MANAGEMENT UNIT A - DECEMBER COMMERCIAL LARGE MESH GILL NET FISHERY CLOSURE

M-26-2015
GILL NETS – ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA- MANAGEMENT UNIT A- REMOVING SMALL MESH GILL NET ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS

FF-55-2015
BLACK SEA BASS – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ATLANTIC OCEAN – NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS

FF-54-2015
FLOUNDER – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN

RS-6-2015
RESEARCH SANCTUARY
RS-6-2015 Map

RS-5-2015
RESEARCH SANCTUARY
RS-5-2015 Map

M-25-2015
RULE SUSPENSION - GILL NET RESTRICTIONS: INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS – CLOSING MANAGEMENT UNIT B
M-25-2015 Map
 

SF-7-2015
2015-2016 OYSTER MECHANICAL HARVEST RESTRICTIONS
SF-7-2015 Map 1
SF-7-2015 Map 2
 

2015 — October

 
   

M-24-2015
RULE SUSPENSION - GILL NET RESTRICTIONS: INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS – OPENING MANAGEMENT UNITS B AND D1
M-24-2015 Map 1
M-24-2015 Map 2

M-23-2015
GILL NETS – ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA- MANAGEMENT UNIT A-OPENING PORTIONS OF ALBEMARLE SOUND AND TRIBUTARIES
M-23-2015 Map

FF-53-2015
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX - COMMERCIAL PURPOSES (YELLOWTAIL SNAPPER)

FF-52-2015
SPINY DOGFISH-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

FF-51-2015
SCUP - COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN-NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS

M-22-2015
GILL NETS – ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA- MANAGEMENT UNIT A-OPEN GILL NETS WESTERN ALBEMARLE AND CURRITUCK SOUND
M-22-2015 Map
 

M-21-2015
GILL NETS – ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA - MANAGEMENT UNIT A - CLOSING
M-21-2015 Map

M-20-2015
RULE SUSPENSION - GILL NET RESTRICTIONS: INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS - CLOSING MANAGEMENT UNIT B EXCEPT SUBUNIT MGNRA
M-20-2015 Map

FF-50-2015
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX - COMMERCIAL PURPOSES (GAG GROUPER)

SF-6-2015
2015-2016 OYSTER HAND HARVEST RESTRICTIONS
SF-6-2015 Map 1
SF-6-2015 Map 2

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