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PROCLAMATION CATEGORIES

Updated 11/15/17

FINFISH MISCELLANEOUS POTS RESEARCH SANCTUARIES
SHELLFISH SHELLFISH SANITATION SHRIMP/CRAB TRAWLING  

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FINFISH

FF-73-2013
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BLACK DRUM - RECREATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL

FF-40-2017
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BLACK SEA BASS – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ATLANTIC OCEAN – NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS – OPEN COMMERCIAL HARVEST

FF-12-2017
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BLACK SEA BASS – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ATLANTIC OCEAN – NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS – OPEN COMMERCIAL HARVEST

FF-16-2017
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BLACK SEA BASS – RECREATIONAL PURPOSES-NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS

FF-55-2009
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BLACK SEA BASS

FF-32-2017
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COBIA - COASTAL FISHING WATERS – RECREATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL

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

FF-27-2012
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DOLPHIN FOR-HIRE VESSELS

FF-47-2017
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FLOUNDER-COMMERCIAL HARVEST INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS - DECEMBER CLOSURE

FF-11-2017
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FLOUNDER – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-4-2017
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FLOUNDER – RECREATIONAL PURPOSES- INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS AND ATLANTIC OCEAN WATERS - CREEL LIMIT REDUCTION

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

FF-44-2017
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KING AND SPANISH MACKEREL – COMMERCIAL SPANISH MACKEREL – HARVEST CLOSURE

FF-25-2017
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SPANISH MACKEREL - COMMERCIAL/RECREATIONAL SIZE LIMITS

FF-21-2017 (REVISED)
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KING AND SPANISH MACKEREL – RETENTION OF RECREATIONAL BAG LIMITS OF KING AND SPANISH MACKEREL BY COMMERCIALLY-PERMITTED VESSELS WHILE ON A PRIVATE RECREATIONAL TRIP

FF-10-2017
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MONKFISH – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ATLANTIC OCEAN
 

FF-92-2014
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RED DRUM - COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

FF-73-2009

RED PORGY

FF-39-2017
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SCUP - COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN- NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS – OPENING OF WINTER II HARVEST PERIOD

FF-15-2017
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SCUP - COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN- NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS – OPENING OF SUMMER HARVEST PERIOD

FF-11-2015
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SCUP - RECREATIONAL PURPOSES - ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-26-2017
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SHARK HARVEST- RECREATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL – INCREASED COMMERCIAL POSSESSION LIMIT FOR LARGE COASTAL SHARKS

FF-59-2016
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SHAD-COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL PURPOSES AND TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF RULES

FF-28-2015
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SHEEPSHEAD - RECREATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL

FF-45-2017
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SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX – COMMERCIAL – GRAY TRIGGERFISH – CLOSURE

FF-38-2017
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SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX – COMMERCIAL – BLUELINE TILEFISH – EIGHT DAY SEASON OPENING

FF-43-2017 (REVISED)
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SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX- RECREATIONAL PURPOSES – RED SNAPPER – OPEN LIMITED SEASON

FF-43-2017
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SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX- RECREATIONAL PURPOSES – RED SNAPPER – OPEN LIMITED SEASON

FF-41-2017
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SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX- RECREATIONAL PURPOSES – GREATER AMBERJACK

FF-60-2016 (RESCINDED)
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SPINY DOGFISH – RESCINDED - DEALER PERMIT AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

FF-46-2017
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SPINY DOGFISH - COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
FF-48-2016
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SPINY DOGFISH- COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

FF-19-2017
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SPOTTED SEATROUT RECREATIONAL

FF-18-2017
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FF-18-2017 map

SPOTTED SEATROUT COMMERCIAL

FF-63-2016 (REVISED)
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STRIPED BASS SEASON - BEACH SEINES -  ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-9-2017
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STRIPED BASS SEASON - CENTRAL SOUTHERN MANAGEMENT AREA (CSMA) COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS OF CARTERET, CRAVEN, BEAUFORT, AND PAMLICO COUNTIES, PUNGO RIVER, WEST BAY, PAMLICO SOUND

FF-62-2016
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STRIPED BASS SEASON – GILL NETS: ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-34-2017
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STRIPED BASS SEASON – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-6-2017
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STRIPED BASS SEASON – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-17-2017
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STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL HARVEST REQUIREMENTS IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN FROM OCRACOKE INLET NORTH TO THE NORTH CAROLINA/VIRGINIA STATE LINE

FF-35-2017
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Cape Fear River Map 

STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL SEASON – CENTRAL SOUTHERN MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-42-2016
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STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL SEASON - CENTRAL SOUTHERN MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-33-2017
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STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL SEASON – ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-41-2016
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STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL SEASON - ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-83-2014
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STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-55-2012
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WEAKFISH COMMERICIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

FF-54-2010 (REVISED)

WEAKFISH - RECREATIONAL

MISCELLANEOUS

M-15-2017
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STOP NETS – MULLET BEACH SEINE FISHERY - ATLANTIC OCEAN – CARTERET COUNTY

M-11-2016
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RULE SUSPENSION - BLUE CRAB ADAPTIVE MANAGEMENT MEASURES

M-10-2007

CHANNEL NETS

M-9-1997

FIXED NETS AND CHANNEL NETS

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

M-31-2016
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HORSESHOE CRABS – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

M-28-2016
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POUND NET SET CLOSURE PERIOD

GILL NET PROCLAMATIONS

ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA

M-18-2017
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GILL NETS – ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA- MANAGEMENT UNIT A-CLOSING PORTIONS OF ALBEMARLE SOUND AND TRIBUTARIES

INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS

M-19-2017

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M-19-2017 map

 

GILL NET RESTRICTIONS: INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS – CLOSE LARGE MESH GILL NET MANAGEMENT UNIT D1

M-8-2017
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M-8-2017 map

GILL NETS - CENTRAL SOUTHERN MANAGEMENT AREA (CSMA) - WESTERN PAMLICO SOUND AND RIVERS

OTHER GILL NET

M-16-2017
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GILL NETS - BOGUE BANKS
M-29-2016
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GILL NETS – ATLANTIC OCEAN – SEASONAL MAXIMUM MESH SIZE EXCEPTIONS

M-26-2016
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M-26-2016 map 1

RE: GILL NETS – CURRITUCK SOUND – MARTINS POINT CONFLICT RESOLUTION AREA

M-35-2014
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GILL NETS - NEWPORT RIVER

M-24-2014
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PERMIT REQUIREMENT - GILL NETS INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS

M-20-2014
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GILL NET RESTRICTIONS: ATLANTIC OCEAN SHORELINE OF NORTH CAROLINA

M-3-2014
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JOINT FISHING WATERS - GILL NET RESTRICTIONS

M-1-2014
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GILL NET MAXIMUM SIZE: INTERNAL COASTAL FISHING WATERS

M-29-2013
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M-29-2013 map

GILL NET AND SEINE RESTRICTIONS: DEER AND SCHOOLHOUSE (ROCKY RUN) CREEKS IN CAPE CARTERET

POTS

PT-4-2017
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PT-4-2017 Map Package

CRAB, EEL, FISH AND SHRIMP POTS

PT-3-2017
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PT-3-2017 Map Package

POTS OPEN - ATLANTIC OCEAN AND SPECIFIC AREAS WEST AND SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 58 BRIDGE
PT-2-2017
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POTS- OPEN - NORTH AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 58 BRIDGE

PT-1-2017
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POTS - OPEN - SOUTH AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 58 BRIDGE

RESEARCH SANCTUARIES

RS-2-2017
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RESEARCH SANCTUARY- BOGUE SOUND – AQUARIUM AT PINE KNOLL SHORES
RS-6-2016
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RS-6-2016 Map
RESEARCH SANCTUARY- MYRTLE GROVE SOUND - UNC-WILMINGTON

RS-5-2016
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RS-5-2016 Map

RESEARCH SANCTUARY- HEWLETT’S CREEK - UNC-WILMINGTON

RS-4-2016
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RS-4-2016 Map

RESEARCH SANCTUARY- MASONBORO SOUND - UNC-WILMINGTON

SHELLFISH

SC-3-2001 (REVISED) 2001 CALICO SCALLOP SEASON

SF-7-2017

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SF-7-2017 Map 1

SF-7-2017 Map 2

SF-7-2017 Map 3

SF-7-2017 Map 4

SF-7-2017 Map 5

2017-2018 MECHANICAL HARVEST OF CLAMS FROM PUBLIC BOTTOM

SF-4-2017
SF-4-2017 Map 1
SF-4-2017 Map 2

2017-2018 OYSTER HAND HARVEST RESTRICTIONS

SF-5-2017
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2017-2018 OYSTER MECHANICAL HARVEST RESTRICTIONS
SF-6-2017
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2017-2018 OYSTER RESTRICTIONS-OYSTER DREDGING CLOSURE IN THE BAYS

SF-4-2014
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SHELLFISH MANAGEMENT AREAS
(Closures: New River, Alligator Bay)

SF-6-2013
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SF-6-2013 Long Shoal Map
SF-6-2013 Racoon Island Map

SHELLFISH MANAGEMENT AREA

SF-3-2011

SHELLFISH MANAGEMENT AREA

SF-2-2007

SHELLFISH MANAGEMENT AREA

SHELLFISH SANITATION

SS-4-2017
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TEMPERATURE AND SANITATION CONTROLS – CLOSED SEASON OYSTER HARVEST
SS-3-2017
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SHELLFISH TEMPERATURE AND SANITATION CONTROLS

SS-2-2017
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2017 TEMPERATURE CONTROLS – CLOSED SEASON OYSTER HARVEST

SS-2-2016
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2016 TEMPERATURE CONTROLS - CLOSED SEASON OYSTER HARVEST

SS-1-2017
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2017 SHELLFISH TEMPERATURE CONTROLS

SS-1-2016
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2016 SHELLFISH TEMPERATURE CONTROLS

SHRIMP/CRAB TRAWLING

SH-7-2017
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SH-7-2017 Map Package
SH-7-2017 Index Map
SH-7-2017 Map 1
SH-7-2017 Map 2
SH-7-2017 Map 3
SH-7-2017 Map 4
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SH-7-2017 Map 6
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SH-7-2017 Map 10
SH-7-2017 Map 11

CRAB TRAWLING AND TAKING SHRIMP WITH NETS – OPENING CORE SOUND BAYS, WEST BAY, AND TURNAGAIN BAY

SH-6-2017
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SH-6-2017 Map package
SH-6-2017 Index map
SH-6-2017 Map 1
SH-6-2017 Map 2
SH-6-2017 Map 3
SH-6-2017 Map 4
SH-6-2017 Map 5
SH-6-2017 Map 6
SH-6-2017 Map 7
SH-6-2017 Map 8
SH-6-2017 Map 9
SH-6-2017 Map 10

CRAB TRAWLING AND TAKING SHRIMP WITH NETS – SOUTHERN REGION – OPENING PORTIONS OF NEW RIVER AND STUMP SOUND

SH-1-2017
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PEELER CRAB TRAWLING-CARTERET AND DARE COUNTIES

SH-2-2015
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SHRIMP TRAWL BYCATCH REDUCTION DEVICE REQUIREMENTS

 

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