RE: SHELLFISH POLLUTED AREA
Dr. Louis B. Daniel III, Director, Division of Marine Fisheries, upon the recommendation of Jeffrey P. Engel, M.D., State Health Director, Department of Health and Human Services, hereby announces that the following openings in shellfish harvesting area will take effect at sunrise, Thursday, February 24, 2011.
The new closure description for the Outer Banks area is as follows:
OUTER BANKS AREA (H-5) – H-5 Map 07 2011
d) Askins Creek – All those waters upstream of a straight line across the mouth of Askins Creek beginning at a point 35º 19.3293' N -75º 30.8477' W on the north shore of the Creek; running southeasterly to a point 35º 19.3220' N -75º 30.8425' W on the shore south of the Creek.
February 23, 2011