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 areas in Carteret County open to shellfish harvesting on a temporary basis beginning at sunrise on Thursday, May 12, 2011.
Bogue Sound Area – All those waters in the Bogue Sound closed area between Intracoastal Waterway Channel Markers #14 and #19 with the exception of all those waters in Gull Harbor and within 275 feet from the last dockage area, all those waters in Soundview canals and within 325 feet of the last dockage area, all those waters in Jumping Run Creek and within 275 feet of the last dockage area, and all other tributaries, creeks and canals from the mouth upstream within said boundaries (see map).
Davis Bay - All those waters in Davis Bay and Turner Creek north of a line beginning at a point on the west shore at 34º 43.0360’ N -76º 37.4466’ W; thence in an easterly direction across the channel to a point on marsh at 34º 43.2134’ N -76º 36.8888’ W with the exception of all those waters in Howland Rock Canal and within 200 feet of the dockage in the canal which will remain closed (see map).
North River – All those waters in North River above the North River Bridge up to a straight line beginning at a point on the west shore at 34° 48.3965’ N -76° 37.3219’ W; running easterly across the river to a point on the east shore at 34° 48.4727’ N -76° 37.0699’ W with the exception of the Sam Moss Creek area. (see map).
May 11, 2011