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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.
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It is unlawful to use trawls from 9 p.m. on Fridays through 5 p.m. on Sundays in any internal waters.
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2016 — September
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GILL NET RESTRICTIONS: INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS- CLOSING OF MANAGEMENT UNIT C
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX - COMMERCIAL – GREATER AMBERJACK CLOSURE
GILL NET RESTRICTIONS: INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS- OPENING OF MANAGEMENT UNIT B (SUBUNITS SGNRA1 and CGNRA)
STOP NETS – MULLET BEACH SEINE FISHERY - ATLANTIC OCEAN – CARTERET COUNTY
GILL NETS - BOGUE BANKS
2016-2017 OYSTER HAND HARVEST RESTRICTIONS
STRIPED BASS SEASON – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA
STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL SEASON – CENTRAL SOUTHERN MANAGEMENT AREA
STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL SEASON - ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA
GILL NET RESTRICTIONS: INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS- OPENING PORTIONS OF MANAGEMENT UNIT B (SUBUNITS)
M-16-2016 Map 1
M-16-2016 Map 2