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Proclamations

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 — April

 
 

FF-23-2016
FLOUNDER – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN – TEMPORARY RULE SUSPENSION

PT-3-2016
CRAB, EEL, FISH AND SHRIMP POTS
PT-3-2016 Map Package
PT-3-2016 Map 1
PT-3-2016 Map 2
PT-3-2016 Map 3
PT-3-2016 Map 4
PT-3-2016 Map 5
PT-3-2016 Map 6
PT-3-2016 Map 7
PT-3-2016 Map 8

M-7-2016
GILL NETS – ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA – MANAGEMENT UNIT A – GILL NET ATTENDANCE

FF-22-2016
STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL ATLANTIC OCEAN-LANDING/CATCH CARD REQUIREMENTS

M-6-2016
GILL NETS – ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA- MANAGEMENT UNIT A- LARGE MESH GILL NET CLOSURE

M-5-2016
GILL NET RESTRICTIONS - INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS-MANAGEMENT UNIT E- CAPE FEAR RIVER PORTION CLOSUR
M5-2016 Map
FF-21-2016
FLOUNDER – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-20-2016
BLACK SEA BASS – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ATLANTIC OCEAN – NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS

 

2016 — March

 
 

FF-19-2016
COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL SHARK HARVEST-COMMERCIAL POSSESSION LIMIT REDUCTION OF LARGE COASTAL SPECIES

FF-18-2016
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES
(GRAY TRIGGERFISH CLOSURE)

RS-2-2016
RESEARCH SANCTUARY
RS-2-2016 Map

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

SS-1-2016
2016 SHELLFISH TEMPERATURE CONTROLS

RS-1-2016
RESEARCH SANCTUARY
RS-1-2016 Map

FF-17-2016
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES (VERMILION SNAPPER CLOSURE)

FF-16-2016
STRIPED BASS SEASON – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA

M-4-2016
GILL NETS – ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA- MANAGEMENT UNIT A
M-04-2016 Map

SF-4-2016
2015- 2016 OYSTER RESTRICTIONS-OYSTER DREDGING CLOSURE
SF-4-2016 Map

FF-15-2016
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

M-3-2016
GILL NETS - CENTRAL SOUTHERN MANAGEMENT AREA (CSMA) - WESTERN PAMLICO SOUND AND RIVERS
M-3-2016 Map

FF-14-2016
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES (GOLDEN TILEFISH-LONGLINE SECTOR CLOSURE)

SF-3-2016
2015-2016 OYSTER SEASON CLOSURE- BRUNSWICK COUNTY

SH-1-2016
PEELER CRAB TRAWLING-CARTERET AND DARE COUNTY

FF-13-2016
STRIPED BASS SEASON – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA

M-2-2016
GILL NETS – ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA- MANAGEMENT UNIT A
M-2-2016 Map

 

2016 — February

 
 

FF-12-2016
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES (VERMILION SNAPPER)

SF-2-2016
2015 - 2016 OYSTER RESTRICTIONS-OYSTER DREDGING CLOSURE
SF-2-2016 Map

FF-11-2016
BLACK SEA BASS – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ATLANTIC OCEAN – NORTH OF CAPE HATTERAS

FF-10-2016
STRIPED BASS SEASON - COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS OF CRAVEN, BEAUFORT, AND PAMLICO COUNTIES, PUNGO RIVER, WEST BAY, AND PAMLICO SOUND
FF-10-2016 Map

FF-9-2016
COBIA-RECREATIONAL CREEL LIMIT CHANGE- COMMERCIAL HARVEST LIMIT-TEMPORARY RULE SUSPENSION

FF-8-2016
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES (GREATER AMBERJACK)

SF-1-2016
2015- 2016 OYSTER RESTRICTIONS-OYSTER DREDGING CLOSURE
SF-1-2016 Map

M-1-2016
RULE SUSPENSION - GILL NET RESTRICTIONS - INTERNAL COASTAL WATER
M-1-2016 Map

 

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

 

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