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Rules and Regulations

There are rules, regulations, proclamations, maps, meetings, hearings, license information and lots more.
The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries spells it all out for you in this section.

Rulebook Supplement July 11, 2016
Recently amended rules of the Marine Fisheries Commission are found here.

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission Rules May 1, 2015
Rules of the Marine Fisheries Commission are found here along with select North Carolina general statutes and session laws.
NOTE: 2015 Rulebook is incomplete without 2016 Supplement.

Proclamations
Public notice of regulation changes

Proclamations: Polluted Areas
Shellfish habitat openings and closings

Marine Fisheries Commission Proposed Rules
Information about upcoming rule changes

Recreational Fishing Size and Catch Limits
for Sports Fishermen

"The Rec Guide"

Maps: 
Designated crab pot areas, nursery areas, coastal-joint-inland waters, shrimp trawling, etc.

Sunrise/Sunset
January - June
July - December

N.C. Administrative Code Online

N.C. General Statutes Online

N.C. Session Laws Online  

N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission Rules Incorporating a Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) by Reference

N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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