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Proclamations 2010
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Proclamation Code Letters
FF
- Finfish proclamations that deal with commercial and recreational size and creel limits, seasons, areas, etc.
SH - Shrimp proclamations that open or close areas to shrimping and crab trawling, or require bycatch reduction devices
SF - Proclamations dealing with oysters and clams: hand and mechanical seasons, limits, areas, etc.
M - Miscellaneous proclamations that usually deal with gill nets, seines, and their mesh size, length, or area restrictions
RS - Research sanctuaries granted in some cases for one year for research purposes
SC - Proclamations dealing with bay or calico scallop harvest
PA - Proclamations that open and close areas to shellfishing depending on the amount of coliform bacteria present
Sunrise / Sunset Times January - June / July - December
(
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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.

--------------------------------------------- 2010 - December ---------------------------------------------

SF-10-2010(REVISED)
2010 OYSTER RESTRICTIONS
SF-10-2010 Map 1
SF-10-2010 Map 2

SF-10-2010
2010 OYSTER RESTRICTIONS

SF-10-2010 Map 1
SF-10-2010 Map 2

FF-99-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON –
COMMERCIAL FISHING
OPERATIONS–ALBEMARLE SOUND
MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-98-2010
STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL
SEASON - ALBEMARLE SOUND
MANAGEMENT AREA

M-36-2010
GILL NETS – EASTERN
ALBEMARLE SOUND, CROATAN
SOUND AND ROANOKE SOUND
AREA

M-35-2010
GILL NETS – CENTRAL
AND WESTERN ALBEMARLE
SOUND AREA

M-34-2010 (REVISED)
ATLANTIC MENHADEN–
PURSE SEINES: ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-97-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON –
OCEAN TRAWL:
ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-96-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON -
BEACH SEINES: ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-95-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON –
GILL NETS ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-94-2010
SPINY DOGFISH-COMMERCIAL
FISHING OPERATIONS-
ATLANTIC OCEAN-HARVEST

FF-93-2010
SPINY DOGFISH –
COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

M-34-2010
ATLANTIC MENHADEN–
PURSE SEINES: ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-92-2010
COMMERCIAL AND
RECREATIONAL SHARK
HARVEST - ALL STATE WATERS

FF-91-2010
SMALL COASTAL SHARKS-
COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

FF-90-2010
PELAGIC SHARKS

M-33-2010
GILL NETS –
ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-89-2010
SCUP

FF-88-2010
BLACK SEA BASS –
COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS –
ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-87-2010
FLOUNDER – COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS – ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-86-2010
STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL SEASON – CENTRAL SOUTHERN MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-85-2010
RE: NON-SANDBAR LARGE COASTAL
SHARKS-COMMERCIAL FISHING
OPERATIONS- ATLANTIC OCEAN

M-32-2010
GILL NETS - BOGUE BANKS

M-31-2010
MULLET - STOP NETS -
ATLANTIC OCEAN –
CARTERET COUNTY

--------------------------------------------- 2010 - November ---------------------------------------------
M-23-2010 (REVISED)
LARGE MESH GILL NETS:
INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS

M-28-2010 (REVISED)
GILL NETS –
ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-84-2010
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-
COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL
PURPOSES

FF-83-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON -
BEACH SEINES: ATLANTIC OCEAN

RS-7-2010
RESEARCH SANCTUARY
RS-7-2010 Map

FF-82-2010
SPOTTED SEATROUT COMMERCIAL

FF-81-2010
SPOTTED SEATROUT RECREATIONAL

M-30-2010
GILL NETS - BOGUE BANKS

M-29-2010
MULLET - STOP NETS - ATLANTIC
OCEAN – CARTERET COUNTY

SF-9-2010/2011
2010/2011 MECHANICAL
HARVEST OF CLAMS

MAPS:
Bogue Sound
Core Sound
Newport River
North River
White Oak River

M-28-2010
GILL NETS – EASTERN
ALBEMARLE SOUND, CROATAN
SOUND AND ROANOKE SOUND
AREA

M-28-2010 Map

M-27-2010
GILL NETS – CENTRAL AND
WESTERN ALBEMARLE
SOUND AREA

SF-8-2010
2010 OYSTER RESTRICTIONS
SF-8-2010 Map 1
(Carteret, Pamlico, Beaufort and Hyde Counties)
SF-8-2010 Map 2
(Carteret, Hyde, Tyrell and Dare
Counties)

SH-16-2010
2010 SHRIMPING
AND CRAB TRAWLING

M-26-2010
ARTIFICIAL REEF
COMMERCIAL FISHING EQUIPMENT

FF-80-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON –
COMMERCIAL FISHING
OPERATIONS – ALBEMARLE
SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-79-2010
STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL SEASON - ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA

M-25-2010
GILL NETS – CENTRAL
AND WESTERN ALBEMARLE
SOUND AREA

M-24-2010
GILL NETS – EASTERN ALBEMARLE
SOUND, CROATAN SOUND AND
ROANOKE SOUND AREA

M-24-2010 Map

FF-78-2010
FLOUNDER-
COMMERCIAL HARVEST
INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS

FF-77-2010
BLACK SEA BASS –
COMMERCIAL FISHING
OPERATIONS – ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-76-2010
COMMERCIAL SCUP FISHERY

SF-7-2010
2010 OYSTER
R ESTRICTIONS

SF-7-2010 Map 1 (Carteret, Pamlico, Beaufort, Hyde
Counties)
SF-7-2010 Map 2 (Tyrell, Hyde and Dare Counties)

M-23-2010
LARGE MESH GILL NETS:
INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS

M-23-2010 Map
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - October ---------------------------------------------

FF-75-2010
SMALL COASTAL SHARKS-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

(Closure)

RS-6-2010
RESEARCH SANCTUARY
Onslow County

SF-6-2010 (REVISED)
RE:2010 OYSTER RESTRICTIONS
MAPS:
Map 1 and Map 2

SF-6-2010
RE:2010 OYSTER RESTRICTIONS
MAPS:
SF-6-2010-MAP 01
SF-6-2010-MAP 02

FF-74-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON
OCEAN TRAWL: ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-73-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON -
BEACH SEINES: ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-72-2010
FLOUNDER COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
ATLANTIC OCEAN

SH-15-2010
2010 SHRIMPING AND CRAB TRAWLING

SF-5-2010
2010 OYSTER RESTRICTIONS
Map 1 Everett’s and Traps Bays
Map 2 Alligator and Everett’s Bays

SF-4-2010
2010 OYSTER RESTRICTIONS

FF-71-2010
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-
COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL
PURPOSES

M-22-2010
LARGE MESH GILL NETS:
CORE SOUND

--------------------------------------------- 2010 - September ---------------------------------------------

SH-14-2010
2010 SHRIMP AND CRAB TRAWLING
SH-14-2010 Map PDF

SH-13-2010
2010 SHRIMP AND CRAB
TRAWLING

M-21-2010
GILL NETS -
BOGUE BANKS

M-20-2010
MULLET - STOP NETS -
ATLANTIC OCEAN
CARTERET COUNTY

FF-70-2010 (REVISED)
STRIPED BASS SEASON
COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT
AREA

FF-70-2010 Map PDF

FF-70-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON
COMMERCIAL FISHING
OPERATIONS
ALBEMARLE SOUND
MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-70-2010 Map PDF

FF-69-2010
STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL SEASON - ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA

FF-69-2010 Map PDF

M-19-2010
COMMERCIAL GILL NETS -
PAMLICO SOUND GILL NET
RESTRICTED AREA (PSGNRA)
M-19-2010 Map PDF

M-18-2010
FEMALE BLUE CRABS
ALL COASTAL WATERS

M-17-2010
CLOSED OYSTER SEASON HARVEST PERMIT FOR LEASES AND FRANCHISES

SH-12-2010
2010 SHRIMPING AND
CRAB TRAWLING

(Opening: Brunswick County)

SH-11-2010
2010 SHRIMPING AND
CRAB TRAWLING

(Opening: Carteret County)

FF-68-2010
BLACK SEA BASS
COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-67-2010
PORBEAGLE SHARKS-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS- ATLANTIC OCEAN

M-16-2010
LARGE MESH GILL NETS:
CORE SOUND

M-16-2010 Map PDF

--------------------------------------------- 2010 - August ---------------------------------------------


M-15-2010
COMMERCIAL GILL NETS -
PAMLICO SOUND GILL NET
RESTRICTED AREA (PSGNRA)

MAP of restricted area
Seat turtle handling requirements
Manatee public notice

FF-66-2010
WEAKFISH COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

FF-65-2010
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL PURPOSES

M-14-2010
LARGE MESH GILL NETS: INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS
(Albemarle and Currituck Sounds)
M-14-2010 Map PDF
SH-10-2010
2010 SHRIMPING AND CRAB TRAWLING -
DARE COUNTY
SH-9-2010
2010 SHRIMPING AND CRAB TRAWLING
ONSLOW COUNTY

FF-64-2010
SPOTTED SEATROUT
RULE SUSPENSION

--------------------------------------------- 2010 - July ---------------------------------------------

M-13-2010
GILL NETS: CENTRAL AND WESTERN ALBEMARLE SOUND AREA

M-12-2010
LARGE MESH GILL NETS: INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS
M-12-2010 Map PDF

SH-8-2010
2010 SHRIMPING AND CRAB TRAWLING (Opening)

RS-5-2010
RESEARCH SANCTUARY

FF-63-2010
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL PURPOSES

FF-62-2010
BLACK SEA BASS COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-61-2010
NON-SANDBAR LARGE COASTAL SHARKS-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS- ATLANTIC OCEAN
SH-7-2010
2010 SHRIMPING AND CRAB TRAWLING
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - June ---------------------------------------------

M-11-2010
LARGE MESH GILL NETS:
CORE SOUND

M-11-2010 Map PDF

FF-60-2010
SNAPPER-GROUPER COMPLEX-COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL PURPOSES

FF-59-2010
VERMILION SNAPPER COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN (Opening)

SH-6-2010
2010 SHRIMPING AND CRAB TRAWLING

M-8REV-2010
LARGE MESH GILL NETS: INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS (REVISED)
M-8-2010 Map PDF

FF-58-2010
BLACK SEA BASS
COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
SOUTH ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-57-2010
BLACK SEA BASS
COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
ATLANTIC OCEAN

SF-3-2010
MECHANICAL HARVEST OF CLAMS
(Proclamation SF-2 Rescinded)
SF-2-2010
MECHANICAL HARVEST OF CLAMS
SF-2-2010 Map
PT-7-2010
CRAB, EEL, FISH AND SHRIMP POTS
PT-7-2010 Map

SH-5-2010
SHRIMPING AND CRAB TRAWLING
SH-5-2010 Map PDF

--------------------------------------------- 2010 - May ---------------------------------------------

FF-56-2010
SMALL COASTAL SHARKS-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
(Opening)

FF-54-2010 & FF-55-2010
(REVISED)

WEAKFISH RECREATIONAL
AND COMMERCIAL

FF-55-2010
WEAKFISH COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

FF-54-2010
WEAKFISH RECREATIONAL

FF-53-2010
SPOTTED SEATROUT

FF-52-2010
BLACK SEA BASS RECREATIONAL ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-51-2010
BLACK SEA BASS COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS ATLANTIC OCEAN

M-10-2010
GILL NETS CENTRAL AND WESTERN ALBEMARLE SOUND
M-10-2010 Map PDF

M-9-2010
GILL NETS EASTERN ALBEMARLE SOUND, CROATAN SOUND AND ROANOKE SOUND AREA
M-9-2010 Map PDF

M-8-2010
LARGE MESH GILL NETS: INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS
M-8-2010 Map PDF

FF-50-2010
SPINY DOGFISH-COMMERCIAL
FISHING OPERATIONS

--------------------------------------------- 2010 - April ---------------------------------------------

FF-49-2010
SPINY DOGFISH-
COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS- ATLANTIC OCEAN-HARVEST

FF 48 2010
STRIPED BASS RECREATIONAL ATLANTIC OCEAN:
OCRACOKE INLET TO NORTH CAROLINA/VIRGINIA STATE LINE

FF-47-2010
RED DRUM-
COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATONS

SH-4-2010
SHRIMPING AND CRAB TRAWLING

PT-6-2010
CRAB, EEL, FISH AND SHRIMP POTS
PT-5-2010
CRAB, EEL, FISH AND SHRIMP POTS
FF-46-2010
PROCLAMATION
SCUP

FF-45-2010
RED DRUM-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS

PT-4-2010
CRAB, EEL, FISH AND SHRIMP POTS
PT-3-2010
CRAB POT ESCAPE RINGS
M-7-2010
GILL NETS - ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA
FF-44-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON
COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - March ---------------------------------------------
SH-3-2010
2010 SHRIMPING AND CRAB TRAWLING
FF-43-2010
RED DRUM-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATONS
FF-42-2010
FLOUNDER RECREATIONAL PURPOSE
PDF Map of FF-42-2010
FF-41-2010
SCUP
FF-40-2010
SPOTTED SEATROUT
M-6-2010
HORSESHOE CRABS COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
M-5-2010
GILL NETS- WESTERN PAMLICO SOUND AND RIVERS
FF-39-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON - COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS OF CARTERET, CRAVEN, BEAUFORT, AND PAMLICO COUNTIES, PUNGO RIVER, WEST BAY, PAMLICO SOUND
FF-38-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA
FF-37-2010
DISCRETIONARY RIVER HERRING SET-ASIDE
FF-36-2010
VERMILION SNAPPER COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - ATLANTIC OCEAN
SH-2-2010
2010 SHRIMPING AND CRAB TRAWLING
RS-4-2010
RESEARCH SANCTUARY
FF-35-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON GILL NETS ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-34-2010
SCUP
SF-1-2010
2010 OYSTER SEASON CLOSURE
RS-3-2010
RESEARCH SANCTUARY
RS-2-2010
RESEARCH SANCTUARY
--------------------------------------------- 2010 - February ---------------------------------------------
FF-33-2010
FLOUNDER COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-32-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON OCEAN TRAWL: ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-31-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON - BEACH SEINES: ATLANTIC OCEAN
SH-1-2010
PEELER CRAB TRAWLING
M-4-2010
LARGE MESH GILL NET MAXIMUM SIZE
FF-30-2010
BLACK SEA BASS COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-29-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON - COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS - INTERNAL COASTAL WATERS OF CRAVEN, BEAUFORT, AND PAMLICO COUNTIES, PUNGO RIVER, WEST BAY, AND PAMLICO SOUND
FF-28-2010
SCUP
M-3-2010
DISCRETIONARY HERRING PERMIT
M-2-2010
GILL NETS MONKFISH IN ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-27-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON - BEACH SEINES: ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-26-2010
MONKFISH COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS ATLANTIC OCEAN


FF-25-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON OCEAN TRAWL: ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-24-2010
SPINY DOGFISH-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
FF-23-2010
SCUP


FF-22-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON - BEACH SEINES: ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-21-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON GILL NETS ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-20-2010
SPINY DOGFISH-COMMERCIAL
FISHING OPERATIONS

--------------------------------------------- 2010 - January ---------------------------------------------
SC-1-2010
BAY SCALLOP SEASON

PT-2-2010
CRAB, EEL, FISH AND SHRIMP POTS

FF-19-2010
SCUP

FF-18-2010
BLACK SEA BASS COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS ATLANTIC OCEAN

FF-17-2010
FLOUNDER COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS ATLANTIC OCEAN
M-1-2010
GILL NETS - ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA
FF-16-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
ALBEMARLE SOUND MANAGEMENT AREA
FF-15-2010
SPINY DOGFISH-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
PT-1-2010
CRAB, EEL, FISH AND SHRIMP POTS
FF-14-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON OCEAN TRAWL: ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-13-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON GILL NETS ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-12-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON - BEACH SEINES: ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-11-2010
SPINY DOGFISH-COMMERCIAL
FISHING OPERATIONS
FF-10-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON-BEACH SEINES- ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-9-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON-GILLNETS-ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-8-2010
SCUP
FF-7-2010
BLACK SEA BASS-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS- ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-6-2010
FLOUNDER-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS-ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-5-2010
SPINY DOGFISH-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS
FF-4-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON - BEACH SEINES: ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-3-2010
STRIPED BASS SEASON GILL NETS ATLANTIC OCEAN
FF-2-2010
SPINY DOGFISH-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS- ATLANTIC OCEAN
M-32-2009 (Revised)
POUND NET SET CLOSURE PERIOD
FF-1-2010
PELAGIC SHARKS
FF-79-2009 (Revised)
SPINY DOGFISH-COMMERCIAL FISHING OPERATIONS- ATLANTIC OCEAN-HARVEST
RS-1-2010
RESEARCH SANCTUARY