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All but one management unit closed to certain gill nets starting Thursday

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation M-11-2021 closes internal coastal waters in Management Unit C and maintains closures in all management units south of Management Unit A to the use of gill nets with a stretched mesh length of 4 inches through 6½ inches.

The closure is effective at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, April 15, 2021.

The closure to gill nets with a stretched mesh length of 4 inches through 6 ½ inches in Internal Coastal Waters applies to Management Unit B, C, D1, D2 and E.

In Section II, under exempted gear are run-round, strike, drop or trammel gill nets that are set and then are immediately retrieved and drift gill nets that are used to capture fish while being moved along by water currents and the net being actively fished and attended from deployment through retrieval.

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