Commercial harvest of striped bass closed

Published 8:50 am Monday, March 21, 2022

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North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation FF-15-2022 closed the harvest of striped bass taken for commercial purposes in the Albemarle Sound Management Area at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 14, 2022 due to the spring 2022 commercial quota allocation being reached.

“The intent of this proclamation is to manage the commercial harvest of striped bass in the Albemarle Sound Management Area within the 24,144-pound annual harvest quota established by the November 2020 Revision to Amendment 1 of the North Carolina Estuarine Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan,” states the proclamation.


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