Comments sought on proposed pound net set extension near Hog Island
Published 7:05 pm Friday, March 17, 2023
North Carolina Marine Fisheries has given notice that Billy Gaither Midgette Jr., of Wanchese, proposes to extend an existing pound net set in Dare County.
The location is in the Croatan Sound southeast of Wanchese in the vicinity of Hog Island. This is an extension of an existing set. The entire set will extend a total of 468 yards in length and contain one pound. The existing set is number PN202005.
Public comments relative to the proposed extension must be received prior to Wednesday, March 22, 2023. If it is deemed necessary, the fisheries director may hold a public meeting after the comment period has ended to take additional public comment on the proposed pound net set extension.
Comments and/or questions concerning the proposed pound net set extension or the specific location should be directed to Pound Nets, Division of Marine Fisheries, P.O. Box 769, Morehead, NC 28557, 800-682-2632, ext. 8076 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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