North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation M-2-2021 opened the season to the commercial harvest of horseshoe crabs from 12:01 a.m. Jan. 1, 2021 through 11:59 p.m. April 30, 2021.
The daily harvest limit is established at 50 horseshoe crabs per fishing operation.
Effective May 1, 2021, it is unlawful to possess horseshoe crabs taken in a commercial fishing operation.
The intent of this proclamation is to allow North Carolina to comply with the requirements of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Interstate Fisheries Management PlanAdd to favorites
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