Gill nets topic of emergency meeting

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KINSTON – The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission will hold an emergency meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 13, at the County Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Lenoir County Courthouse, 130 S. Queen St., Kinston.

The commission will address directing the Director of the Division of Marine Fisheries to issue a proclamation regarding gill nets, similar if not identical to the one requested at the commission’s February Meeting.

The commission will also discuss requesting that the Wildlife Resources Commission adopt concurrent regulations regarding recreational harvest of striped bass in the joint waters of the state.


The commission will not accept public comment at this meeting, and there will not be live stream audio.