The conventional industrial Fishing License is an annual permit for commercial fishermen whom harvest and sell seafood, shrimp, crab or any marine types, except menhaden, and shellfish. To harvest menhaden and shellfish, fishermen must elect recommendations with their traditional industrial Fishing License, or buy a Shellfish License. Becoming qualified to receive this license, someone or company should have a current/valid Standard or Retired Standard Commercial Fishing License for previous permit 12 months. This license are transported and assigned. A commercial fishing vessel enrollment will likely be needed for fishermen just who use boats to harvest seafood. Fishermen holding this license can only just sell their catch to an authorized seafood dealership.
Conclusion Date: Summer 30 of every year
Note: if you don't have a typical Commercial Fishing permits or resigned Standard Commercial Fishing permits you may possibly apply for one through eligibility share. Permits tend to be distributed to people satisfying set up criteria, including past involvement in commercial fishing, amount of reliance on commercial fishing along with other aspects.
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N.C. Unit of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632