08.02.04.10

.10 Dredging with an Auxiliary Yawl Boat.

A. A dredge boat may be propelled by means of an auxiliary yawl boat carried on the dredge boat to catch oysters in areas where dredge boats are permitted, except in:

(1) The waters upstream of a line in the Choptank River extending from a point at or near Martin Point defined by Lat. 3837.695 N, Long. 767.323 W; then running approximately 212 True to a point defined by Lat. 3836.791 N, Long. 768.067 W;

(2) All of the waters enclosed by a line beginning at or near Kent Point, defined by Lat. 3850.180 N, Long. 7622.100 W; then running approximately 183 True to a point defined by Lat. 3850.036 N, Long. 7622.108 W; then running approximately 269 True to a point at or near Bloody Point Lighthouse defined by Lat. 3850.027 N, Long. 7623.511 W; then running approximately 354 True to a point defined by Lat. 3851.958 N, Long. 7623.547 W; then running approximately 4 True to a point defined by Lat. 3856.762 N, Long. 7622.807 W; then running approximately 19 True to a point south of the William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge defined by Lat. 3859.311 N, Long. 7621.908 W; then running approximately 102 True to a point defined by Lat. 3858.911 N, Long. 7620.087 W; then running southerly along the shore to the point of beginning; or

(3) Areas established as oyster sanctuaries in Regulation .15A of this chapter.

B. A dredge boat may be propelled in accordance with §A of this regulation for not more than 2 of the days of the week, specified by public notice, that a person may catch oysters for commercial purposes during the season for dredging oysters.

C. Notice shall be provided to the Department in advance of each day a dredge boat is propelled in accordance with §A of this regulation.