Heavy Rain Temporarily Closes 2 Waterways To Shell Fishing

All this rain is beneficial, but it is causing problems for some of our water ways.

That's the reason The Division Of Marine Fisheries and The State Health Department have temporally closed shell fishing in two counties.

State officials say you should not take or sell oysters, clams or mussels from these polluted waters.

The Bear and Queens Creeks in Onslow county and down in Brunswick county, the Lockwoods Folly River. Marines fisheries says runoff from heavy rain is polluting these area waterways prompting this advisory.

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