4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-320-65 - Gill net mesh size and tending restrictions: exemptions

Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022

A. Any registered commercial fisherman who is permitted to harvest black drum in accordance with 4VAC20-320-70 A and sets or fishes any gill net east of the COLREGS Line and north of the North Carolina-Virginia border and south of the Maryland-Virginia border in Virginia waters, shall be exempt from the maximum gill net mesh size described in 4VAC20-430-65 A and B, during the months of April, May and June, provided that the fisherman sets and fishes only floating gill nets.
B. Any registered commercial fisherman who is permitted to harvest black drum in accordance with 4VAC20-320-70 A and sets or fishes any gill net east of the COLREGS Line and north of the North Carolina-Virginia border and south of the Maryland-Virginia border in Virginia waters, shall be exempt from the tending requirements described in 4VAC20-430-65 C and D, during the month of June, provided that the fisherman sets and fishes floating gill nets.

Notes

4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-320-65
Derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 18, eff. May 1, 2005.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.201 and 28.2-236 of the Code of Virginia.

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