4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-540-40 - Minimum size limits

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

A. Minimum size limit for Spanish mackerel is established at 14 inches in total length.
B. Minimum size limit for king mackerel is established at 27 inches in total length.
C. It shall be unlawful for any person to take, catch, or possess any Spanish mackerel less than 14 inches in total length.
D. Except as provided in subsection E of this section it shall be unlawful for any person to take, catch, or possess any king mackerel less than 27 inches in total length.
E. Nothing in this section shall prohibit the taking, catching, or possession of any king mackerel less than 27 inches in total length by a licensed pound net.

Notes

4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-540-40
Derived from VR450-01-0070 § 4, eff. June 8, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 17, eff. April 14, 1995; Volume 17, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 2001; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 02, eff. 9/1/2018; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 36, Issue 26, eff. 8/17/2020; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 02, eff. 9/1/2020.

Statutory Authority: § 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

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