4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-560-40 - Patent tong season

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

A. The lawful season for the harvest of clams by patent tong from the Poquoson River Shellfish Management Area shall be March 15 through May 1.
B. The lawful season for the harvest of clams by patent tong from the Back River Shellfish Management Area shall be January 1 through March 31.
C. It shall be unlawful for any person to harvest clams by patent tong from either the Poquoson River Shellfish Management Area or Back River Shellfish Management Area except as provided in subsections A and B of this section.
D. It shall be unlawful for any person to harvest clams by patent tong from the Newport News Shellfish Management Area during any month, except May, June, July, August and September.

Notes

4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-560-40
Derived from VR450-01-0073 §4, eff. September 9, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 9, Issue 10, eff. January 1, 1993; Volume 10, Issue 9, eff. January 1, 1994; Volume 11, Issue 14, eff. March 9, 1995; Volume 13, Issue 18, eff. May 1, 1997; Volume 14, Issue 18, eff. May 1, 1998; Volume 15, Issue 7, eff. December 1, 1998; Volume 17, Issue 7, eff. December 1, 2000; Volume 22, Issue 19, eff. April 28, 2006; Volume 26, Issue 19, eff. May 1, 2010; Volume 29, Issue 2, eff. September 1, 2012; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 25, eff. 8/1/2015.

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

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