Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022
A. During the relay season, it shall be
unlawful for any person possessing a permit for relay clam harvest as required
by § 28.2-810 of the Code of Virginia, to harvest clams from clean waters
without first obtaining authorization from the Operations Office.
B. Any clammer who has been issued a permit
for relay clams, shall notify the Operations Office before his boat leaves the
dock, either by marine radio (channel 17) or by telephone (1-800-541-4646,
(804) 247-2265 or (804) 247-2266), of his intent to patent tong clams in a
nonrestricted area on that day. Each permitted clammer shall provide the
Operations Office with his name, relay permit number, boat name, present
location (for possible verification), departure time, destination and buyer to
whom the clams will be sold.
Each permitted clammer shall also notify the Operations Office at the time his
boat returns to the dock and furnish his catch count.
4 Va. Admin.
VR450-01-0077 § 3, eff. June 15, 1992; amended, Virginia Register Volume
10, Issue 9, eff. January 1, 1994; Volume 11, Issue 17, eff. April 14,
§§ 28.2-201 and 28.2-810 of the Code of