4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-770-40 - Harvesting oysters by patent tongs

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

A. Area. The entire management area shall be open to harvesting under this section.
B. Season. The season under this section shall be from October 1 through the last day of February, inclusive, of each year.
C. Time of day. The harvesting of oysters under this section shall be limited to from sunrise to 2 p.m. Culling boards shall be clean before sunrise and by 2 p.m.
D. Gear Limitations. Only two patent tongs may be on board any boat at any time. Hand tongs or dredges are not permitted on board any vessel at the same time as patent tongs.

Notes

4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-770-40
Derived from VR450-01-8412, eff. December 31, 1984.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 and Chapter 5 (§ 28.2-500 et seq.) of Title 28.2 of the Code of Virginia.

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