4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-880-30 - Hard crab pot limits

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

A. It shall be unlawful for any person to place, set or fish more than 255 hard crab pots in the tributaries of the mainstem Chesapeake Bay or the Potomac River tributaries.
B. It shall be unlawful for any person to place, set or fish more than 425 hard crab pots in the mainstem Chesapeake Bay or coastal area.
C. It shall be unlawful for any person to place, set or fish more than 425 hard crab pots in Virginia tidal waters.
D. It shall be unlawful for any person to take or catch hard crabs or peeler crabs using any type of pot other than a licensed hard crab pot or peeler pot except as provided in § 28.2-226 of the Code of Virginia.

Notes

4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-880-30
Derived from Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 14, eff. February 29, 1996; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 19, eff. April 30, 2008; Volume 24, Issue 21, eff. June 1, 2008; Volume 25, Issue 21, eff. June 1, 2009.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

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