Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022
A. The minimum size limit of scup harvested by commercial fishing gear shall be nine inches in total length.
B. The minimum size limit of scup harvested by recreational fishing gear including hook and line, rod and reel, spear, and gig shall be eight inches in total length.
C. It shall be unlawful for any person to catch and retain possession of any scup of smaller than the designated minimum size limit, as described, respectively, in subsections A and B of this section.
D. It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, trade, barter, or offer to sell, trade, or barter any scup less than nine inches in total length.
4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-910-30
Derived from Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 20, eff. June 30, 1996; amended, Virginia Register Volume 17, Issue 14, eff. March 1, 2001; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 15, eff. 3/1/2018; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 02, eff. 9/1/2018; Amended, Virginia Register Volume 35, Issue 06, eff. 11/2/2018.
Statutory Authority: § 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.