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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Wildlife Resources
Chapter 260. Game: Waterfowl and Waterfowl Blinds
11/28/2020

4VAC15-260-130. Bonus scaup area.

Whenever federal migratory waterfowl regulations permit a special season for taking scaup ducks outside the regular duck hunting season, or permit an extra bag limit on scaup ducks during the regular duck hunting season, within an area designated under regulations adopted by the board, the area to which such special season or extra bag limit shall apply shall be designated and delineated as follows:

The tidal waters of Accomack and Northampton counties; the waters of Virginia Beach seaward of, but not including, Back Bay and all of its tributaries, and seaward of Route 60; Virginia waters bordering on and tributary to the Potomac River below the mouth of Chopawamsic Creek at Quantico Marine Reservation, but in no case above any highway bridge across such tributaries; and the waters of Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries upstream to Routes 644 and 200 in Northumberland County, Route 360 on the Rappahannock River, Route 3 on the Piankatank River, Route 33 of the York River, a line between Jamestown ferry dock and Scotland ferry dock on the James River, Route 17 on Chuckatuck Creek and the Nansemond River, Routes 17 and 58 on the Elizabeth River, and Route 337 on the Lafayette River.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-103, 29.1-501, and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-24 § 15, eff. July 1, 1973; amended, Volume 11, Issue 04, eff. December 14, 1994.

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