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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Chapter 320. Fish: Fishing Generally
7/13/2020

4VAC15-320-40. Sale of Game Fish, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Gizzard Shad, Carp, Gar, and Catfish.

Game fish, yellow perch, and catfish raised in a privately owned facility by the holder of a Permit to Propagate and Sell Certain Wildlife or Permit to Hold and Sell Certain Wildlife may be sold as follows: (i) game fish for stocking private waters; (ii) game fish for stocking public waters only with approval from the department pursuant to 4VAC15-320-60; (iii) trout pursuant to 4VAC15-330-180 and 4VAC15-330-190; and (iv) yellow perch and catfish for stocking private waters, public waters pursuant to 4VAC15-320-60, or for human consumption. Except as otherwise provided for in 4VAC15-320-25 and 4VAC15-360-10, catfish, yellow perch, white perch, gizzard shad, carp, and gar may be taken from below the fall line in all tidal rivers of the Chesapeake Bay and sold commercially in accordance with Virginia Marine Resources Commission commercial fishing regulations.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-03-1 § 4, eff. January 1, 1989; amended, Volume 11, Issue 05, eff. January 1, 1995; Volume 13, Issue 05, eff. January 1, 1997; Volume 19, Issue 05, eff. January 1, 2003; Volume 23, Issue 09, eff. January 15, 2007.

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