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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 1110. Pertaining to Sheepshead

4VAC20-1110-30. Recreational harvest and possession limit.

The recreational harvest, landing and possession limit for sheepshead, as described in 4VAC20-1110-20, shall be four fish. It shall be unlawful for any person to recreationally harvest, land or possess more than four sheepshead within or without Virginia tidal waters. When fishing from any boat or vessel where the entire catch is held in a common hold or container, the possession limit for sheepshead shall be for the boat or vessel and shall be equal to the number of persons on board legally eligible to fish multiplied by four. The captain or operator of the boat or vessel shall be responsible for any boat or vessel possession limits.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 19, eff. May 1, 2007.

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