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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 1180. Pertaining to Fishing Guides, Charter Boat, and Head Boat Fisheries
4/16/2024

4VAC20-1180-30. Fishing guide license and charter boat and head boat permit.

A. Either a Class A fishing guide license or Class B fishing guide license or a fishing guide reciprocity permit shall be required for a charter boat or head boat captain operating for hire in the waters of the Commonwealth under the jurisdiction of the Marine Resources Commission, pursuant to 4VAC20-1180-70.

B. A charter boat or head boat permit or a fishing guide reciprocity permit shall be required for any registered or documented charter boat or head boat operating for hire in the waters of the Commonwealth under the jurisdiction of the Marine Resources Commission, pursuant to 4VAC20-1180-70.

C. A fishing guide reciprocity permit can be obtained at no cost provided the applicant furnishes copies of the applicant's Maryland fishing guide license, U.S. Coast Guard license, and vessel documentation or registration.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 9, eff. December 22, 2008; amended, Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 1, eff. December 1, 2009; Volume 38, Issue 15, eff. March 1, 2022.

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