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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 1180. Pertaining to Fishing Guides
4/1/2020

4VAC20-1180-30. Fishing Guide License; Fees.

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 and fishing in the tidal salt waters of the Commonwealth under the jurisdiction of the commission.

B. The annual fee for the Class A fishing guide license or the Class B fishing guide license shall be $100 for a resident and $200 for a nonresident. Fishing guide reciprocity permits can be obtained at no cost provided the applicant furnishes copies of his Maryland fishing guide license and U.S. Coast Guard license.

C. When the same applicant purchases a Class A or Class B fishing guide license prior to purchasing one charter boat or head boat license as required by § 28.2-302.8 of the Code of Virginia, the fee for that charter boat or head boat license shall be reduced by the cost of the fishing guide license.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 25, Issue 09, eff. December 22, 2008; amended, Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 01, eff. December 1, 2009.

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