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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 252. Pertaining to Atlantic Striped Bass

4VAC20-252-90. Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries fall striped bass recreational fishery.

A. The open season for the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries fall striped bass recreational fishery shall be October 4 through December 31, inclusive.

B. The minimum size limit shall be 19 inches total length.

C. The maximum size limit shall be 24 inches total length.

D. The daily possession limit shall be one fish per person.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 8, eff. December 6, 1996; amended, Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 14, eff. March 1, 1997; Volume 16, Issue 10, eff. January 1, 2000; Volume 17, Issue 12, eff. January 26, 2001; Volume 20, Issue 10, eff. January 5, 2004; Volume 22, Issue 1, eff. September 1, 2005; Volume 24, Issue 4, eff. October 1, 2007; Volume 25, Issue 6, eff. November 1, 2008; Volume 26, Issue 1, eff. September 1, 2009; Volume 28, Issue 25, eff. August 1, 2012; Volume 31, Issue 17, eff. April 1, 2015; Volume 36, Issue 4, eff. September 25, 2019; Volume 36, Issue 26, eff. August 1, 2020; Volume 39, Issue 24, eff. July 1, 2023; Volume 40, Issue 18, eff. April 1, 2024.

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