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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 280. Pertaining to Speckled Trout and Red Drum
4/1/2020

4VAC20-280-40. Possession Limits.

A. It shall be unlawful for any person fishing commercially with commercial hook and line gear or recreationally with any gear type to possess more than five speckled trout in any one day from January 1 through December 31, except as described in subsection B of this section.

B. It shall be unlawful for any person fishing commercially with commercial hook and line gear or recreationally with any gear type to take, harvest, or possess any speckled trout from March 1 through July 31, 2014.

C. It shall be unlawful for any person fishing recreationally with any gear type to possess more than three red drum.

D. It shall be unlawful for any person fishing commercially with any gear type to possess more than five red drum.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0037 § 4, eff. June 1, 1986; amended, Volume 08, Issue 14, eff. March 1, 1992; Volume 08, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1992; Volume 11, Issue 17, eff. April 14, 1995; Volume 19, Issue 10, eff. January 1, 2003; Volume 27, Issue 16, eff. April 1, 2011; Volume 30, Issue 17, eff. April 1, 2014.

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