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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 320. Pertaining to the Taking of Black Drum

4VAC20-320-50. Special management area/time restrictions.

A. It shall be unlawful for any person to place, set, or fish gill nets or trotlines from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. of each day for the period of May 1 to June 7, dates inclusive, in the southeastern portion of the Chesapeake Bay in the area bounded by a line drawn from the Cape Charles Jetty to the 36A Buoy to the RN-28 Buoy, then south along the Baltimore Channel to the Fourth Island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, then north along Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel to Fisherman's Island then north along the coast, returning to the Cape Charles Jetty, except as described in subsection B of this section.

B. It shall be lawful to place, set, or fish gill nets less than five inches in stretched mesh in the special management area as described in subsection A of this section.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0043 § 5, eff. May 5, 1987; amended, Virginia Register Volume 8, Issue 14, eff. March 1, 1992; Volume 10, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 1994; Volume 11, Issue 17, eff. April 14, 1995; Volume 24, Issue 12, eff. February 1, 2008.

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