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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 380. Pertaining to Grey Trout (Weakfish)

4VAC20-380-60. Recreational Fishing Seasons, Minimum Size Limits, and Possession Limits.

A. It shall be unlawful for any person fishing with hook and line, rod and reel or hand line to possess more than one grey trout and the minimum size limit shall be 12 inches in total length.

B. When fishing from a boat or vessel where the entire catch is held in a common hold or container, the possession limit shall be for the boat or vessel and shall be equal to the number of persons on board legally eligible to fish multiplied by one. The captain or operator of the boat or vessel shall be responsible for any boat or vessel possession limit. Any grey trout taken after the possession limit has been reached shall be returned to the water immediately.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0050 § 6, eff. August 1, 1988; amended, Volume 08, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 1992; Volume 10, Issue 25, eff. July 29, 1994; Volume 11, Issue 03, eff. October 4, 1994; Volume 11, Issue 07, eff. December 1, 1994; Volume 11, Issue 16, eff. April 4, 1995; Volume 13, Issue 01, eff. September 1, 1996; Volume 13, Issue 14, eff. March 1, 1997; Volume 14, Issue 03, eff. October 7, 1997; Volume 14, Issue 16, eff. March 31, 1998; Volume 19, Issue 14, eff. March 1, 2003; Volume 23, Issue 21, eff. October 1, 2007; Volume 26, Issue 15, eff. May 1, 2010; Volume 35, Issue 02, eff. September 1, 2018.

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