Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
1/27/2020

Chapter 200. Game: Rabbit and Hares

4VAC15-200-10. Open season; generally.

Except as otherwise specifically provided by the sections appearing in this chapter, it shall be lawful to hunt rabbit from the Saturday prior to the first Monday in November through the last day in February , both dates inclusive.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-501 and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-18 § 1, eff. July 1, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 19, eff. July 1, 2003; Volume 22, Issue 19, eff. July 1, 2006; Volume 24, Issue 6, eff. October 26, 2007.

4VAC15-200-20. Bag limit.

The bag limit for rabbit shall be six a day.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-501 and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-18 § 3, eff. July 1, 1991.

4VAC15-200-30. Trapping with box traps.

It shall be lawful to trap rabbits with box traps from October 15 through January 31, both dates inclusive; provided, that no traps shall be set on the lands of another without written permission; provided further, that it shall be lawful to live-trap rabbits and transport them for release or restocking purposes in Virginia at any time, provided they are not released onto the lands of another without permission.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-501 and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-18 § 4, eff. October 1, 1991; amended, Virginia Register, Volume 27, Issue 23, eff. July 1, 2011.

4VAC15-200-40. [Repealed]

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-18 § 6, eff. July 1, 1989; repealed, Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 1997.



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