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Code of Virginia
Title 28.2. Fisheries and Habitat of the Tidal Waters
Chapter 2. General Provisions
1/16/2021

§ 28.2-206. Virginia Saltwater Sport Fishing Tournament.

The Commission shall promote and develop the Commonwealth's saltwater angling resources for their recreational and economic benefits. These efforts shall include, but not be limited to, a subprogram, the Virginia Saltwater Sport Fishing Tournament, which shall:

1. Publicize and document the quantity, quality, and variety of the Commonwealth's saltwater angling resources; and

2. Establish a system for securing and maintaining records of the largest of each marine game fish commonly taken in the Commonwealth's marine waters by anglers. When possible, fish caught or taken in the tournament shall be released alive.

1990, c. 364, § 28.1-22.1; 1992, c. 836.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.