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Code of Virginia
Title 28.2. Fisheries and Habitat of the Tidal Waters
Chapter 7. Crabs

§ 28.2-706. Restrictions on crab scraping; penalty. (2018 updated section)

It is unlawful for any person to:

1. Use a crab scrape having a mouth longer than four feet and a toothed bar;

2. Haul a scrape, except by hand; or

3. Have more than two scrapes overboard.

A violation of any provision of this section is a Class 3 misdemeanor.

1983, c. 603, § 28.1-165.1; 1987, cc. 90, 159; 1992, c. 836; 2018, c. 115.