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Pertaining to Commercial Hook-and-Line Fishing [4 VAC 20 ‑ 995]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation establishes a limited commercial hook-and-line fishery in Virginia tidal waters. Its provisions are designed to provide for a viable commercial fishery, while minimizing impacts on fully utilized fish stocks and conflicts with the recreational fishery.
State Authority Section 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

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Newport News, VA 23607
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