For more information on crab traps and pounds see 4vac20 460 10. The virginia recreational assessment program is a new initiative by the virginia marine resources commission to develop improved fishery information in cooperation with the recreational fishing community.
However a saltwater fishing license is required.
Recreational fishing virginia. The recreational cobia season starts june 1 2020. Virginia recreation services for hunting fishing and boating. Browse all recreational property for sale in virginia to find the recreational tract that suits your lifestyle needs from hunting and fishing properties for the outdoor enthusiast to undeveloped acreage ready for future residential property development.
Saltwater recreational hook line fishing regulations new. Virginia saltwater fisherman s journal press release poster. The fishing licenses listed below are required for recreational non commercial use of a rod and reel hook and line handline spear or gig cast net or up to two eel pots in virginia tidal saltwater areas including the atlantic ocean out to the three mile limit.
The initiative includes the following projects. Recreational fishing overview shenandoah national park contains over 70. For more information on shellfish safety and condemnation zones see the virginia department of health.
Official 2020 virginia fishing boating rules regulations. Any law or regulation applying to the setting or fishing of crab pound traps or crab trot lines shall also apply when those gears are set or fished for recreational purposes 4vac20 670 30. Recreational fishing with all other gears.
License permit information season dates size creel limits and more. Any person not fishing but aiding a disabled license holder. The potomac rappahannock and.
Recreational cobia fishing recreational crabbing. For more information on recreational use of commercial gear see 4vac20 670 10. Mountain streams and their minor tributaries that serve as high quality sources for three of virginia s ten major drainages.
The following activities do not require a license permit or documentation in virginia code 28 2 226. Virginia saltwater recreational fishing licenses. Please visit the following web page for information on permitting and reporting for the 2020 season.