Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Wildlife Resources
Board of Wildlife Resources
Game: Fox [4 VAC 15 ‑ 110]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Establish a separate gray fox hunting season
Action 6232
General Information
Action Summary Proposed amendments would separate the red fox and gray fox hunting seasons; establish a reduced gray fox hunting season from January 1 through the end of February; create a daily bag limit of 1 gray fox per hunting party; allow landowners or their agent to take gray foxes year-round only when gray foxes are causing damage or posing a threat to human health and safety
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but falls within the Executive Branch and will be reviewed by the Governor's Office.
RIS Project Yes  [7531]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9994 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/24/2023.
10037 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/17/2023.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Cale Godfrey  / Assistant Director, Wildlife Division
Address: 7870 Villa Park Drive
Henrico, VA 23228
Email Address:
Phone: (804)308-4210    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-