Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Wildlife Resources
Board of Wildlife Resources
Fish: Fishing Generally [4 VAC 15 ‑ 320]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Changes to creel and length limits for certain fish (Section 25).
Action 6495
General Information
Action Summary Proposals are to (i) remove two regulations on black bass, (ii) modify regulations on coastal striped bass, (iii) modify and simplify regulations on esocids (pike, pickerel and muskellunge), (iv) clarify geographic extent of regulations on rock and Roanoke bass, and (v) remove bullheads from the table and default them to statewide non-game regulations.
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  [7952]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
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
10373 Proposed Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (08/12/2024).
Contact Information
Name / Title: Aaron Proctor  / Policy Manager
Address: 7870 Villa Park Drive, Suite 400
Henrico, VA 23228
Email Address:
Phone: (804)801-8199    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.