"Application to Hold and Sell Certain Fish, Snakes, Snapping Turtles, & Hellgrammites for Sale" - Virginia

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VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF GAME AND INLAND FISHERIES
APPLICATION TO HOLD AND SELL CERTAIN FISH, SNAKES, SNAPPING TURTLES,
& HELLGRAMMITES FOR SALE (20 & 21 - HOLD)
(Under Authority of § 29.1-412, and 417 of the Code of Virginia, 4 VAC 15-360-50)
PERMIT PERIOD IS OCTOBER 1
THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30
(or part thereof)
ST
TH
Non-refundable Application Fee: (See below)
Permit (Check One): ____ NEW ____ RENEWAL
Previous VDGIF Permit No.________________
____Mr. ____Mrs. ____Ms. ____Miss.
Name of Applicant ________________________________________________________________________
Address _________________________________________________________________________________
_______________ ________ ________ County ______________________________________
City
State
Zip
Phone Number ______________________ Email ______________________________
Date of Birth
Last four of SSN
Last 4 of Driver’s Lic#
Business Name ______________________________________________________________________
Business
Address_____________________________________________________________________________
_______________ ________ ________
______________________________________
City
State
Zip
County
Phone Number ______________________
Name and location of facility if different from above, where animal(s) will be sold:
__________________________________________________________________County_________________
Type of business: (Non-refundable Application Fee - Check those that apply)
AF [
] Aquaculture Facility ($10.00)
BS
[
] Retail or wholesale bait store ($10.00)
PS
[
] Retail or wholesale pet store ($10.00)
TN [
] Trout catch-out pond ($50.00) [Fishing license not required]
* Permit required only if fish are being sold by weight (e.g. by the pound)
6/17/2020
VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF GAME AND INLAND FISHERIES
APPLICATION TO HOLD AND SELL CERTAIN FISH, SNAKES, SNAPPING TURTLES,
& HELLGRAMMITES FOR SALE (20 & 21 - HOLD)
(Under Authority of § 29.1-412, and 417 of the Code of Virginia, 4 VAC 15-360-50)
PERMIT PERIOD IS OCTOBER 1
THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30
(or part thereof)
ST
TH
Non-refundable Application Fee: (See below)
Permit (Check One): ____ NEW ____ RENEWAL
Previous VDGIF Permit No.________________
____Mr. ____Mrs. ____Ms. ____Miss.
Name of Applicant ________________________________________________________________________
Address _________________________________________________________________________________
_______________ ________ ________ County ______________________________________
City
State
Zip
Phone Number ______________________ Email ______________________________
Date of Birth
Last four of SSN
Last 4 of Driver’s Lic#
Business Name ______________________________________________________________________
Business
Address_____________________________________________________________________________
_______________ ________ ________
______________________________________
City
State
Zip
County
Phone Number ______________________
Name and location of facility if different from above, where animal(s) will be sold:
__________________________________________________________________County_________________
Type of business: (Non-refundable Application Fee - Check those that apply)
AF [
] Aquaculture Facility ($10.00)
BS
[
] Retail or wholesale bait store ($10.00)
PS
[
] Retail or wholesale pet store ($10.00)
TN [
] Trout catch-out pond ($50.00) [Fishing license not required]
* Permit required only if fish are being sold by weight (e.g. by the pound)
6/17/2020
CN [
] Catfish catch-out pond ($50.00) [Fishing license not required]
* Permit required only if fish are being sold by weight (e.g. by the pound)
Indicate Species (√ ) to be held and sold (check all that apply): No threatened or endangered species can be
held or sold.
The following captive-bred species may be held and sold by AF, BS, PS, TN and CN for stocking private ponds,
for bait, for aquarium use, for human consumption and for use in catch-out ponds.
[
] Catfish (Family Ictaluridae except Madtoms & Blue Catfish and its hybrids) (List specific species on the
attached sheet)
[
] Trout (including all Salmonidae) (List specific species on the attached sheet)
[
] Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens)
The following captive-bred species may be held and sold by AF for stocking private ponds.
[
] All Sunfish Family Members (Including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, rock bass, bluegill,
crappie) (List specific species on the attached sheet)
[
] Walleye (Stizostedion vitreum)
[
] White Bass (Morone chrysops)
[
] Chain Pickerel (Esox niger)
[
] Muskellunge (Esox masquinongy)
[
] Northern Pike (Esox lucius)
The following species may be held and sold by AF for human consumption only and for sale to other facilities
that possess a valid Hold and Sell or Propagation Permit and a permit to import and possess non-native
(exotic) wildlife. Annual Report Required for Tilapia
[
] Mossambique Tilapia (Tilapia mossambicuss)
[
] Nile Tilapia (Tilapia nilotica)
[
] Blue Tilapia (Tilapia aurea)
[
] Zanzibar Tilapia (Tilapia hornorum)
The following species may be held and sold by AF, BS and PS for stocking private ponds, for bait, and for
aquarium use.
[
] Minnows and Chubs (Family Cyprinidae) (List specific species on the attached sheet)
(No permit required for holding and selling goldfish)
6/17/2020
[
] Triploid Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) A signed Certified Triploid Grass Carp distributor agreement
must accompany this permit. The certified distributor agreement must be renewed along this permit.
Only captive bred corn snakes, eastern kingsnakes, mole kingsnakes, and scarlet kingsnakes may be held and sold
by PS. Maximum purchase size for corn snakes is 16 inches, eastern kingsnakes is 16 inches and mole kingsnakes
is 12 inches, scarlet kingsnake is 12 inches. Maximum purchase size refers to wholesale purchases and does not
apply to retail snakes.
[
] Eastern Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula getula)
[
] Mole Kingsnake (Lampropeltis calligaster rhombomaculata)
[
] Corn Snake (Elaphe guttata guttata)
[
] Scarlet Kingsnake (Lampropeltis elapsoides)
Snapping turtles may be held and sold by AF and PS for human consumption and for aquarium use. Turtles must
be legally obtained from a permitted dealer or collector and the minimum shell size shall be 9 inches lengthwise.
[
] Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentina serpentina)
Hellgrammites may be held and sold by AF, BS, and PS to individuals for bait and for aquarium use.
[
] Hellgrammites
Applicant signature ____________________________________ Date__________________________
By my signature above, I hereby certify that all entries made on this application are true and complete, and I agree
and understand that any falsification of information herein, regardless of time of discovery, may result in denial
or revocation of my permit.
TYPED SIGNATURE IS AUTHORIZED AND BINDING PER CODE OF VIRGINIA §1-13.32 AND §2.1-7.4
Make non-refundable application fee check payable to: Treasurer of Virginia and return to:
Permits Section, VDGIF, P.O. Box 3337, Henrico, VA 23228-3337
6/17/2020
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6/17/2020
VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF GAME AND INLAND FISHERIES
PERMIT REQUIREMENTS TO HOLD AND SELL (COMMERCIALLY)
CERTAIN FISH, SNAKES, SNAPPING TURTLES,
AND HELLGRAMMITES
CONDITIONS OF PERMIT
As provided for in § 29.1-412 and 417 of the Code of Virginia, the Hold and Sell for Commercial Use permit
shall be required by any person or establishment which sells for the specified purposes any of the species listed
below in subsection "A" (e.g., bait stores, pet stores, trout catch-out ponds, or for human consumption).
A. Permitted Species:
1. Reptiles (4 VAC 15-360-50)
Eastern Kingsnake (Lampropeltis getula getula) (captive bred only – 16-inch maximum purchase
size)
Mole Kingsnake (Lampropeltis calligaster rhombomaculata) (captive bred only – 12-inch
maximum purchase size)
Corn Snake (Elaphe guttata guttata) (captive bred only – 16-inch maximum purchase size)
Scarlet Kingsnake (Lampropeltis elapsoides) (captive bred only - 12-inch maximum purchase
size)
2. Game fish
Gamefish can only be held and sold for stocking private ponds (without Department stocking
authorization) (4 VAC 15-320-60) with the exception of trout (brown trout, brook trout, or rainbow
trout) (4 VAC 15-330-190) which can be sold for any purpose, with the exception of bait as stated
below. Gamefish species authorized for holding and for sale as outlined above, include trout
(including all Salmonidae), all of the sunfish family (including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass
and spotted bass, rock bass, bluegill and crappie), walleye, white bass, chain pickerel, muskellunge
and northern pike (4 VAC 15-320-40) (§29.1-100).
Artificially raised rainbow trout may be sold as bait for use in impoundments (ponds, lakes and
reservoirs), except impoundments listed as designated stocked trout waters, Lake Moomaw, and
Philpott Reservoir. Persons possessing purchased rainbow trout for bait must have a valid invoice
or bill of sale specifying date of purchase, the number of trout purchased, and name of an individual
or business permitted to sell trout. (4 VAC 15 330-190D)
Holding and stocking of striped bass or hybrid striped bass are not covered under this permit. A
permit must be obtained from the Virginia Marine Resources Commission.
3. Non-game fish
a. Minnows and chubs (family Cyprinidae) (4 VAC 15-360-20) (examples - fathead minnows,
golden shiners, creek chubs), catfish (family Ictaluridae - channel, blue, flathead, white and
bullheads, except madtoms & Blue Catfish and its hybrids) (4 VAC 15-320-40), and yellow perch
(Perca flavescens).
b. Tilapia * (4 VAC 15-30-40)
Mossambique Tilapia (Tilapia mossambicuss)
Nile Tilapia (Tilapia nilotica)
Blue Tilapia (Tilapia aurea)
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