"Application for Haul Seine Permit to Take Fish for Personal Use (19 - Hspu)" - Virginia

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VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE RESOURCES
APPLICATION FOR HAUL SEINE PERMIT TO TAKE FISH FOR PERSONAL USE (19 – HSPU)
(Under Authority of § 29.1-412, § 29.1-416, Code of Virginia, 4 VAC 15-340-20)
ST
TH
PERMIT PERIOD IS OCTOBER 1
THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30
(or part thereof)
Non-refundable Application Fee: $17.50 for each net in use
PERMIT (Check One): _
NEW
RENEWAL PREVIOUS DWR PERMIT NUMBER
_______
____Mr. ____Mrs. ____Ms. ____Miss.
Name of Applicant______________________________________________________________________
Address_______________________________________________________________________
City
State
ZIP
County
Home Phone ____________________ Work Phone ____________________
Email _____________________________________
Date of Birth
Last 4 of SSN
Last 4 of Driver’s Lic#
County in which haul seine will be used.
Stream in which haul seine will be used.
This permit authorizes the holder to take nongame fish with a haul seine for private table use only in the waters
of the county for which such permit is issued, except in the waters where the use of such seines is otherwise
prohibited, according to the conditions of the haul seine for private use. Note: Fish taken under this permit may
not be sold.
________________________________
___________________________
Signature of Applicant
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 §59.1, CHAPTER 42.1, ET SEQ.
Send this application with a check or money order for the non-refundable application fee made payable to the
TREASURER OF VIRGINIA to:
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
Permits Section
P. O. Box 3337
Henrico, VA 23228
804-367-0141
9/29/2020
VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF WILDLIFE RESOURCES
APPLICATION FOR HAUL SEINE PERMIT TO TAKE FISH FOR PERSONAL USE (19 – HSPU)
(Under Authority of § 29.1-412, § 29.1-416, Code of Virginia, 4 VAC 15-340-20)
ST
TH
PERMIT PERIOD IS OCTOBER 1
THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30
(or part thereof)
Non-refundable Application Fee: $17.50 for each net in use
PERMIT (Check One): _
NEW
RENEWAL PREVIOUS DWR PERMIT NUMBER
_______
____Mr. ____Mrs. ____Ms. ____Miss.
Name of Applicant______________________________________________________________________
Address_______________________________________________________________________
City
State
ZIP
County
Home Phone ____________________ Work Phone ____________________
Email _____________________________________
Date of Birth
Last 4 of SSN
Last 4 of Driver’s Lic#
County in which haul seine will be used.
Stream in which haul seine will be used.
This permit authorizes the holder to take nongame fish with a haul seine for private table use only in the waters
of the county for which such permit is issued, except in the waters where the use of such seines is otherwise
prohibited, according to the conditions of the haul seine for private use. Note: Fish taken under this permit may
not be sold.
________________________________
___________________________
Signature of Applicant
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 §59.1, CHAPTER 42.1, ET SEQ.
Send this application with a check or money order for the non-refundable application fee made payable to the
TREASURER OF VIRGINIA to:
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
Permits Section
P. O. Box 3337
Henrico, VA 23228
804-367-0141
9/29/2020
HAUL SEINE FOR TO TAKE FISH FOR PERSONAL USE
PERMIT CONDITIONS
A. This permit authorizes the holder to use a haul seine to take nongame fish (except threatened or endangered
species) with a haul seine for private table use, but not for sale in the counties of Franklin, Henry, Patrick,
Mecklenburg, Pittsylvania (except the Roanoke {Staunton} and Dan Rivers), Prince Edward, Charlotte (except
the Roanoke {Staunton} River), Campbell (except the Roanoke {Staunton} River), Halifax (except the Roanoke
{Staunton} and Dan Rivers), Amelia (except between Vaughn's Pond and Meadsville Dam), Caroline, King
George, in the City of Danville (except the Roanoke {Staunton} River), and in the Meherrin River in Lunenburg
County, except as otherwise prohibited in Department owned or controlled lakes, ponds or streams, designated
stocked trout waters and in waters listed in section F of this regulation.
B. The holder of a permit to take fish with a haul seine for personal use must be present when the seine is being
operated but may have other persons to assist him who are not required to have a permit. However, those assisting
the permittee and/or handling live fish, must meet the fishing license requirements of the Commonwealth.
C. The length of a haul seine to take fish for personal use shall not be more than sixty (60) feet in length. The
minimum size of mesh shall be 1 1/2 inch bar mesh (3 inch stretch mesh).
D. The season to take fish with a haul seine for personal use shall be from July 1 through September 30, both
dates inclusive.
E. Persons permitted to use a haul seine for personal use must notify the Department's Regional Office a minimum
of forty eight (48) hours prior to use.
F. The use of haul seines for personal use is prohibited in the following stream sections of Franklin and Patrick
counties:
FRANKLIN COUNTY
Roanoke River from County Route 634 crossing upstream to the Roanoke/Franklin County line.
PATRICK COUNTY
Smith River from Philpott Lake upstream including headwaters.
Rock Castle Creek from its confluence with Smith River upstream, including headwaters.
Dan River from VA/NC state line upstream to County Route 631 crossing.
Poorhouse Creek from its confluence with North Fork Mayo River upstream including headwaters.
North Fork Mayo River from its confluence with Poorhouse Creek upstream.
G. It shall be unlawful in the inland waters of the Commonwealth to take game fish in a seine, net, pot or trap,
and all game fish caught in such seines, nets, pots or traps shall immediately be returned without injury to the
waters from which taken. (4 VAC 15-360-40 of the Virginia Administrative Code)
H. This permit does not absolve the permittee of any responsibilities or conditions of any other Federal, State or
Local laws and regulations, including those that apply to Threatened/Endangered (T&E) Species.
I. 4 VAC 15-30-7 of the Virginia Administrative Code requires that provided that the issuance of a permit
renewal has been delayed past the expiration date of the permittee’s previous permit at no fault of the applicant,
the permittee may continue the specific activities authorized by the expired permit until the Department has
acted on such person’s application for renewal. To qualify for this allowance, applicants must submit a
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completed renewal application to the Department at least 30 days prior to the expiration date of the permit. The
Department may deny renewal of a permit to any applicant who fails to meet the issuance criteria set forth by
the Department.
J. COMPLIANCE/VIOLATION/REVOCATION:
1. 4 VAC 15-290-130 of the Virginia Administrative Code requires that a permit holder shall comply with
all terms and conditions of any permit issued by the Department of Wildlife Resources pursuant to Title 29.1
of the Code of Virginia and the regulations of the board pertaining to hunting, fishing, trapping, attempting
to take, possession, sale, offering for sale, transporting or causing to be transported, importing or exporting,
propagating, exhibiting, and rehabilitating of any wild bird, wild animal or fish. The penalty for violation of
this section is a Class 3 misdemeanor unless another penalty is specified. Further, any violation of state or
federal wildlife laws related to the permitted activities by the permittee, his/her agents or employees, or
guests will constitute a violation of the conditions of the permit.
2. As required by 4 VAC 15-30-5 of the Virginia Administrative Code, failure to comply with the
provisions of a permit may result in the revocation or suspension of the permit for a period up to but not to
exceed five (5) years. Any person whose permit is revoked, or suspended may appeal that decision in
writing, to the Executive Director, Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, P. O. Box 3337, Henrico,
VA 23228.
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