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Public Notice: 2008 POUND NET NOTICES

REGULATION 4 VAC 20-25-10 ET SEQ., PERTAINING TO POUND NET SITING PUBLIC INTEREST REVIEW" requires that there be an opportunity for public comment on new pound net locations that are requested for licensing by commercial fishermen.  The following notices are posted by date; the comment period for each specific notice ends approximately 30 days from the date posted on this web site.   Please check with The Fisheries Division at (757) 247-2248 to determine when a specific comment period ends.  Send comments/inquiries within 30 days of the date a notice is posted to: Marine Resources Commission, Fisheries Management Division, 2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor, Newport News, Virginia 23607.



Note: notices below this point are beyond the 30 day comment period and are provided only as a reference of new pound net licensing activity. Comments will not be accepted on the notices below.

This application was withdrawn 1/7/2009 - originally posted October 31, 2008:  Notice is hereby given that Charles Gregory of Virginia Beach has applied to the Marine Resources Commission to license and locate a pound net in the southwestern portion of Chesapeake Bay, along the shore between Lynnhaven Inlet and Cape Henry. The net is to be located 300 yards from the nearest shoreline, at Latitude 36 55 17 N, and Longitude 76 04 06 W, and 435 yards upstream and 345 yards downstream of existing adjacent pound nets. The net is proposed to run in an approximately northerly direction and is 1200 feet in length.  

This application was withdrawn - originally posted October 9, 2008: 
Notice is hereby given that Dirk Sanford of Virginia Beach has applied to the Marine Resources Commission to license and locate two pound nets in new locations, in lower Chesapeake Bay, along the shore between Lynnhaven Inlet and Cape Henry.  The first pound net is to be located 501 feet from the shoreline, at Latitude N 36 55 26.8 N and Longitude 76 03 04.6 W, about 325 yards west and 390 yards east of existing pound net stands. This net is proposed to be 1200 feet in length.  The second pound net is to be located approximately 1600 feet from the shoreline, at Latitude 36 55 17 N and Longitude 76 04 23 W, offshore and inline with an existing pound net stand. This net is proposed to be 900 feet in length.

September 16, 2008: 
Notice is hereby given that Ernest L. George of White Stone has applied to the Marine Resources Commission to license and locate a pound net in the Rappahannock River approximately 2 miles west of Windmill Point Light in 17 feet of water at Latitude N 37 36.273 and Longitude W 76 16.732. The net will be 900 feet in length.

July 31, 2008: 
Notice is hereby given that William H. Haynie of Reedville, Virginia has applied to the Marine Resources Commission to license and locate two pound nets in the Chesapeake Bay. The first pound net will be located in 1.25 miles southeast of Dameron Marsh, 3500 yards south of Great Wicomico River Light and at Latitude 37 46.485 N and Longitude 76 15.809W. The second net will be located 500 yards west of Great Wicomico River Light, 0.5 miles east of RN 4, immediately southwest of Fleeton Point, and at Latitude 37 48.319N and Longitude 7616.275W. Each net will be 800 feet in length.

July 2, 2008: 
Notice is hereby given that Adron W. Williams of Saxis, Virginia has applied to the Marine Resources Commission to license and locate two pound nets in Pocomoke Sound, Accomac County. The first pound net will be located in Pocomoke Sound, north of the mouth of Deep Creek, about 300 yards south of the Guilford Flats Junction Light, 1.5 miles from the nearest shore and at Latitude 37 50.416N and Longitude 75 46.560 W. The second net will be located in Pocomoke Sound, near Drum Bay, about 200 yards southeast of Pocomoke Light 10, and at Latitude 37 54.605 N and Longitude 75 45.794 W. Each net will be 1200 feet in length.

January 16, 2008: 
Notice is hereby given that Keith Like of Cape Charles, Virginia has applied to the Marine Resources Commission to license and locate two pound nets in new locations. The first net is to be located in the Chesapeake Bay in Accomack County near the entrance to Great Gut and north of the entrance to Guilford Creek, at Latitude N 37 52.11' and Longitude W 75 41.76'. The second net is to be located in the Chesapeake Bay in Accomack County off Simpson Point at the mouth of France Creek at Latitude N 37 50.30' and Longitude W 75 43.01'.

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