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Public Notice: 2009 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.

November 12, 2009:  Notice is hereby given that Thomas Moore of Heathsville, Virginia has applied to the Marine Resources Commission to license and locate a pound net in Chesapeake Bay, approximately 3200 yards north of Dividing Creek, bearing 3488 True, in a water depth of 17 feet, at N 37 44 46 W. latitude and W. 76 17 33 longitude. The net is proposed to be 1200 feet in length.

September 1, 2009:  Notice is hereby given that Eric C. Weller of Virginia Beach has applied to the Marine Resources Commission to license and locate two pound nets in Chesapeake Bay in Accomack County.  The first net is to be located in Chesapeake Bay at 37 42.437 N. Latitude and 75 52.185 W. Longitude, and approximately 3500 feet west of Parker Island. The net will be 1200 feet in length.  The second net is to be located in Chesapeake Bay at 37 42.919 N. Latitude and 75 51.487 W. Longitude; approximately 5900 feet west of Thickett Point. The net will be 1200 feet in length.

March 20, 2009:  
Notice is hereby given that Andrew Self of Reedville, Virginia has applied to the Marine Resources Commission to license and locate two pound nets in the Chesapeake Bay offshore of Taylors Beach.  The first net is to be located 500 yards south of Taylors Beach Road and 400 yards from the shore line and at Latitude 37 51 10 N and Longitude 76 14 33 W.  The second net is to be located 1100 yards south of Taylors Beach Road and 1000 yards from the shore line and at Latitude 37 51 02 N and Longitude 76 14 13 W.

February 24, 2009:  
Notice is hereby given that Charles Gregory of Virginia Beach, Virginia has applied to the Marine Resources Commission to license and locate a pound net in southern Chesapeake Bay approximately 4,300 feet East of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, and about 500 yards from the shoreline. The offshore end of the net will be located at Latitude 36 55 19.1 N and Longitude 076 06 48.9 W. The net is to be 1,200 feet in length.

February 24, 2009:   Notice is hereby given that Dirk Sanford of Virginia Beach, Virginia has applied to the Marine Resources Commission to license and locate two pound nets in southern Chesapeake Bay. The first net is to be located about 4,300 feet East of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. The offshore end of the net will be located at Latitude 36 55 35 N and Longitude 076 06 42 W. The net is to be 1,200 feet in length.

The second net is to be located about 9,300 feet East of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. The offshore end of this net will be located at Latitude 36 55 05 N and Longitude 76 05 47 W. This net is to be 1,200 feet in length.

February 19, 2009: 
Notice is hereby given that William H. Haynie of Reedville, Virginia has applied to the Marine Resources Commission to license and locate a pound net in the Chesapeake Bay near Hughlett Point, 2800 yards north of the flashing red buoy #4 at the mouth of Dividing Creek, 50 feet from shore. The net is to be 600 feet in length and is specifically to be located at 37 44 30 North Latitude and 76 18 10 West Longitude.

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