Dragon Run / Piankatank River - Regulations

General Regulations

See the fishing regulations section on the web at: Fishing Regulations

Blue Catfish

There is a possession limit of one blue catfish larger than 32 inches per person per day. There is no limit on possession of blue catfish less than 32 inches in Virginia's tidal rivers.

Anadromous Species

Regulations regarding season and creel limits for American shad, hickory shad, river herring, and striped bass are set by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC).

For season information contact VMRC in Newport News at 1-800-541-4646 or on the web at:

Virginia Marine Resource Commission (VMRC).