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The persons selling and purchasing licenses are responsible for their own terms and conditions. The VMRC will not participate in any negotiations between the two parties. The license regulations are not intended to create any property right in anyone, and the Commission reserves the right to change regulations at any time it deems it necessary because of biological conditions, and to change the regulation in all other respects at any time it deems it necessary to carry out its statutory mission.

The physical transfer of any license must be approved by the Marine Resources Commission. When you are ready to proceed with the physical transfer of a license call (757) 247-2248, for information on how to proceed with the legal transfer.  Note that as of 2009, some inactive crab licensees have been put on a waiting list and are not eligible to purchase an active crab license - make sure when you plan to obtain a transferred crab license that the license will be authorized to actively crab and is not "wait listed" (this should also be checked by MRC personnel when you do the official transfer).

If you are a VA registered commercial fisherman and wish to be added to this list, E-mail the information you wish to post to web.info@mrc.virginia.gov . You must include your  commercial registration number.  Items more than one year old will be automatically removed; if you would like your information removed from the list earlier please send an email to the address above.

Information is posted in chronological order.

Wish to sell licenses
 
For Sale:  Commercial Registration License $2000.00 OBO. Call 804-761-8293 or email firefighter1689@aol.com 





added 9/8/14
For Sale:  Potomac River 285 $7,500.00
VA Commercial card $2000.00
VA 85 pot $ 4,000.00
VA Class A gill net $2,500.00
VA 210 Peeler pot $4,500.00

Call 703-296-8511

added 9/22/14

For Sale: 255 crab pot license $6500. 

Call (757) 236-5555





added 9/29/14
For Sale:  Commercial Registration License $1200.00 OBO.  Contact Brandon Parks 757-442-6227 757-709-9891



added 8/7/14
For Sale: Potomac River Commercial Crabbing License 300 pots, $8,000 Call: (804) 472-4249.



added 8/11/14
For Sale:  285 pot Potomac River (PRFC) crab license for sale...$8000.00 or best offer...2 available.. Mike 301-259-2537



updated 8/28/14
Virginia Hook & Line License and Commercial Registration Card.
$8,000.00 total for both.
Serious inquiries only
Call - 757-695-1044


added 7/29/14
For Sale: Potomac River commercial hook and line license and 100 rockfish tags. $8,000.00 firm. Call 804-761-1227.




added 7/29/14
For Sale:  85 crab pot license with 85 fully rigged crab pots for $4500. Contact Jeff at 757-639-5200.




added 7/7/14
Wanted: trade a 255 crab pot license for a 425 pot license. Will pay the difference in cash. Cell phone 410-726-4982, William Welch.

added 7/3/14

For Sale:  300 Crab Pot/Peeler Pot Potomac License for sale: $7000, Call Keith 804-724-9515.

 

added 6/25/2014

For Sale:  Commercial Registration License $1500.00 OBO
Class A Gill Net Permit - $2000.00 OBO
8 - 600ft Gill Nets negotiable
Please call:  804-725-3062 

updated 6/25/2014

For Sale: Virginia Hook & Line License and Commercial Registration Card. Asking $9,000.00 for both or I am willing to sell my 16' Starcraft with new motor and trailer with the license for $12,000.00. Includes rod holders and tackle. Selling due to health issues. Contact Harvey at 443-521-9702.

added 6/10/2014

Virginia conch license for sale $5000 OBO.  202 premium brand new never used conch pots, rigged ready to go $6000 call, 757-709-8854 or Email : ronalddean1972@hotmail.com



added 6/6/2014

For Sale:  Commercial Card, 85 or less crab pot, 20ft Tail Skimmer (no trailer), and Crab Pot Puller, $6,800.
Please call, 757-228-4006


added 6/4/2014

FOR SALE:  Hook and Line License $5000 or OBO. Call 443-235-4887

 


added 4/29/14

 

For Sale:  85 or less crab pot license for $4,000 and a Hook and Line license for $10,000 or OBO.
Please call 757-438-5495, work 757-728-0600. 


added 5/20/14

FOR SALE: 170 - 255 crab pot license.  Asking $11,000 or OBO
Please call 804-776-0801 or 804-363-5730

 

added 5/20/14

FOR SALE: Current 2014 VA Commercial Registration License $2000. Call or text 757-748-2892

 

added 4/29/14

For Sale:  210 or less peeler pot license, class a gill net license, pot puller, 175 peeler pots, 50 3/8 frames, 150 pot trailer, pump & 12 tanks(8 fiberglass) $ 15,000.00 call 804-443-7346

 

 

added 4/24/14

This business includes a Commercial Waterman's License, Gillnet, Fish pot and eel pots, 10' X 24' Barge with holding pens, live tanks, shed with refrigerator and freezer, 18 foot work boat with 25 hp Evenrude E Tec, small amount of tackle, slip at Marina Shores Marina in Virginia Beach. A steal at $10000. Call Butch at 757-685-2737. 

added 4/23/14

Commercial Card $2000, Crab Pot-85 or less $4,500, Crab Peeler Pot-210 or less $4,500, Class A Gill Net License $2,000, Potomac River License 300 Pots $5,000 Page Westman 804-472-2ll7 (Home) or 804-366-7022 (Cell)


added 4/14/14

210 or less peeler pot license for sale. $2,500.
Contact Ken 804-366-2325 or email ken@ksmithre.com

 

added 4/01/14

For Sale:  Crab Trot Line and Crab Scrape-Single.  Best Offer.

Call Mark @ 757-263-7599

 

 

added 3/27/14

For Sale: Crab Peeler Pot-210 or less and Crab Hand Scrape-Double. $7,000. Call 443-397-3765.

 


updated 03/24/14
Currently have an active 127 pot crab license. Would like to trade for an active 85 pot license plus cash. Call 757-695-1044.

 

added 3/17/14

170 TO 255 crab pot license for sale $12000.00 obo.
call or text Donnie Starke @ 757-288-6360



added 3/14/14
I have for sale a 210 or less Peeler Pot endorsement. Asking $2200.
757-665-7448
Basskoffjr@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 


Updated 6/12/14
FOR SALE: Current 2014 VA Commercial Registration License($1,200), Crab Pot 170-to 255 License ($10,500), (1) 1H.P. SS/Al. crab pot puller ($850),
Custom aluminum welded mast, aluminum gaft & electric winch set up for oyster aquaculture work boat or barge. Oyster aquaculture upwellers, downwellers,
tanks,manifold system, custom fiberglass tanks, aeration system, Algae lab setup & equipment, fish baskets, totes, Kolpak Walk in Ref/ Freezer, + misc. Serious Inquires only. Please contact: Ray @ (804)314-8590 or rwatsonva@aol.com 

updated 3/3/14

   
For Sale:  Commercial Registration Card and Class A Gillnet.  $3,000 or OBO

Contact:  bblazin4u@yahoo.com


added 2/24/14
2 VA Commercial Hook & Line licenses for sale: $6,000 each.  Please contact Ryan 804-413-2007.

 


updated 2/13/14
Black Drum permit for sale, $2000. 

Contact:  Keith Lewis @757-678-6664

 


updated 2/10/14

For Sale: 300 Peeler Pot license and Class A Gill net license.  Price is $7000 or best offer.  My contacts are; phone number: 804-436-5923, email:
cwhay@nnwifi.com


added 2/7/2014

For sale:  Virginia Commercial CRAB POT-256 TO 425 crab pot license with Commercial Registration card $15,000. License without Commercial Registration card $13,000.00.  Contact Johnny @ 804-761-1227.

added 2/6/2014

For Sale: Virginia Commercial Hook & Line License for sale $6500.00 cash Firm.
Please Call 410-430-7234.



updated 2/5/14

Commercial Hook & Line License For sale $9000. Call 757-672-9266 or email dswray@vt.edu.

 

 

added 1/10/14

Commercial Registration Card and Crab Pot License- 170 TO 255 pots

Price: $9,500 Serious inquiries only 

Contact- Phone:804-472-2860 


added 1/06/14
FOR SALE: VA Commercial Hook and Line License. $9300. Call Capt. Danny @ 804-761-0908.

 

 

added 12/19/13
For sale:  300 crab pot Potomac River Fisheries Commission license, 25-foot workboat and trailer, a 8 by 18 foot trailer to haul crab pots, and 240 square wire crab pots.  Please call 703-517-3157.

added 11/01/13
For Sale:  Crab Pot - 85 or less.  $4,000 call 757-442-4756.

 



added 9/27/13
Commercial registration card for sale
$2,000 and 85 crab pot license for sale  $4,000 call 804-472-3111 

 


added 8/29/13
VA Commercial Hook & Line license for sale
Asking $6,800 or OBO (cash only) 

757-788-9058


Update 1/27/14

For Sale Commercial Registration Card, 2 600 ft. Gill Nets, 8 Eel Pots, 6 Brand New Fish Totes, $3,500 

Call Eric (757)218-5460


added 8/19/13


Licenses Wanted

Wanted:  300 crab Pot Potomac River license 

Call 703-296-8511

added 5/16/14

Wanted: trade a 255 crab pot license for a 425 pot license. Will pay the difference in cash. Cell phone 410-726-4982, William Welch.

added 7/3/14

 

Wanted: Commercial crab trot line license. Please call 804-761-1227.

 

 

 

added 3/3/2014

Wanted:  Over 500 Crab Pot, willing to trade 177 to 255 Crab pot plus cash 

Contact:  pickncrab19@gmail.com or 757-869-2603

 

added 2/4/2014

WANTED: 300 Peeler pot license and Pound Net stand,
Will pay cash!
captbob@nnwifi.com
804-724-0547


added 10/30/13

Young waterman with a 100-pot crab Virginia crab license looking for a reasonable deal on a 300- or 500-pot license. Will trade 100-pot license. Contact Scott at 757-375-8306 or Scottwivell@Hotmail.com

added 10/28/13

Wanted:  A VA Commercial Registration card. Please call
Thomas 856-290-5058
Thomas Jr. 856-462-8422
Chris 856-575-2278


added 10/02/13
Wanted:  Virginia Conch (Channel Whelk) Harvesting License.  Please contact Capt. Jim Brincefield at 252-336-4296 or e-mail captjim@erols.com.


added 9/10/13

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