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Fishing Virginia

EZFishing brings you Virginia's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 9384 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Virginia Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Virginia.

Virginia Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Virginia?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Virginia Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Virginia Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Virginia's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Virginia Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Virginia.

  • Sign of spring: Lake Fairfax trout-fishing season to start
  • To participate, a Virginia fishing license is required, along with either a one-day or a seasonal trout fishing pass available at the park. There are one-pole and six-fish limits. The 18-acre lake is very accessible for shoreline fishermen.
  • Inside Nova
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  • 2/10/2016 11:55:56 AM
  • Nice W.Va. fish landed
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has recognized these anglers, who reside within the circulation area of the Cumberland Times-News, for catching trophy fish. Brook trout — Merle D. Lambert Jr., Romney ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 2/9/2016 5:47:52 PM
  • Bill Cochran: Not a big year for bills relating to hunting and fishing
  • You realize it is a light year for hunting, fishing and boating topics in the Virginia General Assembly when the outdoor bills getting much of the attention have to do with things like turkey toenails. Let me explain. 1 *Best Deal* 7-Day Home Delivery Plus
  • The Roanoke Times
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  • 2/9/2016 5:23:25 AM
  • Canadohta Lake fishing tourney on ice for 2 weeks
  • Fishermen will be attending the tournament from all around the state, including Philadelphia, as well as some fishermen from Maryland and Virginia. Fishing starts at 7, Saturday morning, and registration includes a lunch provided by Van Tassel himself.
  • The Titusville Herald
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  • 2/5/2016 11:18:55 AM
  • Report: Climate change threatens food fish in Northeast
  • "We can better protect the ocean habitat where fish find food and shelter and reproduce," he said. 2 Virginia Tech students charged in death of teen girl 2 Virginia Tech students charged in death of teen girl A 13-year-old girl who vanished from her ...
  • WSFA 12
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  • 2/4/2016 6:33:46 AM
  • Why Are These Male Fish Growing Eggs?
  • I think the take away here is that everything we do, everything we use or put on the land, ends up in the water at some point,” says Luke Iwanowicz, a U.S. Geological Survey fish researcher based in West Virginia who led the wildlife refuge study.
  • National Geographic
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  • 2/3/2016 1:22:58 PM
  • Krista Hughes special guest at Remember The Miners Bob Huggins Fish Fry
  • Hughes will join Huggins, other special sports guests and Mountaineer greats for an evening of Mardi Gras festivities, Yuengling beer-battered fish, cold beer, live music and a celebration of West Virginia's mining communities. Tickets and sponsorships are
  • The Register Herald
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  • 2/3/2016 10:24:01 AM
  • Home builders' annual Ice Fishing Tournament set for Feb. 13
  • Ice fishers come from across Ontario and beyond, she added. "I just registered a gentleman from Virginia who is going to come up and fish with some of his buddies. From north and south they're coming out for the tournament," she said. "There are also a lot
  • Barrie Examiner
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  • 1/30/2016 5:13:48 AM
  • Study finds replacing derelict fishing gear can generate millions
  • A new study by researchers at William and Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science has found that removing derelict fishing gear could have major economic benefits, reports Phys.org. Researchers focused on a six-year program to remove derelict crab ...
  • undercurrentnews
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  • 1/29/2016 4:20:42 PM
  • Report: 'Ghost' fishing gear may cost $831 million annually
  • Millions of dollars worth of crustacean landings could be generated by removing "ghost" fishing gear, according to a new study by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Crabbers collaborating for the study removed 34,408 lost
  • IntraFish
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  • 1/29/2016 1:43:13 PM
  • Jerey Shore Fishing: Mother Nature mixed up -- cod instead of red drum
  • The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission meets next week at The Westin Alexandria in Alexandria, Virginia. The Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Management Board will be in session from 2:45 to 4:15 Tuesday to set the scup recreational ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 1/28/2016 6:45:03 PM
  • Fly Fishing Film Tour set for Bend
  • The 2016 Fly Fishing Film Tour is set for two showings at Bend’s Tower Theatre on Feb. 6 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. The tour includes short fly-fishing films on large brook trout in Patagonia, Golden Dorado in Bolivia, billfish in Virginia, steelhead in ...
  • The Bulletin
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  • 1/27/2016 11:58:13 AM
  • How to fish in the snow
  • How to fish in the snow Some tips from the pros. You don't have to stay home when it snows. Check out this story on newsleader.com: http://www.newsleader.com/story/sports/break-time/2016/01/26/snow-fishing-virginia-south-river/79347108/
  • The News Leader
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  • 1/26/2016 11:40:55 PM
  • Bill Cochran: Angler meets goal of catching a fish in all 50 states
  • David Howard has been an avid fisherman most of his life, but for a long time never pursued his passion beyond the borders of his native Virginia. That changed the spring of 2007 while he was in Las Vegas for a bachelor party. 1 *Best Deal* 7-Day Home ...
  • The Roanoke Times
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  • 1/26/2016 5:54:20 AM
  • Derelict fishing gear removal may generate millions
  • A new study by researchers at Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) shows that removal of derelict fishing gear could generate millions of dollars in extra harvest value for commercial fisheries worldwide. The results of the research, which was ...
  • FIS
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  • 1/26/2016 3:16:51 AM
  • Derelict Fishing Gear Removal has Major Economic Benefit for Fisheries
  • US - A new study by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that removal of derelict fishing gear could generate millions of dollars in extra harvest value for commercial fisheries worldwide. The study focused on a six ..
  • The Fish Site
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  • 1/22/2016 9:40:59 AM
  • West Virginia Fishing Report
  • BURNSVILLE – The lake is three feet above winter pool and frozen at some boat launch locations. Bass are in about 10-12 feet of water. Crappie and bluegill are also hitting on jigs and live minnows. For more information call Corps of Engineers at 304-853 .
  • theet.com
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  • 1/22/2016 1:34:13 AM
  • Removal of derelict fishing gear has major economic impact
  • A new study by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that removal of derelict fishing gear could generate millions of dollars in extra harvest value for commercial fisheries worldwide. The study focused on a 6-year ...
  • Science Codex
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  • 1/21/2016 8:59:13 AM
  • Removal of derelict fishing gear has major economic impact
  • A new study by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that removal of derelict fishing gear could generate millions of dollars in extra harvest value for commercial fisheries worldwide. The study focused on a 6-year ...
  • Science Daily
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  • 1/20/2016 11:55:11 PM
  • W.Va. hunting and fishing show is this weekend
  • CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For a 30th year the West Virgina Trophy Hunters Association will open the doors of the Charleston Civic Center this weekend for the West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show. Thousands are expected to visit the show Friday ...
  • Metro News
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  • 1/14/2016 9:43:19 AM
  • Tiny menhaden fish to stir big debate in General Assembly
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A little fish that's used to make pet food and health supplements is expected to cause a big stir in Virginia's General Assembly this year. Del. Barry Knight, who has long sought to rein in the menhaden fishery, is pushing ...
  • San Francisco Gate
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  • 1/12/2016 7:39:49 PM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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Virginia Weather

Hampton, VA (23669)

Updated on 15:49 PM

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38°F 

Feels like: 29°F

Wind:270° 13 Kt
Humidity:42% 
Dew Point:17°F
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Sunrise: 07:00 AM 

Sunset: 05:35 PM 

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