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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.

  • It's not much, but a couple of silver linings from fish bust
  • When the Virginia Marine Police busted two alleged poachers in the Elizabeth River last week, they confiscated thousands of pounds of speckled trout and red drum. The fish were put to good use, as they were distributed to area Food Banks and other agencies
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 2/20/2015 5:16:44 PM
  • 2 Virginia men arrested in sting face illegal fishing charges
  • CHESAPEAKE, Virginia — Two men arrested in a Virginia Marine Police sting face illegal fishing charges. Marine police tell media outlets that the charges against Bi Chao Chen of Norfolk include possession of oversize red drum, over the limit of a ...
  • The Republic
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  • 2/19/2015 7:02:18 AM
  • Jeremy Clarkson told: Only a Yorkie would choose cod
  • Brett Walton: "Wybers Chippy takes some beating." Shanelle Cutsforth: "Laceby Manor Golf Club fish and chip night." Virginia Ferb Shreeve: "Whitby does have the best fish and chips. He is right!" Lynn Sayles: "Maybe you should all try the chippy at the ...
  • Grimsby Telegraph
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  • 2/18/2015 6:56:20 AM
  • W.Va. fishing-lure maker makes splash with turkey call
  • Now he's branching out into hunting gear. At the recent West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show in Charleston, Looney introduced a compact turkey call that attracted a great deal of attention. After hearing the call's tone and seeing how simple it was to ..
  • Wetzel Chronicle
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  • 2/15/2015 7:50:00 AM
  • W.Va. fishing-lure maker makes splash with turkey call
  • Now he's branching out into hunting gear. At the recent West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show in Charleston, The Charleston Gazette (http://bit.ly/1uVAD58) reports Looney introduced a compact turkey call that attracted a great deal of attention.
  • WCHS-TV8
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  • 2/14/2015 6:56:54 PM
  • West Virginia fishing-lure maker makes splash with turkey call
  • AMMA, West Virginia — Bill Looney is best known as the fisherman who invented the legendary Amma Bama muskie lure. Now he's branching out into hunting gear. At the recent West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show in Charleston, Looney introduced a compact ...
  • The Republic
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  • 2/14/2015 10:21:30 AM
  • Release Reels Lands Jim Sammons and The Kayak Fishing Show
  • Heliconia, producers of The Kayak Fishing Show with Jim Sammons, announces its new partnership with Release Reels, quality reels proudly made in, Virginia, always with a lifetime warranty. Sammons is most widely recognized for his two nationally televised
  • playak.com
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  • 2/14/2015 8:05:30 AM
  • Fish on at Glade store
  • If there were an award for the longest-operating fish and bait store in Southwest Virginia, Surber & Son may take it. Customers who live near ---and not so near—to the Glade Spring general store say fishing season can’t begin without a trip to the shop ...
  • Southwest Virginia Updated Daily
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  • 2/13/2015 5:39:21 PM
  • No vote to protect deep-sea corals off Va and Mid-Atlantic
  • The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council failed to take action Wednesday on a measure to protect deep-sea coral canyon ecosystems off the Atlantic coast from human activity, including Norfolk Canyon off Virginia. Council members meeting in Raleigh ...
  • Daily Press
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  • 2/12/2015 5:19:04 PM
  • Trophy fish caught in W.Va.
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — These anglers are from the circulation area of the Cumberland Times-News and have been honored recenty by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources for catching trophy fish. Rainbow trout — Michael Ours, Petersburg ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 2/12/2015 12:39:53 PM
  • Cooperative Extension at VSU to host fish workshop, berry conference
  • ETTRICK — Cooperative Extension at Virginia State University will hold an aquaculture cage-building workshop to teach farm pond owners and fish farmers with farm ponds how to build cages for growing fish in ponds for fun or profit. Growing catfish in ...
  • Progress Index
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  • 2/11/2015 1:56:50 AM
  • Trout fishing a winter activity option at Ivy Creek Park
  • Clemmons Lake is one of eight lakes in Virginia stocked with trout through the winter as part of the state’s Urban Waters Fishing program. The lake will continue to be stocked with trout at times throughout the winter months, and signs have been placed ...
  • The News & Advance
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  • 2/9/2015 8:35:53 PM
  • High rates of fish deaths, disease found in South Fork
  • A report from the Check out this story on newsleader.com: http://www.newsleader.com/story/news/local/2015/02/09/high-rates-fish-deaths-disease--south-fork-river-virginia/23115971/
  • The News Leader
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  • 2/9/2015 3:56:43 PM
  • Invasive fish, Asian carp, spawning in Louisville
  • The recent report to Congress on the invasive fish says they have been detected as far up the Ohio River as Greenup Lock and Dam near Huntington, West Virginia, and there are reports of Bighead carp just southwest of Pittsburgh.
  • Kentucky New Era
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  • 2/9/2015 11:10:23 AM
  • Samplings find high fish mortality and disease rates in South Fork in 2014
  • RICHMOND, Virginia — State biologists found high rates of fish mortality and disease in a tributary of the Shenandoah River in 2014. A report from the Virginian Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says fish samples taken last spring on the South Fork .
  • The Republic
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  • 2/9/2015 8:25:45 AM
  • Invasive Asian carp fish spawning in Louisville
  • It says they have been detected as far up the Ohio River as Greenup Lock and Dam near Huntington, West Virginia. Ron Brooks with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources tells The Courier-Journal (http://cjky.it/1Ii32Z8 ) that there are ...
  • WCHS-TV8
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  • 2/8/2015 2:10:32 PM
  • W.Va. fishing-lure maker makes splash with turkey call
  • Now he’s branching out into hunting gear. At the recent West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show in Charleston, Looney introduced a compact turkey call that attracted a great deal of attention. After hearing the call’s tone and seeing how simple it was ...
  • The Charleston Gazette
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  • 2/8/2015 4:52:11 AM
  • Don't eat that fish! It could be a new world record.
  • And by its size, there was a chance it could be some sort of record. Neill, a Virginia representative to the International Game Fish Association, was told by the IGFA's Jason Schratwieser that the fish was a potential world record. Neill and Boyd met the .
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 2/8/2015 1:17:26 AM
  • Robbins Writes Herald’s Fishing Column
  • In 2013, Miller wrote “Counting the Fish in the Sea, The Story of the NEAMAP Survey Trawls.” The book focuses on how scientists from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science work to count the fish in nearby waters. She is an educator with over 30 years ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 2/4/2015 2:40:55 AM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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Virginia Weather

Fort Eustis, VA (23604)

Updated on 11:37 AM

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33°F 

Feels like: 27°F

Wind:50° 6 Kt
Humidity:43% 
Dew Point:13°F
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Sunrise: 06:38 AM 

Sunset: 05:54 PM 

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