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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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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.

  • Leesville Fire Department Fish Fry to be held Sept. 17
  • Union St. The event will include food, games, a bake sale, fish from Coleman's Fish Market in Wheeling, West Virginia, and entertainment from the Brother Rite band. For information: 740-269-9024; leesvillefaith.com.
  • Times Reporter
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  • 8/23/2016 6:13:07 PM
  • Women’s fishing tournament benefits breast cancer research
  • Virginia Beach, Va. – It’s ladies weekend out on the water at the Southside Marina in Virginia Beach. The 14th Annual Wine, Women and Fishing Billfish Tournament is happening this weekend. The charity fishing tournament has Hampton Roads women casting ...
  • News Channel3
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  • 8/19/2016 9:56:47 AM
  • Wine, Women & Fishing event to support breast cancer research
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Wine, women and fishing! The Chespeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation is gearing up to host its 14th annual ladies-only event to raise money for breast cancer research benefiting Eastern Virginia Medical School. The Wine ...
  • 13newsnow.com
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  • 8/18/2016 2:44:18 PM
  • Robins Receives Mid-Atlantic FMC Award of Excellence
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Last week the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council presented its outgoing chairman, Richard B. Robins, Jr., with the first MAFMC Award of Excellence. The award was presented to Robins for his distinguished service to the Council ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/18/2016 6:08:55 AM
  • WV Wildlife: Stream Fish Diversity
  • We weigh them, we measure them and identify them. Any of the game species that we get--like smallmouth bass and bluegills, we'll release here in the field", said Isaac Gibson—a West Virginia DNR fisheries biologist. Those more recognizable fish are ...
  • WCHS-TV8
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  • 8/17/2016 11:42:22 PM
  • Fishing forecast | Tournament season is in full swing
  • Next up will be the Wine, Women and Fishing women’s only tournament Saturday and Sunday out of Rudee Inlet. The Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament follows on Wednesday with a conclusion on Aug. 27. Only a certain number of blue marlin are allowed to be ...
  • pilotonline.com
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  • 8/17/2016 5:01:30 PM
  • Fishing Forecast: Good times ahead for crabbing in the Magothy
  • Down south, Ric Burnley reports there's still a decent white marlin bite off Virginia Beach, and fishing with Wes Blow at Latimer Shoal they caught four cobia on live eels. "Marlin fishing is good with dolphin and wahoo mixed in," he says, and at the ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 8/16/2016 11:57:52 PM
  • Making Your Mark: Wine, Women and Fishing
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (WVEC-TV) -- It's a combination that doesn't sound like a cancer-fighter, but Wine, Women and Fishing are making their mark in the fight to find a cure. "Because I was diagnosed early because of that is why I'm standing here now," said .
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  • 8/16/2016 9:13:13 PM
  • Clark Hollow Ramblings: The fishing is slowing down
  • And for the most part, there were fish in all of them. And while your friends back in Virginia were suffering from hot, humid and muggy weather, you had to pull that army blanket around you a little tighter to stay warm through the night. I guess part of .
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  • 8/14/2016 12:18:43 PM
  • Tippets: Fly Fishing Psychology, DIY Boat Anchor
  • Justin Collmann is an avid fly fisher and a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the University of Virginia. He recently wrote an article on the psychology of fly fishing and how to manage frustration when on the water. “Each fishing outing is an ...
  • midcurrent.com
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  • 8/13/2016 9:56:45 AM
  • 1-2-3 fish: Citizen scientists take tally near Chesapeake Light
  • How many fish live in the sea? A group of eight local divers attempted to answer that question recently by conducting their first-ever fish count in Virginia waters. The group of citizen scientists – all women – were seeking to identify and document ...
  • pilotonline.com
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  • 8/12/2016 11:59:37 AM
  • Mid-Atlantic Council Adopts Ecosystem Fisheries Management
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – Today the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council unanimously approved a guidance document to facilitate the transition to an ecosystem approach to fisheries management (EAFM) in the Mid-Atlantic. The EAFM Guidance Document is ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/12/2016 7:49:05 AM
  • Anglers having good success catching fish at Buckroe Fishing Pier
  • There will be a boating safety course at the Hampton Bass Pro Shops, August 20, 9 a.m. Register for free at: dgif.virginia.gov. The Coast Guard Auxiliary will discuss safe boating at Tuesday's meeting of the Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman's ...
  • Daily Press
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  • 8/12/2016 12:46:45 AM
  • Fishing Forecast: Going early best way to beat the heat
  • That's where Chris Harte from Burke, Virginia, caught his citation 28-inch mack, trolling in 32-feet of water. In Tangier Sound, the bottom fishing for spot, kingfish and croakers has dropped off again. But there are nice bluefish out around the Target ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 8/10/2016 11:22:02 PM
  • Mid-Atlantic Council Moves to Protect More Forage Species
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, VA –The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council has approved an amendment to protect unmanaged forage species in the Mid-Atlantic. If approved by the Secretary of Commerce, the Unmanaged Forage Omnibus Amendment would prohibit the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/10/2016 9:17:21 AM
  • Tony Gill Fishing Tournament approaches
  • There is no entry fee for the event; however, a valid West Virginia fishing license in required. The tournament is organized and sponsored each year by the Gill and Codispoti families along with family friends and McDonalds in Logan. Gill passed away April
  • Logan Banner
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  • 8/9/2016 8:28:26 AM
  • How to Fish: Fishing Along Rip-Rap
  • Be sure to check out more of our How to Fish videos and articles to boost your angling know-how. boats.com, 150 Granby Street, Norfolk, Virginia, 23510, USA. boats.com is part of the Dominion Marine Media Network.
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  • 8/8/2016 11:53:02 PM
  • Teens help give Claytor Lake fish new homes
  • Dozens of Mossback fish habitats were built and cast off boats by 10 high school girls as part of the Virginia Department of Recreation and Conservation’s summer program, the Youth Conservation Corps. NEW SUBSCRIBERS: You'll get delivery of The Roanoke ...
  • The Roanoke Times
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  • 8/5/2016 4:15:29 AM
  • Sea Gull Fishing Pier to close in 2017, reopen in 2022
  • The existing restaurant and gift shop will be demolished and closed for good. The Virginia Beach Invitational Marlin Tournament was won by the Anticipation with the release of two blue marlin, six white marlin, and five sailfish. The largest white marlin .
  • Daily Press
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  • 8/4/2016 11:07:40 PM
  • Colorado Wins High School Championship Tournament on Kentucky Lake
  • Ethan Stone and Nolan Minor, fishing for Orange County High School in Virginia, took second with 48-6. Dailus Richardson and Trevor McKinney of Benton County High School in Illinois finished third with 46-5. Fourth were Ean Davis and Grayson Hanson of Pell
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 8/3/2016 11:58:58 PM
  • Artificial habitats give fish more places to mingle in Claytor Lake
  • PULASKI CO., Va. (WDBJ7) Fish at Claytor Lake now have a new place to call home. This week groups from across Virginia are installing habitats that act as an alternative to plants in the lake. "This project is to encourage fish habitat and fish growth and
  • WDBJ 7
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  • 8/3/2016 10:54:32 PM
  • Boys and Girls Club gets a fishing lesson in Virginia Beach
  • Jasmine Dickson had a few false starts during her first fishing trip this week at the Lynnhaven Fishing Pier. Her line pulled, so she dutifully reeled in what she hoped would be her first catch ever. She tried a few times to cast farther and hooked a ...
  • pilotonline.com
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  • 8/2/2016 11:53:00 PM
  • Psychology 101: How to Manage Fly-Fishing Frustration
  • Justin Collmann is an avid fly fisher and tier. He is currently a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the University of Virginia and regularly writes about the psychology of fly fishing.
  • orvis.com
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  • 8/2/2016 10:12:47 PM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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Virginia Weather

Hampton, VA (23669)

Updated on 00:44 AM

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70°F 

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Wind:90° 3 Kt
Humidity:71% 
Dew Point:60°F
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Sunrise: 06:26 AM 

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