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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

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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.

  • Fish Flee Warming Waters: Study Claims Climate Change To Blame
  • At that time, black sea bass were more often caught in Virginia than in New York, while the bass are now found further north. The current regulations require that fish caught in North Carolina, for instance, be distributed and sold from North Carolina.
  • The Inquisitr
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  • 12/19/2014 7:14:24 PM
  • ‘Ripple effect’ as fish opt for cooler water?
  • At that time, black sea bass was more often caught in Virginia than in New York, while the bass is now found further north. The regulations require that fish caught in North Carolina, for instance, be distributed and sold from North Carolina. While the ...
  • Futurity
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  • 12/19/2014 3:11:01 PM
  • Robot fish launched by U.S. navy
  • It looks like a fish and swims like a fish — but it's a robot, fresh from the labs of the U.S. military. Navy officials in Virginia have completed tests on a new, underwater drone that is roughly the size and shape of a tuna. It looks like a fish and ...
  • CBC
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  • 12/18/2014 11:47:36 PM
  • Fishing: Bottomfishing is the tops this time of year
  • If you're looking for numbers of fish, then rig up with a size #4 Virginia style hook and use half cut green crabs as baits. On Monday, our crew, now joined by Greg Honachefsky, Chrisitan Palmisano, and Chris Driscoll, then sped out to the 30 fathom line .
  • Courier Post
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  • 12/18/2014 8:41:29 PM
  • Robot fish unveiled by U.S. navy
  • It looks like a fish and swims like a fish — but it's a robot, fresh from the labs of the U.S. military. Navy officials in Virginia have completed tests on a new, underwater drone that is roughly the size and shape of a tuna.
  • E Science News
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  • 12/18/2014 12:49:02 PM
  • U.S. Navy developing robotic spy fish
  • Thousands Attend Immigration Forum On Obama's Reform Plan Usually it's Hollywood that's inspired by the U.S. military. This time, it's the other way around. The U.S. Navy is developing a robotic fish for possible use in naval operations, Virginia's Daily .
  • Yahoo News
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  • 12/16/2014 4:04:41 PM
  • Enemies beware, spy fish is here
  • U.S. Military has developed a spying fish called “RoboTuna”, a robotic tuna fish, to infiltrate the enemy territory. Virginia Pilot said that the spying fish will keep an eye on enemies entering into the territory through water, inspecting ships and ...
  • The Hindu
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  • 12/15/2014 6:29:02 PM
  • Fish farming is new 'green' food production
  • “This technology lets us … raise fish in a very clean environment, very optimized for their health,” said Steven Summerfelt, who is the director of The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute in West Virginia. “It’s free from disease. We haven ...
  • Norfolk Daily News
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  • 12/15/2014 9:10:41 AM
  • Now, spy fish 'RoboTuna' will keep close watch on enemies
  • The US Military has developed a spying fish called RoboTuna, a robotic tuna fish, to infiltrate the enemy territory. Virginia Pilot said that the spying fish will keep an eye on enemies entering into the territory through water, inspecting ships and ones .
  • gizmodo.in
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  • 12/15/2014 8:06:16 AM
  • Now, ' RoboTuna ' spy fish to keep an eye on enemies
  • Virginia Pilot said that the spying fish will keep an eye on enemies entering into the territory through water, inspecting ships and ones searching for underwater mines, the Mirror reported. Project named as Silent Nemo will have hundred pounds of weighs .
  • Yahoo! India News
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  • 12/14/2014 11:13:34 AM
  • The US Navy has developed an autonomous robotic fish
  • The robot is a result of Project Silent Nemo, which tested the prototype at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek in Virginia on Thursday. The fish can be controlled with a joystick or be programmed to swim on its own. Project engineers tell the Virginian
  • TECHI
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  • 12/14/2014 10:30:37 AM
  • John McCoy: Don’t knock winter fishing until you try
  • Years ago, for example, I found myself returning from an overnight business trip to Virginia on New Year’s Day. On a whim, I detoured south off Interstate 64 a few miles to fish the waters of Second Creek. I was due home at a certain time and had only an .
  • The Charleston Gazette
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  • 12/14/2014 3:49:45 AM
  • Fish farming finds its way to land-locked Midwest
  • "This technology lets us ... raise fish in a very clean environment, very optimized for their health," said Steven Summerfelt, who is the director of The Conservation Fund's Freshwater Institute in West Virginia. "It's free from disease. We haven't used ..
  • Associated Press
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  • 12/13/2014 10:24:38 AM
  • Fish farming finds its way to land-locked Midwest
  • "This technology lets us ... raise fish in a very clean environment, very optimized for their health," said Steven Summerfelt, who is the director of The Conservation Fund's Freshwater Institute in West Virginia. "It's free from disease. We haven't used ..
  • The Roanoke Times
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  • 12/13/2014 10:24:38 AM
  • Navy Spy 'Fish' Could Be Operational Next Year
  • VIRGINIA BEACH -- It looks like a fish, sort of. It swims like a fish, again, if you squint. It's even named after a fish -- OK, a Disney one. Navy war toy creators are hoping that's enough to get the little swimmer into unwelcoming territory undetected to
  • Military.com
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  • 12/12/2014 10:28:49 PM
  • Navy Unveils Spy Fish Drone
  • The robot is a result of Project Silent Nemo, which tested the prototype at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek in Virginia on Thursday. The fish can be controlled with a joystick or be programmed to swim on its own. Project engineers tell the Virginian
  • Time
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  • 12/12/2014 6:03:57 PM
  • Navy testing ‘spy fish’ based on bluefin tuna
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (CNN) – Imagine a machine that looks like a fish and swims like a fish, but is not a fish. It’s a robot. A military spy. The U.S. Navy is calling the project “Silent NEMO” and the unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) is known as ...
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  • 12/12/2014 6:03:57 PM
  • Pros Have Mixed Feelings Toward Some Baits
  • “I will throw whatever they are biting and enjoy it, I promise," said Virginia Bassmaster Elite Series pro John Crews. "But I am not a big fan of lipless cranks because you lose a bunch of fish on them. I will throw them if the situation dictates they ...
  • BassFan
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  • 12/12/2014 3:59:17 AM
  • Marion Ice Plant dam removal expected to improve safety and fishing
  • With the rushing river nearly drowning out her voice, Melanie Carter, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ‐ Virginia Ecological Services Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, talked as she led the group to the former ice plant’s dam ...
  • Southwest Virginia Updated Daily
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  • 12/11/2014 5:43:40 PM
  • Robot Fish May Spy on Enemy Ships for US Navy
  • The "fish" was demoed for reporters on Thursday as part of Project Silent Nemo, which has military and civilian engineers testing it in the waters at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek in Virginia Beach, Va. The robot, also known as GhostSwimmer ...
  • News Max
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  • 12/11/2014 6:59:25 AM
  • If bill passes, D.C. Booth Fish Hatchery will stay open through September
  • But last summer, three officials with the Fish and Wildlife Service visited Spearfish, reportedly to assess whether the federal agency could cost-effectively move the archives of the Booth hatchery to a facility in West Virginia. The Booth Society feared .
  • Rapid City Journal
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  • 12/10/2014 3:07:22 PM
  • Report hunting, fishing violations to WVDNR
  • It’s easy to report hunting or fishing law violations in West Virginia, according to officials, and those reports are helpful in protecting the state’s wildlife. “Anyone who witnesses or is aware of hunting and fishing law violations can call the ...
  • The Fayette Tribune
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  • 12/1/2014 5:59:42 AM
  • If you're going to be outdoors, why not fish?
  • "I just like being outside," Taylor said. So when a friend, Clint McClain, asked her if she wanted to join him at the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier, she gladly accepted. Outside... beach... it fit perfectly into her lifestyle. When she caught her first spot
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 11/30/2014 12:53:05 AM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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Virginia Weather

Virginia Bch, VA (23453)

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Wind:350° 2 Kt
Humidity:79% 
Dew Point:28°F
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