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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.

Search Fishing Locations in Virginia

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


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.

  • Fishing follies and beyond
  • Desiderius Erasmus. I am also pretty sure Desiderius was from the Eastern Iron Range, maybe Hibbing or Virginia and might even have been one of “High Bid’s” friends. Nik Dimich is a Grand Rapids and northern Minnesota fishing guide and outdoor ...
  • Grand Rapids Herald-Review
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  • 1/21/2017 12:06:00 PM
  • Street closures in anticipation of hunting and fishing show
  • The closures are due to the ongoing Civic Center construction and the increased pedestrian traffic expected for the West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show throughout the weekend. The two southbound lanes of Clendenin Street in that block will reopen by 8 a
  • WSAZ 3
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  • 1/20/2017 5:25:00 AM
  • The Annual Richmond Fishing Expo is back!
  • RICHMOND, Va. - It’s the catch of the weekend! Aquatic Education Coordinator Chris Dunnavant, from the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries, joined us during our LIVE show to share the details behind the event. The Richmond Fishing Expo kicks ...
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  • 1/19/2017 6:44:00 PM
  • Bill Cochran Field Reports: DGIF looking to resolve wake-surfing concerns
  • The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is soliciting stakeholders to help resolve conflicts involving wake surfing (wake boarding) on Lake Anna. The agency also has contracted a private management group to assist. Meetings between the parties
  • GoDanRiver
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  • 1/19/2017 5:22:00 PM
  • UMass to place professor at Hodgkins Cove lab
  • The last session will be Feb. 2 and will feature Maya Groner, a post-doctorate fellow at the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences at the College of William & Mary. Groner is set to speak on “tracking moving targets for adaptive management of fisheries ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 1/18/2017 12:09:00 AM
  • Editorial: Assembly could make waves with bills about fish
  • And how unlikely it is to find favor among Virginia’s legislators. The laws Helsel has in mind are specifically concerned with how watermen behave on the state’s fishing commons, which belongs to the rest of us. They were passed unanimously two years ...
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  • 1/17/2017 5:27:00 AM
  • Weird eel-like fish with a mouthful of teeth washed up at Sandbridge
  • She was right. Scabbardfish is another name for Atlantic cutlassfish. Chris Witherspoon , director of education at the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, identified the critter as an Atlantic cutlassfish. A very small cutlassfish. They grow up ..
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  • 1/13/2017 6:41:00 PM
  • WATCH - Awesome kayak fishing
  • Gallo Images Tarpon are found in waters from Virginia in the USA down to Brazil and also on the west coast of Africa to as far south as Angola. Today we go to the USA for tarpon fishing from a kayak.
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  • 1/13/2017 10:57:00 AM
  • Bob Huggins Fish Fry scheduled Feb. 3
  • FAIRMONT — Little General Stores of West Virginia is gearing up for the fifth annual Bob Huggins Fish Fry. Denver Allen, who is coordinating the fish fry, said the event will be from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at Mylan Park in Morgantown. Proceeds from the ...
  • Times West Virginian
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  • 1/11/2017 9:09:00 AM
  • This scary looking fish might turn up an the beach and "say" hello!
  • A creature typically seen only in the depths of the Chesapeake reared its ugly head -- and boy, do we mean ugly -- on Virginia Beach last week. The East Coast Surfing Championships shared photos of the fish, called a 'northern stargazer,' that their friend
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  • 1/9/2017 2:40:00 PM
  • A positive light appeared to issue from Fezziwig's calves fish antibiotics azithromycin and, being applied to by the Governor of Virginia for the plan of a Capitol and Prison, I sent him the Lyons plan, accompanying it with a drawing on a smaller scale ...
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  • 1/9/2017 11:22:00 AM
  • A plate of fish and chips is $7 today at this Virginia-Highlands restaurant
  • Here’s one way to save a little before you give a lot: a half-priced food deal. Today, celebrate the end of the work week, Christmas weekend and merry-making by filling up on a beer-battered cod filet with okra pickles and jalapeño tartar plus a side of ..
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  • 12/23/2016 3:41:17 PM
  • Dentist Donates to FISH, Inc.
  • FISH, Inc. of Williamsburg, Virginia, is an all-volunteer not-for-profit agency providing help to residents of the greater Williamsburg area. FISH depends entirely upon a caring community for food, clothing, volunteers and financial donations, in order to
  • Daily Press
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  • 12/22/2016 10:37:39 PM
  • Lost No More – Boy Scout Eagle Scout Service Project Leads the Way
  • The Mason Neck peninsula had traditionally been used in the past by the Native American Dogue tribe, as well as colonialists like George Washington and George Mason, author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights. Amy Wood, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s .
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  • 12/21/2016 4:40:55 PM
  • SEA club gives A+ effort re-introducing indigenous state fish
  • The work these budding scientists are doing is part of the Trout in the Classroom (TIC) initiative, and aims to determine whether or not brook trout—Virginia’s state fish—can be reintroduced to establish a trout population in local streams.
  • Fairfax Times
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  • 12/20/2016 3:30:31 PM
  • Fish Oil Offers Few Health Benefits but Plenty of Harm, Scientists Say
  • Omega Protein Corp., a Houston-based company with a monopoly on the menhaden industry, processes these fish into meal (used for fertilizer and animal feed) and fish oil at a plant in Reedville, Virginia. Three-fourths of the Atlantic menhaden caught coast
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  • 12/19/2016 8:03:43 PM
  • Deep-Sea Fishing Ban Aims To Give Coral A Surviving Chance
  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration just protected an area of the Atlantic Ocean about the size of Virginia from deep-sea commercial fishing. The newly protected area of ocean is called the Frank R. Lautenberg Deep Sea Coral Protection Area
  • ABC 10 News
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  • 12/17/2016 10:07:47 PM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

Refer a Fishing Guide or Outfitter

Want to learn a new fishing technique or need some help for you next outing? Check out one of the guide/outfitter services listed below.

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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Look up the following list of fishing clubs in Virginia.

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Virginia Weather

Portsmouth, VA (23708)

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