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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.

  • Virginia Tech Wins FLW College Tournament on Smith Mountain Lake
  • Virginia Tech Wins FLW College Tournament on Smith Mountain Lake The Virginia Tech team of Kile Quick of Lyndhurst, Virginia, and Mark Adams of Aylett, Virginia, won the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference tournament on Smith Mountain Lake HUDDLESTON,
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 4/24/2016 3:18:40 AM
  • Kayak fishing explodes in popularity in W.Va.
  • CHARLESTON, W.Va. — What started as a group of buddies getting together to go fishing has morphed into an exploding sport in West Virginia. The age of the fishing kayak has arrived and it has taken West Virginia by storm. Ben and Jeremy Smith from ...
  • Metro News
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  • 4/23/2016 12:38:12 PM
  • Catching up on recent Hampton Roads fishing tournaments
  • 1. Al and Allen Napier, both of Virginia Beach, five-fish limit, 11.43 total pounds. Curtis Poggenpohl of Chesapeake, two fish, 8.89 (including the 5.37 lunker award-winner). Bob Glass of Virginia Beach, five fish, 8.66. Tyler Glazebrook of Chesapeake and
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  • 4/22/2016 5:11:24 PM
  • Fly Fishing Expo set to cast off in Waynesboro
  • In many ways, the festival is an offshoot from its predecessor, the Virginia Wine and Fly-Fishing Festival, which, due to construction issues and concerns regarding growing attendance levels, was relocated this year to Richmond.
  • The Daily Progress
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  • 4/22/2016 4:32:38 AM
  • Covington Corner: Covington Lake fishing tournament set for Saturday
  • Hopefully you heard the block party was postponed because one of the organizers had a death in the family and had to go back to Virginia. We are hoping for a larger response from the neighborhood when we try again in June. The fishing tournament is this ..
  • My Horry News
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  • 4/21/2016 11:21:50 AM
  • Clarkson: South River Fly Fishing Expo this weekend
  • For years, the most unusual component to the Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival was it was held on the banks of the South River in Waynesboro. One could literally buy a new fly rod, or a pair of waders, or some hot new fly pattern, and head immediately
  • Richmond.com
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  • 4/21/2016 9:55:56 AM
  • Take part in a fish health survey!
  • In order to do so, they are conducting a short online survey. Virginia Taleti of Cefas says: "We are interested in a variety of information including: How many fish and what species you keep What type of set-up you use Where you obtain your fish from ...
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  • 4/20/2016 4:45:09 PM
  • South River Fly Fishing Expo a magnet for enthusiasts
  • You can also enjoy the river from inside a canoe or kayak. A young boy hold a fish from the children’s catch and release trout pool at the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival. (Photo: Submitted/Beau Beasley) One of the goals of the expo is to provide funding ...
  • The News Leader
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  • 4/19/2016 1:11:35 PM
  • Powroznik Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Gaston
  • The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide BRACEY, Va. (April 18, 2016) – Ryan Powroznik of Prince George, Virginia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds even Saturday to win the Bass Fishing League (BFL ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 4/19/2016 12:39:58 AM
  • Tourists shocked by what they see during fishing trip
  • Want more news? Sign up for free newsletters to get more of the AJC delivered to your inbox. A group of tourists from Virginia out on a fishing trip in south Florida had an experience they won’t soon forget. According to WTVJ, while reeling in a sailfish .
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution
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  • 4/15/2016 9:08:46 PM
  • Tourists shocked by what they see during fishing trip
  • A group of tourists from Virginia out on a fishing trip in south Florida had an experience they won’t soon forget. According to WTVJ, while reeling in a sailfish on Thursday, the group was shocked to see a shark leap out of the water and catch the ...
  • The Palm Beach Post
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  • 4/15/2016 9:01:37 PM
  • Tourists shocked by what they see during fishing trip
  • Want more news? Sign up for free newsletters to get more of the AJC delivered to your inbox. A group of tourists from Virginia out on a fishing trip in south Florida had an experience they won’t soon forget. According to WTVJ, while reeling in a sailfish .
  • Access Atlanta
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  • 4/15/2016 9:01:37 PM
  • Fishing Report: Anglers survive rough week on water
  • Nearshore fishing is seeing Atlantic Bonita, bluefish, black sea bass and a few Spanish mackerel. Surf and pier fishermen reported puffer fish, Virginia mullet, croakers, flounder, rays, skates, black drum and bluefish. Inshore fishing is producing catches
  • Star News Online
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  • 4/14/2016 1:57:29 AM
  • Virginia leads in clam and oyster aquaculture
  • Virginia shellfish farmers sold $48.3 million in clams and oysters in 2015, according to the Virginia Shellfish Aquaculture Situation and Outlook Report, an annual survey of shellfish farmers in the US state. Hard clam sales were $32.3 million - once again
  • World Fishing
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  • 4/13/2016 9:36:47 AM
  • The grizzly truth about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Recently, several bears have been sighted in the Vienna/Oakton area. In Virginia we’re fortunate to share our wild back yards with our wild neighbors. However, some states may not be as lucky, if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has their way.
  • Fairfax Times
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  • 4/12/2016 5:51:54 PM
  • Three pull out of Beaver FLW event
  • Pearson, a Virginia resident, was recently involved in an automobile accident and was instructed to not fish or participate in any strenuous activities for at least 30 days. He has not yet decided if he will rejoin the Tour for the remaining three regular
  • BassFan
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  • 4/8/2016 12:31:32 AM
  • Strong winds have made fishing difficult everywhere
  • There will be a free boating safety course Saturday, April 9, at the Bass Pro Shops in Hampton. To register, go to: dgif.virginia.gov. A look at what is happening at some of our local fishing spots: Poquoson Flats: Bluefish and speckled trout should be ...
  • Daily Press
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  • 4/8/2016 12:10:04 AM
  • Opinion: Westhampton Lake is prime for fishing
  • Westhampton Lake is stocked by the state of Virginia from the Harrison Lake National Fish Hatchery approximately every five years with bluegill (a species of small sunfish), largemouth bass and channel catfish. Largemouth bass are the primary target for ..
  • The Collegian
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  • 4/6/2016 10:38:11 PM
  • Trout fishing coming to Abingdon
  • Town leaders broke ground on a new project to restore Wolf Creek as a trout habitat. The Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries and the Mountain Empire chapter of Trout Unlimited is helping with the project. Mayor Ed Morgan said this is something that
  • WCYB-TV
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  • 4/6/2016 3:18:33 AM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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Virginia Weather

Richmond, VA (23298)

Updated on 17:14 PM

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63°F 

Feels like: 63°F

Wind:80° 5 Kt
Humidity:70% 
Dew Point:53°F
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Sunrise: 06:12 AM 

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