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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.

  • Dispute over fishing poles leads to arrest in Southwest Virginia
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) PENNINGTON GAP, VA (WJHL-TV) – An early Sunday morning call in Lee ...
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  • 6/28/2016 11:19:56 AM
  • John McCoy: WV’s Trophy Fish Citation program fades in popularity
  • There was a time when practically every angler who wet a line in West Virginia hoped to catch a whopper and earn a Trophy Fish Citation from the state Division of Natural Resources. Nowadays? Not so much. After 40 years of issuing an average of 1,487 ...
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  • 6/26/2016 4:05:39 AM
  • Cleanup crews pick up fish spill on Chesapeake Bay beach
  • SILVER BEACH, Va. (AP) — Cleanup crews have begun picking up thousands of dead or dying menhaden fish that washed up on a Chesapeake Bay beach in Virginia. Local news outlets report that the fish spilled after a fishing net on a bait boat ripped open ...
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  • 6/24/2016 8:47:12 AM
  • Fishing forecast | Spadefish aren't so hard to catch anymore
  • Hundreds of large fish meeting the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament’s 9-pound keeper or 22-inch release award requirements were caught. In 2001, 610 topping 9 pounds were registered, and in 2003 there were 288 captures and 634 releases. But in 2005 ..
  • pilotonline.com
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  • 6/22/2016 6:07:55 PM
  • Do you know how the tropical fish in your tanks are caught? Using cyanide
  • The film's predecessor, "Finding Nemo", had seen more than a million clownfish taken from tropical reefs, said Craig Downs of the Haereticus Environmental Laboratory in Virginia, a research body which worked on the report with conservation group For the ..
  • The Hindu
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  • 6/22/2016 6:40:43 AM
  • West Virginia trophy fish reported
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Among the anglers recently honored by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources for catching trophy fish are these fishermen who live within the circulation area of the Cumberland Times-News. Bluegill — Cameron ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 6/21/2016 9:33:42 AM
  • Killing Nemo: Cyanide threat to tropical fish
  • The film's predecessor, "Finding Nemo", had seen more than a million clownfish taken from tropical reefs, said Craig Downs of the Haereticus Environmental Laboratory in Virginia, a research body which worked on the report with conservation group For the ..
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  • 6/17/2016 9:59:55 AM
  • Killing Nemo: Cyanide threat to tropical fish
  • The film's predecessor, "Finding Nemo", had seen more than a million clownfish taken from tropical reefs, said Craig Downs of the Haereticus Environmental Laboratory in Virginia, a research body which worked on the report with conservation group For the ..
  • Yahoo News
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  • 6/16/2016 2:33:07 PM
  • Free fishing taking place all weekend in West Virginia
  • For the last 25 years, a kids’ “Fishing Derby” has taken place at Little Beaver State Park. The event marks the beginning of the free weekend of fishing in June. Fishing is free for all ages for the rest of today, officials said. One of the little ...
  • The Register Herald
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  • 6/12/2016 2:56:21 AM
  • No West Virginia Fishing Permit Needed on Saturday, Sunday
  • CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia won't require anglers to first buy a license before they go fishing this weekend. During the state Division of Natural Resources' Free Fishing Weekend, residents and nonresidents won't need a license to fish on ...
  • WDTV 5 News
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  • 6/11/2016 4:23:26 AM
  • Take a Kid fishing free weekend approaching
  • Hosted by the Knights of Columbus, this event is geared toward children age 15 and younger and will be held Saturday, June 11, from 9 a.m.to 2 p.m. During these two days, residents and nonresidents can fish in West Virginia for free. "Catfish are known for
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  • 6/10/2016 8:59:37 PM
  • Dangerous Shark Meat Sold at Fish Markets in Costa Rica
  • Researchers Jason R. O’Bryhim, a Ph.D. graduate with George Mason University in Virginia, USA, and Stacey Lance from the University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory USA gathered the new data. They collected 170 shark, ray, and fish muscle ...
  • Costa Rica Star
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  • 6/10/2016 4:49:05 PM
  • 25th annual Little Beaver Fishing Derby Saturday
  • Little Beaver State Park will host the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources 25th Annual Fishing Derby Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Bait and a free lunch will be provided and prizes and T-shirts will be given out after the derby, while supplies last
  • The Register Herald
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  • 6/10/2016 3:37:30 PM
  • Rescue video of osprey entangled in fishing line on a dock
  • Watch this video of oysterman Chris Ludford as he recently untangled an osprey trapped in fishing line on a dock on the Lynnhaven River in Virginia Beach. Dock owners sometimes crisscross line from piling to piling on their docks to keep the gulls away ...
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  • 6/10/2016 9:46:45 AM
  • Anglers can fish without license this weekend in West Virginia
  • West Virginia won't require anglers to first buy a license before they go fishing this weekend. During the state Division of Natural Resources' Free Fishing Weekend, residents and nonresidents won't need a license to fish on Saturday and Sunday. Several ..
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  • 6/10/2016 4:10:18 AM
  • Bass Pro Shops donates fishing rods to local non profits
  • On Thursday, Bass Pro Shops and Region 8 of the Virginia Bass Chapter Federation teamed up for an event at the Hampton store called "Gone Fishing." The event will provide dozens of fishing rods and reels for Region 8's youth programs which aims to ...
  • Daily Press
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  • 6/10/2016 1:47:09 AM
  • ROTARY FISHING CONTEST
  • VIRGINIA — The 41st Annual Rotary Club’s Kid’s Fishing and Casting Contest had anglers competing in two separate divisions, Red and Blue. The Red Division was made up of anglers age 8 and under, while the Blue Division was made up of anglers age 9 ...
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  • 6/9/2016 11:02:30 PM
  • Flying Fish Tales of Bristol Bay
  • His mate, Haley Payne, says it helps connect people to the food they’re buying, closing the nearly 4,000 mile gap between Bristol Bay and their home farmer’s market in Virginia. “They don’t understand, they’re just like ‘oh, so fish happens’.
  • KDLG 670AM 89.9FM Public Radio
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  • 6/9/2016 1:44:09 PM
  • WVDNR announces free fishing weekend
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has announced free fishing weekend, scheduled for June 11-12, 2016. Each year, this annual event gives novice and returning anglers the opportunity to try their luck and fish ...
  • Williamson Daily News
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  • 6/8/2016 12:26:36 PM
  • Fish Are Up in the New River
  • Counting Sheep may put you to sleep, but counting fish will keep you awake –that is if you’re part of the annual fish count by Virginia’s Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Every year, D-G-I-F does a count on one of the state’s rivers.
  • WVTF Public Radio
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  • 6/8/2016 10:32:04 AM
  • Barrier-free paths make SWVA hunting and fishing accessible
  • Hunting, fishing, and just getting outdoors in Southwest Virginia is a little easier now for people who have difficulty getting around. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is working to make sure anyone with limited mobility has better ...
  • WCYB-TV
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  • 6/8/2016 6:57:19 AM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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Virginia Weather

Hampton, VA (23669)

Updated on 17:10 PM

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81°F 

Feels like: 86°F

Wind:200° 9 Kt
Humidity:76% 
Dew Point:73°F
Visibility:6 mi
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Sunrise: 05:45 AM 

Sunset: 08:28 PM 

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