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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.


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 report: Oct. 31
  • Happy Halloween! There were tricks and treats for Virginia’s anglers at this week’s meeting of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission. Recreational anglers will see their saltwater fishing licenses increase by an average of $5. This is a result of ...
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  • 10/30/2014 2:08:37 PM
  • Game officials uphold 78-year old ban on hunting over bait
  • Hunting over a pile of corn or other bait designed to attract wildlife is illegal in Virginia, and should remain that way. That is the position of the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, and it gets plenty of support from major hunting organizations.
  • GoDanRiver
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  • 10/28/2014 5:45:44 PM
  • W.Va. DNR to host fly fishing event at Cabins
  • CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Division of Tourism will continue its “Go Outside and Play” campaign Tuesday, Oct. 28, with “Go Outside and Fly Fish,” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Joining the Division will be Curtis Fleming, star of “The Fly Rod ...
  • News-Tribune
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  • 10/27/2014 2:19:20 PM
  • Urban Ecologist Heads a Top Fish and Wildlife Dept.
  • As Joel W. Snodgrass, who studies urban ecology, settles into his new job as head of Virginia Tech’s fish and wildlife conservation department, he must deal with another transition, one that faces many departments like his. Historically, such departments .
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
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  • 10/27/2014 3:42:15 AM
  • Outer Banks attracting lots of people looking to catch red drum fish
  • Plenty of big red drum are still being caught in Virginia, so anglers are sure there will be plenty more along the Outer Banks. Jennette's assistant director, Daryl Law, said the number of fish caught from the pier have been high. Law said they stopped ...
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  • 10/23/2014 6:53:06 AM
  • Northern Virginia Bass Fishing??
  • Hey I'm fairly new to Nova region i live in woodbridge and I want to know where some good fishing ponds are that i can fish from shore? Ive tried lake mercer, and burke and got skunked. Ive had a little luck at lake omisol in woodbidge and thats it.
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 10/23/2014 12:12:15 AM
  • What Is The Best Bass Fishing Day You've Ever Had?
  • That said, catching him was a blast! (No, that's not him in my prof picture) But I was once in the mountains of Virginia, at a private camp. I took a johnboat out on their pond, and the fish there had never seen fake bait. There were no biggun's in that ..
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 10/21/2014 12:36:05 AM
  • What To Expect At Smith Mountain Lake In Va In Early December?
  • I'll be home in Virginia from Mississippi for a week this December. I'm looking particularly at December 10 for a target date, and I'm planning on commandeering my friend's boat (along with my friend) at Smith Mountain Lake for a day of fishing whatever.
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 10/15/2014 8:45:48 PM
  • Bill Cochran Field Reports: Beware of fishing advice from strangers
  • Trout are like that; in abundance one day, gone the next. So is unsolicited fishing information. At age 19, Victor Harangozo, a Virginia Tech sophomore, already is an award-winning outdoor writer. He also has learned early on that in this business you are
  • The Roanoke Times
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  • 10/15/2014 9:54:24 AM
  • Storm makes tarpon season one to remember
  • As Virginia’s top tarpon angler, Brady learned long ago that the key to success is perseverance. You don’t catch many of these big, silver-sided fish by vacating their grounds early for any reason, be it stifling heat, biting insects, intense boredom ...
  • GoDanRiver
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  • 10/14/2014 5:55:11 PM
  • Outdoors: Storm makes tarpon season one to remember
  • As Virginia’s top tarpon angler, Brady learned long ago that the key to success is perseverance. You don’t catch many of these big, silver-sided fish by vacating their grounds early for any reason, be it stifling heat, biting insects, intense boredom ...
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  • 10/14/2014 5:55:11 PM
  • Man Rescues a Duck Stuck in a Fishing Line
  • Phoenix Firefighters had to rescue a small dog that got its head stuck in a decorative cinder block from inside a house's crawlspace.... An endangered right whale, one of only 350 in North America, got tangled in fishing wire off the coast of Virginia last
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  • 10/14/2014 7:32:25 AM
  • Fish Hawk Acres Farm Feast Dinner
  • Fish Hawk Acres Wraps 2014 Farm Feast Dinner Series with a visit from West Virginia Author, October 16, 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Fish Hawk Acres, Rock Cave, WV. Sarah Loudin Thomas will talk reading and signing books. Farm tour prior to dinner. $25 per person.
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  • 10/13/2014 3:40:22 PM
  • WVU anglers win and qualify for national bass fishing championship
  • LA PLATA, Md. – The West Virginia University team of Mathew Gibson of Morgantown, West Virginia, and Edward Rude III of Falling Waters, West Virginia, won the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference Invitational tournament on the Potomac River Sunday ...
  • Metro News
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  • 10/13/2014 9:13:49 AM
  • West Virginia U Wins FLW College Tournament On The Potomac
  • West Virginia U Wins FLW College Tournament On The Potomac The West Virginia University team won the FLW College Fishing Northern Conference Invitational tournament on the Potomac River LA PLATA, Md. (Oct. 12, 2014) – The West Virginia University team of .
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 10/13/2014 12:09:47 AM
  • DNR creates fish habitat with large lakeside trees
  • West Virginia’s large lakes might soon get something they don’t have — prime fish habitat. Chainsaw-wielding workers recently dropped several large trees into the waters of Wayne County’s East Lynn Lake. State fisheries officials believe the trees ...
  • The Charleston Gazette
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  • 10/12/2014 3:09:56 AM
  • Va. same-sex couple skips fishing to tie knot
  • But fate and love and the U.S. Supreme Court intervened. Fishing, an old tradition that takes priority over just about everything on Virginia's Eastern Shore, was upstaged by a new tradition. Lania and Weatherly, a couple for four years, took a rain check
  • USA Today
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  • 10/9/2014 6:58:23 PM
  • Oct. 10 fish report
  • The Twin Lakes have been good. The West Walker has been fair. Virginia Lake remains one of the best spots in the region. JUNE LAKE LOOP-LEE VINING REGION: The fishing has been fair to good trout action throughout the June Lake Loop. MAMMOTH AREA ...
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  • 10/9/2014 2:47:50 PM
  • The Grandfather And A Fish
  • "Did your daddy ever take you fishing?" "Once he did. When we all went to the beach in Carolina. While Aunty Virginia and Mama were fixing a picnic, Dad took me and Mat out on the boat to fish. They were not biting then either." "Sometimes they don't.
  • Teen Ink
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  • 10/9/2014 4:39:23 AM
  • Fish and wildlife management in WV braces for a blow
  • West Virginia’s natural resources are about to suffer a hard hit and few sportsmen and women in our state realize it. Over the course of the next couple of months at least 20 longtime game and fish biologists, wildlife managers, or assistant chiefs will ..
  • Metro News
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  • 10/8/2014 1:48:46 AM
  • Daves Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament On The James River
  • The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide HENRICO, Va. (Oct. 6, 2014) – Chris Daves of Spring Grove, Virginia, weighed a three-day total of 15 bass totaling 33 pounds even to win the Bass Fishing League Regional ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 10/7/2014 3:44:30 AM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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Virginia Weather

Alexandria, VA (22314)

Updated on 07:33 AM

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Feels like: 55°F

Wind:70° 4 Kt
Dew Point:39°F
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