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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.

  • Students get 'Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs'
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- On Tuesday morning, the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office and the Virginia Beach Bluewater Fishing Club teamed up to hold "Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs." It's an enrichment program for local children that is now in its 27th ye
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  • 6/27/2017 8:41:00 PM
  • Lake Mooney to open for fishing
  • Stafford County and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has announced that Lake Mooney will be open for fishing on Saturday, July 1. The lake, named for the late Stafford Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Mooney, opened to visitors in June 201
  • Free Lance-Star
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  • 6/26/2017 3:51:00 PM
  • Fishing for a fee: Virginia stocking streams with trophy trout
  • ROANOKE, Va. – Virginia is stocking hundreds of trophy-sized fish in fee-fishing areas. The Roanoke Times reports that the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries added 400 brook, brown, and rainbow trout at Big Tumbling Creek in the Clinch ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 6/22/2017 3:30:00 PM
  • Virginia Conservation Police Seeks Recruits
  • The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is currently conducting a recruitment effort to hire up to 25 conservation police officers to be assigned to various duty stations across the Commonwealth. Virginia Conservation Police officers (CPOs ...
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  • 6/21/2017 5:53:00 AM
  • West Virginia: Students Restore Habitat On Shavers Fork River
  • ELKINS, W.Va. — Students with Elkins-based YouthBuild North Central recently worked with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) Aquatic Habitat Enhancement Program to restore fish and wildlife habitats at the site of the historic logging ...
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  • 6/20/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • The Bunker Resurgence: The Good News Beyond Recent Fish Kills
  • According to Megan Ware, Fishery Management Plan Coordinator of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission in Arlington, Virginia, “Results of the 2015 stock assessment indicate that the [menhaden] stock is not overfished, and overfishing is not ...
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  • 6/20/2017 1:56:00 AM
  • Stumpy Lake riddled with hundreds of dead fish in Virginia Beach
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Residents looking to spend a day out fishing at Stumpy Lake might encounter several dead fish throughout the course of the week. Those who live around the lake tell 13News Now that hundreds of dead fish, coupled with an ...
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  • 6/19/2017 10:54:00 PM
  • Learning How to Fly Fish with Orvis
  • FF201 includes a trip to Beaver Creek Reservoir where you'll have the chance to catch fish. For more information on how to participate in FF101 and/or FF102, you can visit
  • NBC 29 News
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  • 6/19/2017 9:34:00 PM
  • Underbelly refocuses menu to fish, vegetables
  • Fish coming from purveyors securing the best catch in waters from the Gulf up through Virginia. And vegetables from local farmers – which Underbelly has done since Day 1 but now with a more intense emphasis.
  • Chron
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  • 6/19/2017 3:49:00 PM
  • West Virginia to get $11.6M for fish, wildlife restoration
  • CHARLESTON — West Virginia's U.S. senators say the state will get $11.6 million in federal funding for its wildlife programs. According to Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito, the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources will receive $8.1 ...
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 6/15/2017 3:58:00 PM
  • Baseball America Prospect Report (June 15)
  • Derek Fisher, lf, Astros. It was quite the debut for the 2014 supplemental first-round pick from Virginia. Fisher reached base four times and hit his first big league homer in a 13-2 win over the Rangers. Fisher is a power-speed player, although he was ...
  • Baseball America
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  • 6/15/2017 12:58:00 PM
  • Chesapeake Bay’s Best Summer Fishing
  • Virginia anglers who ply the fish-rich waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries enjoy the good fortune of outstanding action throughout the year. From huge striped bass migrating in and out of the bay with the seasons, to feisty and tasty flounder
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  • 6/14/2017 4:20:00 PM
  • Fishing is a family adventure
  • Overall, it was a great weekend and I can’t wait to do it again. I’ll be thinking about it until then. Get out and enjoy your favorite river, pond, or lake as the fish are biting. Today is a free fishing day in West Virginia.
  • The Register Herald
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  • 6/11/2017 7:18:00 AM
  • Kids enjoy free fishing
  • I worry that life is getting faster and faster." Kids at Barboursville Park on Saturday morning slowed down for the second annual Tri-State Take Kids Fishing Day, part of West Virginia's free fishing weekend. More than 175 children gathered around ...
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 6/11/2017 4:04:00 AM
  • Little Beaver Kid's Fishing Derby
  • West Virginia is faced with one of the largest drug addiction epidemics in the nation. It's a crisis legislators and treatment centers continue to battle. But they aren't the only ones in this fight against addiction. The Little Beaver Kid's Fishing Derby
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  • 6/11/2017 12:46:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in West Virginia
  • West Virginia fishing trips can be planned year-round on one of the many trout streams or public lakes. Whether you decide to launch your bass boat or prefer to take an overnight walleye fishing trip, you will have many options once you get a fishing ...
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend is here
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — You can wet a line for free this weekend in West Virginia. Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11, are free fishing days, meaning the requirement of a license is waived. “We want to allow folks who have never fished in a while or ...
  • Metro News
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  • 6/9/2017 7:03:00 PM
  • WV has free fishing weekend
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s Free Fishing Weekend is June 10-11. During these two days, residents and nonresidents may fish in West Virginia for free. Each year, this annual event gives novice and returning anglers the opportunity to try ...
  • Williamson Daily News
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  • 6/8/2017 5:09:00 PM
  • Free Fishing plus Youth Events This Weekend in West Virginia
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia's Free Fishing Weekend is June 10-11. During these two days, residents and nonresidents may fish in West Virginia for free. Each year, this annual event gives novice and returning anglers the opportunity to try ...
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  • 6/8/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • West Virginia Free Fishing Weekend June 10-11, 2017
  • Each year, this annual event gives novice and returning anglers the opportunity to try their luck and fish without buying a license. West Virginia’s Free Fishing Weekend is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which is June 3-11. "It is a great ...
  • Huntington News Network
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  • 6/8/2017 6:22:00 AM
  • Fish Creek Road in Moundsville to be closed for at least 2 weeks
  • Engineers with the West Virginia Department of Transportation say the rain and geography on Fish Creek road have caused the problems. The road will be closed for at least 2 weeks. "We have been encountering them for quite some time because of the rainfall
  • WTOV 9
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  • 6/7/2017 9:52:00 PM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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