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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.

  • W.Va.’s fish hatcheries deteriorate with time
  • JOHN McCOY | Sunday Gazette-Mail The rock-lined ponds of West Virginia’s Petersburg Trout Hatchery, built in the 1930s, require constant upkeep and repair simply to keep them holding water. Similar problems exist throughout the state’s aging fish ...
  • The Charleston Gazette
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  • 8/30/2014 11:49:12 PM
  • Shark fishing trips fascinate
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. Rachel Hibberd grabbed the shark’s tail and squeezed behind the gills, marveling at the fish’s power. Then she leaned down and kissed it on the back of the head, avoiding a mouth full of razorsharp teeth, before flipping it back ...
  • The Times Record
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  • 8/28/2014 3:44:49 PM
  • Fridge Magnet: Go fish! It's time to get hooked on the perfect protein
  • Andrew Skelton, owner of Capt’n Paul’s Seafood on W. Main St. in Salem, says that in Southwest Virginia the lack of familiarity with fish is especially strong. “When you get this far in the mountains, let’s face it, we haven’t had very much ...
  • The News & Advance
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  • 8/27/2014 3:43:01 AM
  • Drought Causing Duck and Fish Deaths at Virginia Lake
  • RENO, NV - Low water levels, dead animals, and an awful smell. Virginia lake is looking its worst right now and it's all because of the drought. The lake regularly has its problems, but none like what we are seeing now. The water is stagnant, growing algae
  • KOLO 8 NewsNow
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  • 8/26/2014 4:05:40 AM
  • Almy: Jump fishing worth a shot
  • That experience on this central-Virginia lake is a good example of what makes jump fishing such an exciting method of angling. Here's how you do it: first search with your naked eyes and binoculars for swooping gulls, jumping shad and gamefish crashing ...
  • Northern Virginia Daily
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  • 8/26/2014 1:21:02 AM
  • Dead birds and fish linked to drought
  • RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- It is true. Birds and fish are dying because of the water at Virginia Lake, more specifically, the lack of water. The Reno Parks and Recreation Department confirms about a dozen dead birds have been picked up since early
  • News 4
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  • 8/25/2014 10:29:14 PM
  • Trophy fish and big bucks wanted for display
  • ROANOKE - If you have a legally harvested and mounted West Virginia big buck trophy, or if you have a trophy fish caught from West Virginia waters, it's wanted for the Big Buck/Trophy Fish Display at West Virginia's Celebration of National Hunting and ...
  • The Inter Mountain
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  • 8/23/2014 5:13:39 AM
  • Fish surveys to gauge if spill had impact on Elk River
  • CHARLESTON,W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will collect samples of fish from the Elk and the Kanawha Rivers starting the week of August 25th. The samples will be part of two separate surveys, one of which is connected to the ...
  • Metro News
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  • 8/22/2014 5:17:49 PM
  • The Amazon’s largest fish is going extinct
  • Leandro Castello, an assistant professor of fisheries at Virginia Tech who led the research, criticized the Brazilian government’s assertion that scarcity would drive up the cost of fishing arapaima, helping save the depleted species. As Castello ...
  • Washington Post
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  • 8/22/2014 12:49:59 AM
  • VBBT fishing is under way
  • Sixty-five of the 75 boats entered in the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament are an hour away from concluding the first day of angling. Teams can fish any two of the event’s three days. The tournament features a total payout of $424,000. We’ll be back ...
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 8/21/2014 5:40:29 PM
  • W.Va. fish, buck mounts wanted
  • CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia outdoors officials are looking to display trophy fish and bucks at National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 27-28 at Stonewall Resort. The showcase at the event will be limited to 25 qualifying fish entries.
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 8/21/2014 2:20:03 PM
  • Fish, Wildlife Trophies Needed For State’s Hunting & Fishing Day
  • If you have a legally harvested and mounted West Virginia big buck trophy, or if you have a trophy fish caught from West Virginia waters, it's wanted for the Big Buck/Trophy Fish Display at West Virginia's Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day ..
  • Wetzel Chronicle
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  • 8/21/2014 6:13:17 AM
  • Fishing Forecast | August 21-27
  • The competitive billfish season is drawing to a close with today's start of the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament out of Rudee Inlet. The Wine, Women and Fishing Women's Only Billfish Tournament was held last weekend, with Capt. Bill Richardson guiding ..
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 8/21/2014 1:19:48 AM
  • Fishing report
  • Do not fish here alone. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Same-sex couples will have to wait longer to begin marrying in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.... RICHMOND ...
  • GoDanRiver
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  • 8/20/2014 4:37:15 PM
  • Trophy fish, deer sought for W.Va. display
  • CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia outdoors officials are looking to display trophy fish and big bucks at an upcoming event. West Virginia’s celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day is set for Sept. 27 and 28 at Stonewall Resort near Weston.
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 8/19/2014 11:52:06 AM
  • Virginia brothers are part of TV fishing show
  • RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jon and Jerry Harris are leaning over a boat in the Bahamas, slapping the sides and singing the same two lines in an effort to rustle up some sharks. "Ain't y'all fine / as homemade wine," the brothers from Chester repeat as their ...
  • Colorado Springs Gazette
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  • 8/18/2014 9:33:06 PM
  • Shark fishing trips fascinate off Va. Beach coast
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Rachel Hibberd grabbed the shark's tail and squeezed behind the gills, marveling at the fish's power. Then she leaned down and kissed it on the back of the head, avoiding a mouth full of razor-sharp teeth, before flipping it ...
  • Associated Press
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  • 8/17/2014 9:45:37 AM
  • Arapaima, biggest fish in Amazon, is in danger of extinction
  • study leader and fisheries assistant professor at the College of Natural Resources and Environment in Virginia Tech. “If that prediction were true, extinctions induced by fishing would not exist, but that is not what has happened.” The researchers ...
  • techtimes.com
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  • 8/17/2014 3:11:55 AM
  • Shark fishing trips fascinate off Virginia Beach coast
  • Shark fishing trips fascinate off Virginia Beach coast As many as a dozen species of Sharks swim close to shore at any time from late spring to early fall. Check out this story on newsleader.com: http://www.newsleader.com/story/news/2014/08/16/shark ...
  • The News Leader
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  • 8/17/2014 2:14:39 AM
  • Virginia mulls limited striped bass fishing
  • Arlington, VA, United States (4E Sports) – The Atlantic State Marine Fisheries Commission’s Striped Bass Board will develop a plan that will address the shrinking big striper population. The move came after anglers noticed a continuous decline in the ...
  • Gant Daily
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  • 8/16/2014 9:35:29 PM
  • Virginia brothers are part of TV fishing show
  • RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jon and Jerry Harris are leaning over a boat in the Bahamas, slapping the sides and singing the same two lines in an effort to rustle up some sharks. "Ain't y'all fine / as homemade wine," the brothers from Chester repeat as their ...
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer
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  • 8/16/2014 7:09:20 AM
  • A day on the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier
  • Two men stood at the end of the pier – lit by a setting sun, their lines dangling in the water. They had arrived separately but fished together. And one of them was on a run, though some fish were just too small. “Elvis fish,” said Jerry Mason of his ...
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 8/16/2014 4:03:13 AM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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Virginia Weather

Virginia Bch, VA (23453)

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Wind:210° 8 Kt
Humidity:67% 
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