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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

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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.

  • Warm, dry weather killing fish at Claytor Lake, DGIF says
  • (WDBJ7) Dead Striped Bass are showing up in Claytor Lake. It's discouraging fishermen and people who maintain the lake. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says the weather is to blame. Low inflow into the lake and warmer temperatures ...
  • WDBJ 7
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  • 7/22/2016 10:04:21 PM
  • Big W.Va. fish landed
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — These anglers, who live within the circulation area of the Cumberland Times-News, were recognized by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources for catching trophy fish.
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 7/22/2016 8:13:59 AM
  • Summer Jam Youth attend Kiwanis fishing clinic
  • Next, on the schedule of the day was a presentation by Lewis Fillingham of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission about the type of fish, etc., that they might catch during their fishing day at Buckroe Beach. Afterward, they were given their fishing ...
  • Tidewater News
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  • 7/21/2016 5:04:53 PM
  • Summer fishing slows down along Va. coast
  • Summer fishing has started to dwindle down for anglers along the Virginia coast. Inshore fishing is producing a few flounder and mullet. Some flounder and spadefish are being caught around the Bay Bridge-Tunnel on minnows and squid, but it’s pretty quiet.
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 7/20/2016 4:15:58 PM
  • Hundreds of dead fish found near Stumpy Lake spillway
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Hundreds of dead fish ended up near the Stumpy Lake spillway this week, part of what’s known as a “fish kill.” Viewer Kelly Long contacted 10 On Your Side after noticing piles of the dead fish on an early morning run ...
  • WAVY News 10
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  • 7/19/2016 5:57:22 PM
  • Police recover body of Va. man who drowned trying to get fishing rod
  • WASHINGTON —Police have recovered the body of a Virginia boater who died while trying to retrieve a fishing rod from the Potomac River on Sunday. The body of Bniamin Adel Rastkheez, 31, of Falls Church, was found near Piscataway Park in Charles County ...
  • WTOP
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  • 7/19/2016 1:51:00 AM
  • A Look at The NC State Basspack and College Bass Fishing
  • The amount of schools that have college fishing teams is bigger than many might suspect. Florida State, Louisville, Virginia Tech, ECU, UNC-Greensboro, UNC-Charlotte, Appalachian State, Western Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi State, Auburn, Alabama ...
  • SB Nation
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  • 7/18/2016 6:59:59 AM
  • Volunteers needed for Virginia Beach fishing day with children on Aug. 3
  • Volunteers are needed for a fishing day for children Aug. 3. Pairs of adults will chaperone about 200 children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeastern Virginia in a charitable event sponsored by Knights of Columbus, Pope Leo XIII Council 10804 of ...
  • pilotonline.com
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  • 7/17/2016 9:52:58 AM
  • 40th annual Greater Niagara Fish Odyssey Derby set
  • At the same time, No. 4 Jacob Powroznik of Virginia will be fishing against No. 5 Koby Krieger of Florida. Other pairings include No. 2 Jordan Lee of Alabama with No. 7 Dean Rojas of Arizona and No. 3 Brett Hite of Arizona and No. 6 Keith Combs of Texas ..
  • Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
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  • 7/16/2016 11:01:34 PM
  • Hilts: 40th annual Greater Niagara Fish Odyssey Derby set
  • At the same time, No. 4 Jacob Powroznik of Virginia will be fishing against No. 5 Koby Krieger of Florida. Other pairings include No. 2 Jordan Lee of Alabama with No. 7 Dean Rojas of Arizona and No. 3 Brett Hite of Arizona and No. 6 Keith Combs of Texas ..
  • Niagara Gazette
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  • 7/16/2016 8:52:43 PM
  • Watch Your Step! Scary-Looking Fish Seen Lurking In Virginia Beach Sands
  • A few weeks back, a family was enjoying their time walking under the sun in Chesapeake Bay when they suddenly spotted bubbles popping out of a pile of sand. As soon as the water ran off the sand, they found a strange-looking creature: the stargazer.
  • Nature World News
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  • 7/15/2016 4:33:13 AM
  • Fishing Forecast: The cobia bite is still on
  • That's confirmed by Ric Burnley, who add the Spanish mackerel action is good just off Virginia Beach, with sheepshead and spadefish around the CBBT and flounder in the bay and creeks. From what I can gather the offshore bite has slightly tamped down in the
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 7/14/2016 2:32:43 AM
  • Hopewell mother, daughter die during York River fishing trip
  • It was unable pump out the incoming water. They were able to get the motor started and tried to get the boat on plane to push out the water,” a Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries investigators said. “When they got on plane the water from ...
  • WTVR-TV
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  • 7/13/2016 5:28:41 PM
  • 50 years of fishing
  • Located just off Lahore Road, and only a few miles away from the Town of Orange, Lake Orange is a 124-acre Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF)-owned public fishing lake. The lake was impounded in 1964 and opened to fishing in 1966 ...
  • The Daily Progress
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  • 7/13/2016 3:27:00 PM
  • Beachgoers warned of scary-looking fish
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A surfing group is warning beach-goers to watch their step after a scary-looking fish was found lurking in the Virginia Beach sand. Multiple news outlets report the East Coast Surfing Championships wrote on their Facebook page ..
  • Waynesville Daily Guide
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  • 7/12/2016 10:37:41 PM
  • Beachgoers warned of scary-looking fish
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A surfing group is warning beach-goers to watch their step after a scary-looking fish was found lurking in the Virginia Beach sand. Multiple news outlets report the East Coast Surfing Championships wrote on their Facebook page ..
  • Rolla Daily News
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  • 7/12/2016 6:41:28 PM
  • New West Virginia fishing license
  • Charleston, W.Va. (Associated Press) - A new type of fishing license is now available in the Mountain State. West Virginia residents can now buy five-day fishing licenses. The new license allows fishing opportunities for residents who are on vacation, are
  • TheNewsCenter
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  • 7/12/2016 3:13:52 PM
  • West Virginia introduces 5-day fishing license
  • West Virginia residents can now buy five-day fishing licenses. Division of Natural Resources Director Bob Fala says the new license is intended to allow fishing opportunities for residents who may be on vacation, are fishing for the first time or are ...
  • The State Journal
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  • 7/12/2016 9:23:07 AM
  • West Virginia introduces 5-day fishing license
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia residents can now buy five-day fishing licenses. Division of Natural Resources Director Bob Fala says the new license is intended to allow fishing opportunities for residents who may be on vacation, are ...
  • The Tampa Tribune
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  • 7/12/2016 6:45:38 AM
  • New five-day West Virginia resident fishing license available
  • The new fishing license costs $8 and is good for five consecutive days chosen by the buyer and specified on the license. It is a base license and will require the Conservation Stamp, and if fishing for trout, a Trout Stamp. . “The new license is ...
  • Huntington News Network
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  • 7/12/2016 3:03:43 AM
  • West Virginia Offering 5-Day Fishing Licenses
  • People who live in West Virginia can now buy 5-day fishing licenses. It costs $8 and is good for five consecutive days, which are chosen by the buyer and specified on the license. The new option is intended to provide fishing opportunities for people who .
  • CBS Pittsburgh
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  • 7/12/2016 3:03:43 AM
  • Nightmare fish pops up to scare the living daylight out of beachgoers
  • A creature typically seen only in the depths of the Chesapeake reared its ugly head -- and boy, do we mean ugly-- on Virginia Beach last week. The East Coast Surfing Championships shared photos of the fish, called a 'northern stargazer,' that their friend
  • AOL
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  • 7/11/2016 8:51:30 PM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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Virginia Weather

Fort Eustis, VA (23604)

Updated on 05:06 AM

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Humidity:85% 
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