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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.

  • Inaugural Big Fish Classic Underway
  • Participating boats can depart from any port from New Jersey to Virginia, but qualifying fish have to be weighed at Talbot Street. The boats must fish within 100 nautical miles of Ocean City, however. The scale at Talbot Street is open from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m
  • The Dispatch
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  • 7/24/2014 9:48:26 PM
  • Fishing forecast | July 24-30
  • A few pompano have been caught around Sandbridge. Anglers working the Little Island and Virginia Beach structures shouldn't be surprised by a few big red drum or cobia. Coastal wrecks are yielding sea bass and triggerfish, but the bigger bass are coming ..
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 7/24/2014 12:41:26 AM
  • Kayak Fishing
  • On April 25, fishermen from Florida, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Virginia raced their kayaks ... Read More
  • All At Sea
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  • 7/23/2014 5:46:15 PM
  • Gone Fishing
  • I have this monstrously long fishing rod, some heavy weights, and usually buy fresh squid at a bait shop. I’ve fished at Virginia Beach, the Outer Banks and on Chincoteague. It’s a wonderful adventure. The terrifically long casts, the crashing surf and ...
  • Journal Press
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  • 7/23/2014 4:13:11 PM
  • 5 great tips for fishing with kids
  • “Just being outside and seeing people enjoying fishing will trigger even more curiosity from an already curious toddler,” according to West Virginia Wildlife Magazine. 2. Bring the right equipment Takemefishing.org has great tips on the type of ...
  • KSL
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  • 7/23/2014 2:51:28 AM
  • Trophy fish are caught in W.Va.
  • HUNTINGTON -- Abby Chaffins from Huntington made it into the June Trophy Fish Citation Report of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. Chaffins caught a 1.5-pound sauger April 27 in Wayne County from Beech Fork of Twelvepole Creek. Some other ..
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 7/22/2014 3:49:55 AM
  • Trophy fish landed in W.Va.
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Among those honored by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources for catching trophy fish are these anglers who live within the circulation area of the Cumberland Times-News. Bluegill — Cameron Shillingburg, New Creek ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 7/21/2014 1:45:14 PM
  • Outdoors: Even when scarce, smallmouth bass are a worthy target
  • They say one of the best things about fishing for trout is that they live in beautiful places. There’s no doubt our Virginia trout fit this bill from the tiny brookie streams to the Jackson River tailwater. I would argue one can make the same claim about .
  • Times Dispatch
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  • 7/20/2014 3:59:27 AM
  • Catching up with catches at Bob's Fishing Hole
  • Mark London of Virginia Beach, five fish, 10.5. July 5 – 20 boats, 34 anglers: 1. Joe Spruill and Loyd Sanderlin, both of Chesapeake, 5-fish limit, 15.16 total pounds; 2. Kevin Mills of Chesapeake and Tim Ackal of Virginia Beach, five fish, 13.61 ...
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 7/18/2014 12:58:41 PM
  • Heat Blamed for Fish Kill in Henrico County Lake
  • RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Department of Environmental Quality spokesman says heat caused a fish kill in a lake in Henrico County. Residents discovered hundreds of dead fish in Wyndham Lake on Wednesday. DEQ spokesman Bill Hayden tells WRIC-TV (http .
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  • 7/18/2014 2:43:04 AM
  • 1st Ever Big Fish Classic Set For Next Week
  • Participating boats can depart from any port from New Jersey to Virginia, but qualifying fish have to be weighed at Talbot Street. The boats must fish within 100 nautical miles of Ocean City, however. The scale at Talbot Street is open from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m
  • The Dispatch
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  • 7/17/2014 10:18:13 PM
  • Heat blamed for fish kill in Virginia County lake
  • RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia Department of Environmental Quality spokesman says heat caused a fish kill in a lake in Henrico County. Residents discovered hundreds of dead fish in Wyndham Lake on Wednesday. DEQ spokesman Bill Hayden tells WRIC-TV that hot ...
  • Bluefield Daily Telegraph
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  • 7/17/2014 1:28:30 PM
  • Heat blamed for fish kill in Henrico County lake
  • RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- A Virginia Department of Environmental Quality spokesman says heat caused a fish kill in a lake in Henrico County. Residents discovered hundreds of dead fish in Wyndham Lake on Wednesday. DEQ spokesman Bill Hayden tells WRIC-TV (http
  • WTOP
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  • 7/17/2014 11:48:17 AM
  • Dominion Club: Hundreds of dead fish at Wyndham Lake 'natural episode'
  • The Virginia DEQ has investigated and determined the cause of the fish kill to be low oxygen in the water, which can happen in the summer months. Another family has come forward claiming Petersburg Police came on their front porch and tried to stop them ..
  • WWBT-TV NBC 12
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  • 7/17/2014 7:09:07 AM
  • Heat blamed for fish kill in Henrico County lake
  • RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Department of Environmental Quality spokesman says heat caused a fish kill in a lake in Henrico County. Residents discovered hundreds of dead fish in Wyndham Lake on Wednesday. DEQ spokesman Bill Hayden tells WRIC-TV (http .
  • My FOX DC
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  • 7/17/2014 7:01:57 AM
  • Heat blamed for fish kill in Henrico County lake
  • RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Department of Environmental Quality spokesman says heat caused a fish kill in a lake in Henrico County. Residents discovered hundreds of dead fish in Wyndham Lake on Wednesday. DEQ spokesman Bill Hayden tells WRIC-TV (http .
  • wvva.com
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  • 7/17/2014 7:01:57 AM
  • Summer bass fishing has been hotter than expected
  • All of this bodes well for the future of largemouth bass fishing in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina – two areas that during the 1970s and early 1980s were some of the best in the country. There is a long way to go to return to the ...
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 7/15/2014 3:11:06 PM
  • VSU hosts Fish School
  • ETTRICK - Farmers from across the state and abroad gathered at Virginia State University's Randolph Farm last week for the 2014 Fish School to learn more about alternative farming. During the three-day event, retired and current farmers participated in ...
  • Progress Index
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  • 7/15/2014 7:54:26 AM
  • Big fish caught in West Virginia
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Among those honored by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources for catching trophy fish are these anglers who live within the circulation area of the Cumberland Times-News. Bluegill — Cameron Shillingburg, New Creek ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 7/14/2014 5:06:49 PM
  • Study: Coal removal harming fish, water
  • WASHINGTON – In West Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains, fish are vanishing. The number of species has fallen, the populations of those that remain are down, and some individual fish look a little skinny. A government study traces the decline in ...
  • The Journal Gazette
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  • 7/14/2014 2:54:59 AM
  • Belize's lobster, conch, and fish populations rebuild in no-take zones
  • Credit: Virginia Burns/Wildlife Conservation Society. A new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society shows that no-take zones in Belize can not only help economically valuable species such as lobster, conch, and fish recover from overfishing ...
  • Phys.org
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  • 7/12/2014 5:49:09 AM
  • Cape Charles' fishing pier draws crowds
  • The Virginia Shore also features other fishing piers that stretch into local waters and provide anglers a quiet place to cast lines. South of Cape Charles, Kiptopeke State Park's pier on the Chesapeake Bay provides angling near the concrete ships ...
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 7/11/2014 11:58:23 PM
  • Big Fish Classic Celebrates Ocean City’s Rich Fishing History
  • Participating boats can depart from any port from New Jersey to Virginia, but qualifying fish have to be weighed at Talbot Street. The boats must fish within 100 nautical miles of Ocean City, however. The scale at Talbot Street is open from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m
  • The Dispatch
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  • 7/10/2014 9:43:34 PM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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Virginia Weather

Roanoke, VA (24011)

Updated on 15:36 PM

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76°F 

Feels like: 76°F

Wind:160° 4 Kt
Humidity:62% 
Dew Point:62°F
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Sunrise: 06:14 AM 

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