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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.

  • Boat show offers fishing fun for kids
  • His daughter's friend Elise confided this isn't her first trip to a fishing hole. "In Virginia, I used to go with my grandpa," she said. "Girls can do it, you know, but some girls like it and other girls don't." Two friends now have something else they can
  • Wave 3
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  • 1/24/2015 2:35:29 PM
  • Cold Conditions Have Been Great For Ice Fishing
  • “We just had some grilled cheese and have some hot chocolate, of course, and we caught some fish which is great,” said Francine Lafalce from Virginia. Francine Lafalce is here with her kids from Virginia. She’s originally from Mayfield. This is a ...
  • WNEP-TV 16
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  • 1/23/2015 11:47:51 PM
  • Time for the 2015 hunting and fishing show
  • CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The annual West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show is this weekend at the Charleston Civic Center. The largest outdoor theme gathering in the state is now in its 29th year. The show features more than 200 exhibitors, including ...
  • Metro News
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  • 1/23/2015 9:57:29 AM
  • Hunting and Fishing show kicks off in Charleston
  • Bob Wojcieszak/Daily Mail Shane Osgood and Norman Ketchum, on ladder, of the West Virginia Trophy Hunters Association, hang up this year’s edition of the West Virginia Whitetail Hall of Fame Thursday during set up of the West Virginia Hunting & Fishing ...
  • charlestondailymail.com
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  • 1/23/2015 1:36:25 AM
  • Fish tale: The ones that didn’t get away
  • During the trip, which McNair and his wife, Virginia, took with about 20 other NuvoH2O water softener dealers, the self-described “pond fisherman” got the chance to spend six hours on a chartered boat casting for saltwater trophy fish and came up aces.
  • Maryville Daily Forum
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  • 1/22/2015 11:24:34 AM
  • Student forms fly fishing club after finding no other alternatives
  • But when Derek Edwards, a junior chemical engineering student came to West Virginia University, he was disappointed to find nothing related to his sport. So in spring of 2013, he started the Fly Fishing Club. “It’s awesome for me. I’ve always wanted ...
  • The Daily Athenaeum
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  • 1/22/2015 5:48:08 AM
  • Pan-Roasted Sheepshead Fish
  • Virginia-caught Sheepshead fish prepared by Executive Chef Peter Stine of Steinhilber’s Restaurant in Virginia Beach was recently named the Dish of Coastal Virginia at the 2014 March of Dimes Signature Chef Auction. Chef Stine shares a delicious recipe ...
  • CoastalVIRGINIAMag.com
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  • 1/21/2015 6:35:15 PM
  • 10 funky new ways you'll one day get your omega-3s
  • In November 2012, food science researchers at Virginia Tech reeled milk into the omega-3 delivery system, showing it is possible to incorporate fish oil into dairy-based beverages without destroying the product’s taste or lifespan. Even better ...
  • New Hope 360
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  • 1/19/2015 3:10:02 PM
  • How Fish Talk
  • With the toadfish, it's like you are sending a tweeter to do a woofer's job in terms of speakers,” said Michael Fine, biologist and leading bioacoustics researcher at Virginia Commonwealth University. Sound waves are simply pressure waves. This means ...
  • Motherboard
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  • 1/19/2015 2:55:43 PM
  • Hunting and Fishing Show offers outdoor ‘adventure’ in January
  • JOHN McCOY | Sunday Gazette-Mail The West Virginia Whitetail Hall of Fame, one of the Hunting and Fishing Show’s longest-standing attractions, features the mounted trophies of as many as 200 big-antlered bucks killed by Mountain State hunters.
  • The Charleston Gazette
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  • 1/18/2015 5:02:46 AM
  • Weather confuses anglers and fish
  • The primary ocean fishery for stripers in North Carolina is off the northern Outer Banks, specifically Cape Hatteras to the Virginia state line. If you fish for stripers, you know the regulations vary in different zones in waters inside the inlets ...
  • carolinacoastonline.com
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  • 1/9/2015 11:40:00 AM
  • Warmer waters shake up Shore fishing
  • Fish once centered off Virginia, like black sea bass and summer flounder, now swim in abundance off New Jersey. “We’ve been seeing unprecedented warming in the ocean over the past several decades,” said Malin Pinsky, a marine biologist at Rutgers ...
  • North Jersey
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  • 1/4/2015 10:08:42 PM
  • W.Va. goes electronic for hunt/fish licenses
  • CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — As of New Year’s Day, one of West Virginia’s time-honored institutions disappeared into history. Traditional hunting and fishing licenses — printed on thin cardstock and festooned with colorful stamps — passed into the ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 1/4/2015 7:28:13 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Decline of coastal striper run led to ASMFC 25% cut
  • Last winter's fishery on migrating striped bass in Virginia was very poor, and that was later reflected in coastal areas to the north as ocean catches continued to decline, and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) was finally forced to .
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 1/1/2015 6:58:59 PM
  • Hunting, fishing licenses going electronic on Jan. 1 in West Virginia
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia — Come New Year's Day, one of West Virginia's time-honored institutions will disappear into history. Traditional hunting and fishing licenses — printed on thin cardstock and festooned with colorful stamps — will pass into ...
  • The Republic
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  • 12/28/2014 9:52:32 AM
  • Crankbaits! Can You Fully Effective With Only One Brand?
  • I personally like Bandit 100's in Virginia's lakes and rivers. I will go with Bandit 200's in lakes if I want to go deeper. BUT!!!!.....I also use other brands, colors and styles when fishing and are not limited to Bandit, only. And I suggest you do this .
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 12/28/2014 3:18:50 AM
  • Va Valley Noob
  • Welcome to the Shenandoah Valley and to the Forum. Great having you with us and we have lots of Virginia guys and gals so ask your questions and we will do all we can to help you with our input. you are in a great spot for fishing....just stop looking for
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 12/26/2014 8:39:09 PM
  • W.Va. to convert Christmas trees to fish habitat
  • CHARLESTON (AP) — That Christmas tree adding holiday flair to your living room could become a condo for fish in a West Virginia lake. The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the Division of Natural Resources will host their 10th ...
  • The Register Herald
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  • 12/23/2014 8:46:53 AM
  • W.Va. to convert Christmas trees to fish habitat
  • CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- That Christmas tree adding holiday flair to your living room could become a condo for fish in a West Virginia lake. The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the Division of Natural Resources will host their ...
  • wvah.com
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  • 12/23/2014 7:28:08 AM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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Look up the following list of fishing clubs in Virginia.

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Virginia Weather

Norfolk, VA (23520)

Updated on 06:34 AM

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31°F 

Feels like: 20°F

Wind:320° 14 Kt
Humidity:28% 
Dew Point:2°F
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Sunrise: 07:08 AM 

Sunset: 05:25 PM 

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