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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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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.

  • Beach resident's favorite spot to fish is from the shore
  • With his toes in the sand, Kenny Tucker is a happy man. While others feel that angling from a boat is the only way to go, the Virginia Beach resident loves to fish from the shore - especially along the sandy beaches surrounding Lynnhaven Inlet.
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 9/21/2014 12:35:53 AM
  • Stonewall celebrates Hunting and Fishing Day
  • ROANOKE - For several years, the Outdoor Youth Challenge has been one of the biggest attractions during West Virginia's Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day, held annually at Stonewall Resort State Park near Weston in Lewis County. This hands-on
  • The Inter Mountain
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  • 9/20/2014 7:39:24 AM
  • Fishing Forecast | September 19-26
  • If it isn't the smallest fish anglers target, we aren't sure what is. Even so, the Norfolk spot has a long, storied history in southeastern Virginia - proving size doesn't always matter when it comes to popularity. In the good old days, signs in restaurant
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 9/17/2014 11:56:29 PM
  • West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • Roanoke, WV-(Ammoland.com)- For several years, the Outdoor Youth Challenge has been one of the biggest attractions during West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day, held annually at Stonewall Resort State Park near Weston in Lewis ...
  • Ammo Land
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  • 9/17/2014 4:46:59 PM
  • Celebrated archer to headline W.Va.’s celebration of hunting, fishing
  • Legendary archer Byron Ferguson will headline this year’s edition of West Virginia’s National Hunting and Fishing Days Celebration. The two-day event, scheduled for Sept. 27-28 at Stonewall Jackson State Park near Weston, will feature four one-hour ...
  • The Charleston Gazette
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  • 9/14/2014 4:04:37 AM
  • Fishing Buddy visited
  • Water and young fishermen can be a good thing, but also a bad thing. It was on that trip that we were checked by Dave Long who was still in uniform as a West Virginia natural resources police officer. When we got home, Brady told his mother, Jaime ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 9/11/2014 12:36:24 PM
  • Bass fishing tournament results from Bob's
  • Dave Morton and Josh Clark, both of Chesapeake, 5-fish limit, 16.06 total pounds; 2. Dwayne Likens of Virginia Beach, 5 fish, 11.74; 3. Jim Sumrell and Cathy Brandt, both of Chesapeake, 5 fish, 9.85. Lunker award: Keith Lynch of Suffolk, 7.54-pounder.
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 9/10/2014 8:37:12 PM
  • Back Bay night fishing for big red drum
  • Permits are available from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning Sept. 17. Anglers must have a photo ID and a valid Virginia Saltwater Fishing License. Applicants must be 16 years of age, and those who are under 18 must have a parent or legal
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 9/10/2014 5:23:55 PM
  • Ray Marine Dragonfly?
  • Thanks for the thread, Cajun Ben. I take my Lowarance unit to the Lowarance dealer and repair shop in Virginia and the owner told me to consider Raymarine when I am ready to update to a side and down scan unit. Raymarine is known in the saltwater fishing .
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 9/9/2014 5:53:45 PM
  • Confessing To A Lie.
  • The major law enforcement problem in West Virginia is that all DNA matches all other DNA. Now Catch, go out and do some fishing and let us know how you did and the size of the one that got away. Ignorance can be corrected. Stupid lasts a lifetime.
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 9/8/2014 12:54:17 PM
  • Fishing Forecast | September 4-10
  • Waters need to cool a little for the action to really pick up. Spanish mackerel, bluefish, lots of shark and a handful of king mackerel should be in the mix along the southern Virginia Beach coast. Aside from white marlin, blue-water trollers are finding .
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 9/4/2014 1:10:21 AM
  • 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

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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