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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.


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.

  • Northam urges General Assembly to protect Virginia fishing
  • Governor Ralph Northam introduced legislation that would bring Virginia into compliance with management decisions made by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) with respect to menhaden fishing. Along with the legislation, which will be ..
  • Augusta Free Press
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  • 2/16/2018 5:13:00 AM
  • When The Scars Of A Mass Shooting Aren't Left By Bullets
  • “It feels very selfish as a physically uninjured survivor to ask for resources when others died or were shot, which is one of the reasons why this group of people goes without,” said Lisa Hamp, a survivor of the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting. “We stay ...
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  • 2/15/2018 11:24:00 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Madelyn Picone was a trailblazer
  • The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) winter meeting in Virginia resulted in approval of all three summer flounder seasons proposed by New Jersey. All provide for the same three fluke at an 18-inch minimum just as last year, but with ...
  • The Star-Ledger
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  • 2/15/2018 10:09:00 PM
  • Ducks Unlimited joins wildlife refuge congressional briefing
  • Wittman. “My state of Virginia has 14 of those refuges where people of all ages can visit, explore, fish, hunt and study wildlife. Growing up and even as an adult, visiting the Rappahannock River Wildlife Refuge in my district taught me the value of ...
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  • 2/15/2018 4:10:00 AM
  • Ranger Boats Showcasing Saltwater Product at Miami International Boat Show
  • Ranger Boats is once again bringing its acclaimed line of performance fishing boats, along with industry-leading sales incentives, to the Miami International Boat Show running February 15-19 at the Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin located on Virginia Ke
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  • 2/13/2018 6:12:00 AM
  • Benchmark study of lobsters begins
  • “We’re in the very early stages right now,” said Jeff Kipp, senior stock assessment scientist at the Arlington, Virginia-based ASMFC that regulates the Northeast lobster fishery. “The process will be mostly data-driven.” Nothing is certain in the ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/13/2018 12:43:00 AM
  • Grab Your Kayak: Small Lake Bass Fishing in West Virginia
  • Waters that don’t support big bass boats outnumber the big ones in West Virginia and many provide some excellent small lake bass fishing. One of my friends had called and said, “Just leave your bass boat in the garage and load your kayak, we’ll hit ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 2/12/2018 3:21:00 PM
  • A Guide To Smith Mountain Lake Fishing
  • For those in Virginia, however, this is never an issue. All through the year, many anglers from the state and beyond head to Smith Mountain Lake fishing. The lake is located at the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. It has a glowing reputation .
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  • 2/9/2018 8:36:00 AM
  • Senate Natural Resources approves bare-handed catfish fishing
  • CHARLESTON — “Noodling” is the sport of catching catfish with your bare hands, and folks aching to do that in West Virginia may soon get the chance. The Senate Natural Resources Committee gave its approval on Feb. 5 to SB 416 to legalize noodling.
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  • 2/5/2018 9:46:00 PM
  • Saving our nation’s symbol on national wildlife refuges
  • Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia was established in 1996 to conserve and protect fish and wildlife resources. It is also Virginia’s largest wintering roost for bald eagles! You can find them roosting and nesting throughout ...
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  • 2/3/2018 5:33:00 AM
  • Honorees Recognized at US Sailing Awards
  • Lynn Handy – Virginia Long Sail Training Service and Support Award Lynn Handy (Baltimore, Md.) received the Virginia Long Sail Training Service and Support Award. This Award honors individuals who, through their efforts, unselfishly assist and enable a ...
  • Scuttlebutt Sailing News
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  • 2/2/2018 7:11:00 PM
  • A Fish Tale: New aquatics store opens on Virginia Avenue
  • MARTINSVILLE – Joseph Fain hopes to make keeping fish as pets more popular locally. In December, Fain opened JMZ Aquatics in the Holiday Shopping Center on Virginia Avenue near Collinsville. As far as he knows, it is currently the only store in Southern ..
  • Martinsville Bulletin
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  • 1/31/2018 4:57:00 AM
  • Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival Sets Record Attendance
  • Thousands of fly anglers from across the country attended the 18 th Annual Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival on January 13-14, 2018. Held at Meadow Event Park just 15 miles north of Richmond on the site of the state fairgrounds, the Virginia Fly Fishing
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  • 1/30/2018 8:21:00 PM
  • Mountain State Slabs: The Best Spots for West Virginia Crappie
  • With the weather warming, West Virginia crappie are getting ready to spawn, which means anglers are getting ready to catch them. Here are a few places to should consider this year. The Mountain State has numerous fishing opportunities within its borders ..
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  • 1/29/2018 5:55:00 PM
  • U.S. officials locate dead North Atlantic right whale off coast of Virginia
  • Fisheries officials in the United States located the carcass of a North Atlantic right whale off the coast of Virginia on Friday, making it the first confirmed death of the endangered species this year. At noon, a Coast Guard aircraft spotted the entangled
  • Yahoo News Canada
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  • 1/27/2018 4:08:00 AM
  • Everything up for auction at the Lynnhaven Fish House
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) – If you're looking for a way to remember the Lynnhaven Fish House, you're in luck. The owners are saying everything must go during their auction on Tuesday. "Everything" means all the items and intellectual property.
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  • 1/24/2018 12:47:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing Show in Rapidan, Virginia, Feb. 17
  • The 30th Annual Rapidan TU Fishing Show will be held Feb. 17, 2018 9:00 M TO 4:00 PM at Highland School; 597 Broadview Ave; Warrenton, VA. The event features vendors offering modern and antique fishing tackle, guided trips, flies, art, seminars, fishing ..
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  • 1/23/2018 4:50:00 AM
  • Virginia Smallmouth Bass 2018 Outlook
  • It’s important to know not only where to go fishing for Virginia smallmouth bass fishing this year, but also when to go. Jamie Gold, Tommy Cundiff, and I, admittedly, were confused last May on the New River. We were on not only Virginia’s premier ...
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  • 1/22/2018 6:55:00 PM
  • Lynnhaven Fish House is auctioning off everything, even its menu
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) – If you're looking for a way to remember the Lynnhaven Fish House, you're in luck. The owners are saying everything must go during their auction on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Everything means all the items, and intellectual property.
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  • 1/20/2018 6:37:00 AM
  • Curtis Fleming talks to Liberty High School's fishing club
  • Fleming is also a West Virginia native. The students were able to watch an episode of Fly Rod Chronicles that hasn't aired yet, and ask Fleming questions about fishing and hunting. Fleming was excited to see girls in the crowd, showing their interest in ..
  • WDTV 5 News
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  • 1/20/2018 4:08:00 AM
  • Cabo Fish Taco coming to downtown Roanoke
  • The company currently has locations in Charlotte, N.C., and Blacksburg. Its three owners are graduates of Virginia Tech, according to Bryan Musselwhite of Poe & Cronk Real Estate Group in Roanoke. “In working with the owners of Cabo Fish Taco in ...
  • Virginia Business
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  • 1/15/2018 4:49:00 PM
  • Reminder: VA Fly Fishing & Wine Festival
  • The 18th Annual Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival will be held at The Meadow Events Park, just a few miles outside of Richmond, Virginia The Virginia Fly Fishing Festival is the largest event of its kind in the country and attracts fly anglers from ...
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  • 1/10/2018 8:14:00 PM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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