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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.

Search Fishing Locations in Virginia

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.

  • 4 Must-Fish Trout Streams in Southwest Virginia
  • Old Dominion has long been a highly sought after destination for fly anglers from all over the country, and the southwest corner of the state holds some of its biggest draws. From White Top Laurel Creek, where wild trout abound, to the South Fork Holston .
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  • 7/21/2017 12:01:00 PM
  • W.Va. commission weighs fishing, hunting regulations
  • BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission plans to consider next year's hunting and fishing regulations when it meets Sunday afternoon at Cacapon Resort State Park in Berkeley Springs. The agenda includes approval of ...
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  • 7/18/2017 8:56:00 PM
  • West Virginia commission weighs fishing, hunting regulations
  • BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission plans to consider next year's hunting and fishing regulations when it meets next week at Cacapon Resort State Park in Berkeley Springs. State officials say the public is ...
  • WHSV
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  • 7/18/2017 5:47:00 PM
  • West Virginia commission weighs fishing, hunting regulations
  • BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Natural Resources Commission plans to consider next year's hunting and fishing regulations when it meets next week at Cacapon Resort State Park in Berkeley Springs. State officials say the public is invited
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  • 7/18/2017 6:44:00 AM
  • Virginia man pleads guilty to killing eagle that ate fish from pond
  • A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to killing a bald eagle because he was upset that the bird was taking fish from his pond. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia said in a statement that 62-year-old Allen Thacker of Smithfield ...
  • 11abc News
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  • 7/11/2017 6:52:00 PM
  • DNR researchers hope study yields bigger bluegills for WV anglers
  • MANNINGTON — West Virginia’s “unsung game fish” are finally starting to attract attention. At five small lakes in the state’s northern counties, Division of Natural Resources biologists are taking a long, hard look at bluegills and sunfish.
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  • 7/8/2017 12:39:00 PM
  • Students get 'Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs'
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- On Tuesday morning, the Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office and the Virginia Beach Bluewater Fishing Club teamed up to hold "Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs." It's an enrichment program for local children that is now in its 27th ye
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  • 6/27/2017 8:41:00 PM
  • Lake Mooney to open for fishing
  • Stafford County and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has announced that Lake Mooney will be open for fishing on Saturday, July 1. The lake, named for the late Stafford Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jason Mooney, opened to visitors in June 201
  • Free Lance-Star
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  • 6/26/2017 3:51:00 PM
  • Fishing for a fee: Virginia stocking streams with trophy trout
  • ROANOKE, Va. – Virginia is stocking hundreds of trophy-sized fish in fee-fishing areas. The Roanoke Times reports that the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries added 400 brook, brown, and rainbow trout at Big Tumbling Creek in the Clinch ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 6/22/2017 3:30:00 PM
  • Virginia Conservation Police Seeks Recruits
  • The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is currently conducting a recruitment effort to hire up to 25 conservation police officers to be assigned to various duty stations across the Commonwealth. Virginia Conservation Police officers (CPOs ...
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  • 6/21/2017 5:53:00 AM
  • West Virginia: Students Restore Habitat On Shavers Fork River
  • ELKINS, W.Va. — Students with Elkins-based YouthBuild North Central recently worked with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) Aquatic Habitat Enhancement Program to restore fish and wildlife habitats at the site of the historic logging ...
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  • 6/20/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • The Bunker Resurgence: The Good News Beyond Recent Fish Kills
  • According to Megan Ware, Fishery Management Plan Coordinator of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission in Arlington, Virginia, “Results of the 2015 stock assessment indicate that the [menhaden] stock is not overfished, and overfishing is not ...
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  • 6/20/2017 1:56:00 AM
  • Stumpy Lake riddled with hundreds of dead fish in Virginia Beach
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Residents looking to spend a day out fishing at Stumpy Lake might encounter several dead fish throughout the course of the week. Those who live around the lake tell 13News Now that hundreds of dead fish, coupled with an ...
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  • 6/19/2017 10:54:00 PM
  • Learning How to Fly Fish with Orvis
  • FF201 includes a trip to Beaver Creek Reservoir where you'll have the chance to catch fish. For more information on how to participate in FF101 and/or FF102, you can visit
  • NBC 29 News
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  • 6/19/2017 9:34:00 PM
  • Underbelly refocuses menu to fish, vegetables
  • Fish coming from purveyors securing the best catch in waters from the Gulf up through Virginia. And vegetables from local farmers – which Underbelly has done since Day 1 but now with a more intense emphasis.
  • Chron
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  • 6/19/2017 3:49:00 PM
  • West Virginia to get $11.6M for fish, wildlife restoration
  • CHARLESTON — West Virginia's U.S. senators say the state will get $11.6 million in federal funding for its wildlife programs. According to Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito, the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources will receive $8.1 ...
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 6/15/2017 3:58:00 PM
  • Baseball America Prospect Report (June 15)
  • Derek Fisher, lf, Astros. It was quite the debut for the 2014 supplemental first-round pick from Virginia. Fisher reached base four times and hit his first big league homer in a 13-2 win over the Rangers. Fisher is a power-speed player, although he was ...
  • Baseball America
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  • 6/15/2017 12:58:00 PM
  • Chesapeake Bay’s Best Summer Fishing
  • Virginia anglers who ply the fish-rich waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries enjoy the good fortune of outstanding action throughout the year. From huge striped bass migrating in and out of the bay with the seasons, to feisty and tasty flounder
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  • 6/14/2017 4:20:00 PM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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