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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.

  • Fishing report for May 25
  • The ice-fishing at Big Virginia is still fair to good, but Little Virginia is slower. The road is open all the way to the lakes now. In the June Lake region, June Lake continues to be fair to good with some nice cutthroats reported. Grant is also pretty ..
  • Bakersfield
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  • 5/26/2017 6:03:00 AM
  • The Virginia Beach fleet has been blessed, now it's time for fishing
  • Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating as a group of charter captains, mates and fishing faithful gathered last week at the Virginia Beach Fishing Center. Rain was starting to fall and lightning flickered in the distance. Could there have been a better ...
  • pilotonline.com
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  • 5/24/2017 2:31:00 PM
  • The fleet has been blessed, now it's time for fishing
  • Mother Nature wasn’t cooperating as a group of charter captains, mates and fishing faithful gathered last week at the Virginia Beach Fishing Center. Rain was starting to fall and there was lightning in the distance. Could there have been a better ...
  • pilotonline.com
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  • 5/24/2017 1:18:00 PM
  • North Carolina: Volunteers Needed for Lake Gaston Aquatic Habitat Project
  • Northampton and Warren counties along the Virginia border. The habitat enhancement project is funded through the Sport Fish Restoration Program, Lake Gaston Weed Control Council and the N.C. State University Department of Crop Science. The Sport Fish ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/24/2017 5:35:00 AM
  • It turns out it’s not frankenfish
  • (Chaconas) Because of those heart-stopping, lure-crushing strikes, the powerful runs, their voracious appetite and varied diet, snakeheads have turned into a bucket-list fish for a growing number of anglers throughout Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region.
  • flylifemagazine.com
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  • 5/23/2017 7:13:00 PM
  • Virginia Man Brutally Kills Bald Eagle Because It Ate Fish From His Pond
  • A Smithfield, Virginia man is accused of shooting a bald eagle earlier this year before fatally running over it with an all-terrain vehicle, according to court documents. Allen H. Thacker was charged Wednesday with one count of violating the Bald and ...
  • taskandpurpose.com
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  • 5/19/2017 3:04:00 PM
  • Striped, sea bass regulations unchanged
  • Virginia's anglers had the possibility of tighter sea bass regulations and more relaxed striped bass regulations. At least for now, neither fishery was changed. Both sea bass and striped bass seasons are currently open. The Cabbage Patch artificial reef ..
  • Daily Press
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  • 5/19/2017 2:11:00 PM
  • Fishing report
  • The deep water off the Virginia coast is still the place to crank up tilefish, black-bellied rosefish and grouper from over 300 feet of water.
  • Free Lance-Star
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  • 5/18/2017 3:35:00 AM
  • Timing perfect for rockfish surge
  • "Poor guy looked beat, and so did his wife," he added. Down along the Virginia capes, Captain Kevin Josenhans of Josenhans Fly Fishing put his clients on three red drum to 44 inches one day, but zero the next. "Consistent fishing it's not. Reds like ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 5/18/2017 1:01:00 AM
  • Virginia has three days of free fishing when no license is required
  • It is a state law that a person needs a #fishing license to participate in the sport in most states. However, three days are coming when a fishing license is not required in the state of Virginia. This happens every year when there is a free fishing day or
  • us.blastingnews.com
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  • 5/17/2017 2:17:00 PM
  • License Free Fishing
  • Virginians will be able to fish without a license for a few days next month. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission says in a press release that it’s encouraging families to enjoy the state’s natural resources. The free fishing days are June 2 ...
  • martinsvilledaily.com
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  • 5/17/2017 1:53:00 PM
  • Virginia to lift fishing license requirement for 3 days
  • NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Virginians will be able to fish without a license for a few days next month. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission says in a press release that it’s encouraging families to enjoy the state’s natural resources. The free ...
  • WTOP
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  • 5/16/2017 12:49:00 PM
  • Trump tells ousted Comey not to talk to media
  • John Cornyn; acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe; attorney Alice Fisher; New York Court of Appeals Judge Michael Garcia; Adam Lee, head of the bureau's office in Richmond, Virginia; federal judge Henry E. Hudson of Virginia; former homeland security adviser
  • gonefishingfish.com
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  • 5/16/2017 10:53:00 AM
  • Want to go fishing at the ammunition plant? Here's how
  • This lasts only a few minutes before Mom again moves away to a safer distance. Fawns normally are born between late April and July, and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries reminds the public that if you want to help a baby deer ...
  • Times News
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  • 5/14/2017 10:52:00 PM
  • Officials urge caution after 94,000 gallon jet fuel spill
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Officials working to clean up about 94,000 gallons of jet fuel spilled at an air station in Virginia Beach are urging residents to avoid recreational activities like fishing in the area until their work is done. The Navy said ...
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 5/14/2017 4:25:00 PM
  • Fishing report for May 11
  • Tough fishing at those flows. The ice-fishing at Big Virginia is still fair to good, but Little Virginia is slower. In the June Lake region, June Lake continues to be fair to good with some nice cutthroats reported. Grant is also pretty good for close-to .
  • Bakersfield
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  • 5/12/2017 6:22:00 AM
  • 5/20: Kids Fishing Day in Narrows
  • The event is sponsored by the Town of Narrows, Giles County Sheriff’s Department and the Giles Early Education Project in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries. The Narrows Town Park, or “The Boom”, is located on five ...
  • NRV News
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  • 5/12/2017 2:17:00 AM
  • APNewsBreak: City pays Indiana congressman's wife $20K/month
  • Messer, however, did not and secured the contract despite living out of state in McLean, Virginia, records show. Before moving away when her husband took office in 2013, Jennifer Messer regularly staffed Fishers meetings, attended planning groups and sat .
  • WHIO
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  • 5/11/2017 4:59:00 PM
  • Flannagan Hidden Gem: Day for fishing, tours of dam
  • O'Quinn said the Corps of Engineers had a water safety booth. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries stocked trout and were on hand to assist children fishing. Little Stoney Creek Trout Unlimited did fly tying and casting demonstrations while
  • The Coalfield Progress
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  • 5/10/2017 12:44:00 PM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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