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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.

  • Keeping It REEL: Kayak fishing on Rudee Inlet
  • Virginia Beach- The Hampton Roads weather roller-coaster continues, but when the mild days come---it's time to hit the water and see what's biting. I recently did that via a kayak thanks to Mark Lozier of 1st Landing Kayak Fishing. We headed out to Rudee .
  • News Channel3
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  • 3/25/2017 3:48:00 AM
  • Southeastern Wildlife
  • Visit the species profile... Photo by Jeremy Shute, Conservation Fisheries, Inc. The Cumberland bean is a small mussel found in Alabama, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. It is protected as an endangered species and can be found in river ..
  • www.fws.gov
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  • 3/22/2017 12:55:00 PM
  • NCAA Report: Fishing With Bob Huggins
  • Northeastern college basketball writers in town here in Buffalo were fishing for some copy from West Virginia’s veteran coach, and he ended up giving them about 15 minutes’ worth of zingers during his Wednesday afternoon news conference leading up to ...
  • WESTWIRGINIA MOUNTAINEERS
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  • 3/16/2017 12:02:00 PM
  • Recreational Fishing Pumped Back $115 Billion Into Economy in 2016
  • For example, where I live – in Virginia’s 8th District- 56,175 anglers spent $61.5 million on fishing-related purchases last year. (See how your district matches up here.) The report went on to explain that the recreational fishing industry is ...
  • theresurgent.com
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  • 3/16/2017 4:31:00 AM
  • NCAA Report: Fishing With Bob Huggins
  • Northeastern college basketball writers in town here in Buffalo were fishing for some copy from West Virginia’s veteran coach, and he ended up giving them about 15 minutes’ worth of zingers during his Wednesday afternoon news conference leading up to ...
  • West Virginia University Mountaineers
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  • 3/15/2017 9:32:00 PM
  • Harbor seal spotted near Virginia Beach Fishing Pier
  • A harbor seal was spotted near the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier on Wednesday afternoon. The seal was resting on his side on the sand near 15th Street, despite the cold temperatures and wind gusts. He was coated with sand and had black spots on his belly.
  • pilotonline.com
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  • 3/15/2017 7:35:00 PM
  • Cochran: Hunting proposals contain fascinating tidbits
  • Hunters have until May 7 to comment on a bevy of changes in hunting regulations that have been proposed by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The hot issues thus far have been a three-day early bear hunting season, which would put hound
  • GoDanRiver
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  • 3/14/2017 10:01:00 PM
  • ‘Wyatt The Warrior’ fishing trip wish is granted
  • hospitals and anything medical while on his trip to Florida to fish with pro fisherman Peter Miller. Stephen’s group is part of the Make A Wish Greater Virginia Chapter.
  • The Carroll News
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  • 3/14/2017 6:46:00 PM
  • Bioreactors treat aquaculture wastewater
  • Researchers built bioreactors—long containers filled with wood chips—to treat wastewater from a fully operational recirculating aquaculture system in West Virginia. The idea is simple: water from the fish tank enters the bioreactor at one end ...
  • hortidaily.com
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  • 3/14/2017 12:43:00 PM
  • Chris Ellis: A love affair with trout fishing
  • Fishing for trout in West Virginia played a significant role in my youth. In the early years, I was simply a bystander as the older members of the family and fishing friends baited their hooks and cast into the cold mountain creeks. But, it didn't take ...
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 3/14/2017 4:10:00 AM
  • Underwater vehicle design inspired by schools of fish
  • As such, this is a collaborative project with the University of Virginia, West Chester University, Princeton University and Harvard University. Credit: Christa Neu, Lehigh University Communications + Public Affairs It is easy to speculate why fish might ..
  • Phys
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  • 3/13/2017 5:02:00 PM
  • Modern medicine, little trout, present fishing option
  • A friend and I fished the Smoke Hole region in West Virginia, well known to many local anglers. It was a great trip but my weakened right arm barely held up and I likely aggravated its already shredded bicep tendon. Still, it was a mild autumn and we’d ...
  • Herald Standard
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  • 3/12/2017 8:04:00 AM
  • Fishing for Catfish With Stephen Miklandric
  • Editor's Note: Here's an interesting piece from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries by Stephen Miklandric, monster catfish expert extraordinaire, who caught a 102-pound blue from the James River. Four time "Virginia Angler of the Year ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/10/2017 8:09:00 AM
  • A Story About A 102 Pound Blue Catfish
  • Four time “Virginia Angler of the Year”, Stephen Miklandric talks all things catfish and tells us the story of the 102 pound blue catfish he caught in the James River. Having the right heavy duty gear and bait are keys to landing these river monsters.
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/9/2017 11:40:00 AM
  • New Solution for Aquaculture Wastewater Treatment
  • Researchers built bioreactors—long containers filled with wood chips—to treat wastewater from a fully operational recirculating aquaculture system in West Virginia. The idea is simple: water from the fish tank enters the bioreactor at one end ...
  • The Fish Site
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  • 3/8/2017 6:46:00 AM
  • Why you’ll find Alaskan fish at the local farmers market
  • Culbertson is the owner of Cold Country Salmon, a Virginia-based business that sells sustainable, wild-caught Alaskan salmon direct from the fisherman (Culbertson) to consumers in the D.C. area. “It’d be unusual, I think, in most parts of the country ...
  • WTOP
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  • 3/7/2017 7:37:00 AM
  • Shark Species Bouncing Back
  • According to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, overfishing which heavily depleted shark numbers "began in earnest following the release of Jaws in 1975 and continued through the 1980s."
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/6/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • Minimum size for flounder increases to 17 inches
  • Federal waters have already been closed to recreational cobia fishing for the year. The regulations for state waters will be set at the March Virginia Marine Resources Commission meeting. There will be a cobia fishery this summer, but what form that will .
  • Daily Press
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  • 3/3/2017 2:59:00 PM
  • 10-year-old Dallas native catches world record fish
  • Dylan was fishing with his father, Chris Smith, and Littlejohn. IGFA’s existing Small Fry record for a blue catfish caught by a male angler is a Virginia fish that weighed 48 pounds, nine ounces. Dylan’s catfish was weighed on certified scales ...
  • Denton Record-Chronicle
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  • 3/3/2017 5:52:00 AM

Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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Virginia Fishing Clubs

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