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Fishing West Virginia

EZFishing brings you West 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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West Virginia Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in West Virginia.

West Virginia Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in West Virginia?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


West 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 West Virginia Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of West Virginia's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

West Virginia Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in West Virginia.

  • Hooked on Fishing hosts large crowd for annual expo
  • We ask them questions and everyone is a winner. They learn all kinds of things about fish, wildlife, hunting, West Virginia, birds, all kinds of critters,” said Wildlife Biologist Jim Fregonara. Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs also gives away fishing rods .
  • WBOY
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  • 3/18/2018 1:07:00 AM
  • Monongahela National Forest (WV) Angling Opportunities
  • Fishing is allowed on the Monongahela National Forest. All West Virginia Division of Natural Resources regulations govern fishing on the Forest. Whether you are an avid trout angler in pursuit of those colorful and elusive native brookies, the weekend ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/13/2018 6:33:00 AM
  • Tracking Fishing Vessels Reveals Industry’s Toll on the Ocean
  • Dubbed the Global Fishing Watch, the effort unites scientists from several institutions and universities as well as a remote sensing company called SkyTruth, based in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The effort "provides a stunning illustration of the vast ..
  • Smithsonian Magazine
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  • 2/24/2018 5:25:00 AM
  • WVDNR announces trout stockings for Spring 2018 fishing season
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WDTV) - The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has announced the locations of 104 trout stockings for the Spring 2018 fishing season. The stockings are scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays. The department says the locations
  • WDTV 5 News
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  • 1/26/2018 4:16:00 AM
  • Huggins' fish fry to be held on Jan. 26 in Morgantown
  • MORGANTOWN - West Virginia University men's basketball head coach Bob Huggins is hosting his annual fish fry fundraiser Friday, Jan. 26, at the Mylan Park Events Center. University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari will make a guest appearance.
  • Williamson Daily News
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  • 1/3/2018 5:22:00 AM
  • Huggins fish fry Jan. 26 in Morgantown
  • MORGANTOWN - West Virginia University men's basketball head coach Bob Huggins is hosting his annual fish fry fundraiser Friday, Jan. 26, at the Mylan Park Events Center. University of Kentucky head coach John Calipari will make a guest appearance.
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 12/27/2017 5:04:00 AM
  • Big ole W.Va. fish caught
  • SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — These anglers, who live within the circulation area of the Cumberland Times-News, have been honored by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources for catching trophy fish. BLUEGILL — Cameron Shillingburg, New Creek ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 11/28/2017 11:35:00 AM
  • Brett McMurphy's bowl projections: Doing the Oklahoma shuffle
  • By comparison, USC’s roster includes players from 16 states - but none from Washington. This matchup would be almost heaven for West Virginia and Jimbo Fisher, Florida State’s coach. Fisher is a native of West Virginia, born in Clarksburg and grew up ...
  • theScore
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  • 9/26/2017 6:17:00 PM
  • WV Gold Rush Replenishes Fish Population
  • Saturday was National Hunting and Fishing Day and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources showed off their plan to help make fishing a little easier. At their booth at Stonewall Jackson National Park, Jim Hedrick and his team explained to visitors
  • wvalways.com
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  • 9/24/2017 3:10:00 PM
  • W.Va. celebrates National Hunting/Fishing Day
  • ROANOKE, W.Va. — Outdoor enthusiasts may visit Stonewall Resort State Park in Lewis County for West Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day, Sept. 23-24. The event is the state’s largest outdoor hunting and fishing show ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 9/21/2017 5:34:00 PM
  • Practicing the art of fly fishing
  • There is even an Appalachian species of brook trout, native to the mountains between Georgia and West Virginia, stubbornly thriving against the pressures of development and climate change. Cahill is the guru of finding these fish. He is a large ...
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution
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  • 9/12/2017 5:10:00 AM
  • Roger Wolfe: Time for some fall fishing
  • Many of West Virginia's native fish enjoy the warmer water of summer but some do not. There are those magical times in spring and fall when the water temperature is just right to get almost every species of fish out swimming around looking for a bite.
  • Williamson Daily News
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  • 9/6/2017 4:50:00 PM
  • Advanced Hurricane Irma Peacock Bass Fishing Slam
  • Captain Mike Groshon was raised in Northern Virginia, he grew up fishing lakes and rivers in Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia then like most headed south for warmer weather and bigger fish! Among playing music and racing cars, Mike always had a love .
  • bassonline.com
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  • 9/6/2017 2:59:00 PM
  • Time for some fall fishing
  • Many of West Virginia's native fish enjoy the warmer water of summer but some do not. There are those magical times in spring and fall when the water temperature is just right to get almost every species of fish out swimming around looking for a bite.
  • Williamson Daily News
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  • 9/3/2017 4:07:00 AM
  • Wounded Warriors Learn Fly-Fishing
  • This is an opportunity for those who have served and sacrificed for our country to enjoy the beauty of West Virginia and the challenging sport of fly-fishing. Each year Dominion Energy works in collaboration with Potomac Highlands Wounded Warriors Outreach
  • wvalways.com
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  • 8/18/2017 9:57:00 PM
  • Muskies of the Mountain State
  • Muskies — called the “fish of 1,000 casts” — are among the most challenging species in West Virginia, but there are some locations where they can be found in good numbers. Few freshwater fish have the mystique that the muskellunge does.
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 8/10/2017 4:10:00 PM
  • 'Bearded Bass Man' enjoys passing along knowledge of fishing
  • Cosco also recently had an article published, in December 2016, in "Fishing Report West Virginia," where he talked about tips and tactics. Amy said he started the tournaments because they were something DJ and his father had enjoyed when he was a child ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 8/6/2017 7:28:00 AM
  • ‘Bearded Bass Man’ enjoys passing along knowledge of fishing
  • Cosco also recently had an article published, in December 2016, in “Fishing Report West Virginia,” where he talked about tips and tactics. Amy said he started the tournaments because they were something DJ and his father had enjoyed when he was a child ...
  • Capital-Journal Online
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  • 8/5/2017 10:20:00 PM
  • 'Bearded Bass Man' enjoys passing along knowledge of fishing
  • Cosco also recently had an article published, in December 2016, in "Fishing Report West Virginia," where he talked about tips and tactics. Amy said he started the tournaments because they were something DJ and his father had enjoyed when he was a child ...
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 8/5/2017 4:02:00 PM
  • Fishing managers to meet over Trump official's flounder rule
  • The commerce department is defending the decision. Summer flounder are fished from Maine to Florida. While Republican West Virginia legislative leaders rammed a right-to-work bill into law this year, unions and business groups spent almost $1.8 million ...
  • wvva.com
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  • 7/31/2017 5:13:00 PM
  • Adeline Bridge Over Fish Creek Won’t Close in Marshall County
  • For the past few weeks, Marshall County officials and local residents had spoken out against the West Virginia Division of Highways project, which would have seen the bridge spanning Fish Creek closed, demolished, and rebuilt over approximately four months
  • The Intelligencer
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  • 7/26/2017 4:40:00 AM

West Virginia Guides/Outfitters

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West Virginia Fishing Clubs

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