Virginia Saltwater Fishing provides news, events, articles, and other information about saltwater fishing in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries, coastal waters, and offshore areas of Virginia.
A variety of recreational fishing information can be found on our tips and techniques page.
Our Virginia Fishing Regulations page provides information related to state, federal, and regional saltwater fishing regulations.
On or about 13 Jan 2020, the U.S. Coast Guard will begin discontinuing four aids to navigation (ATON) along the Virginia Coast: Winter Quarter Shoal Lighted Buoy 6 (LLNR 270)Parramore Bank Lighted Buoy... READ MORE
The Secretary of Commerce recently declared a moratorium on the Atlantic menhaden fisheries in Virginia waters, effective June 17, 2020. The Secretary of Commerce concurs with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC)... READ MORE
Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads has changed its name to Coast Guard Sector Virginia. This change recognizes the responsibility the sector has for all Coast Guard mission areas across many of the coastal... READ MORE
The James T. Wilson Fishing Pier and property, including the adjacent pier ramp, remain closed to the public after a loose barge crashed into the 709-foot pier in November, causing heavy damage to... READ MORE