Virginia Fisherman Identification Program Hotline Discontinued

The Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) recently announced that the agency’s Fisherman Identification Program (FIP) toll free operator assisted registration service has been discontinued due to budget constraints. All anglers required to register in FIP must register for themselves online, … Continued

Legislation Seeks to Exempt Virginia Anglers from Federal Fees and Retain Boat License

The General Assembly has passed Senator Northam’s SB668 to exempt Virginia anglers from having to pay the $25 fee associated with the Federally-mandated National Saltwater Angler Registry. SB668 has been amended to create a state-level angler identification system, similar to … Continued

Virginia Winter Striped Bass Fishing Tournaments

Three winter striped bass tournaments are coming up in Hampton Roads Virginia. They are: ASA National Striper Tournament Long Bay Pointe Marina 2109 W. Great Neck Rd. Virginia Beach, VA 23451 (321) 287-6351 Start Date: 12/12/2009 End Date: 12/12/2009 Tournament … Continued