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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.

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Spring Tackle – Gear Checkups

Pre-season maintenance is necessary to keep rods and reels, tackle, and other gear in working condition. This article describes a few basic saltwater fishing equipment maintenance tasks that should be addressed between the... READ MORE