Virginia Fishing Report
If you’re planning a fishing trip to Virginia, you have some
excellent choices for lakes and streams throughout the state including Claytor Lake, Diascund Creek Reservoir, Kerr Lake, Lake Anna, Lake Chesdin, Lake Drummond, Lake Gaston, Lake Moomaw, Leesville Reservoir, Philpott Lake, Smith Mountain Lake, South Holston Lake, Swift Creek Reservoir, Western Branch Reservoir and others. Many
of the lakes in Virginia have camping facilities as well as other
accommodations nearby. Virginia is well known for excellent Bass,
Crappie and Walleye fishing. Additionally, in waters around the state
you’ll find populations of Trout, Catfish, Stripers, Musky, Northern Pike, Chain Pickerel, Sauger, Bowfin and sunfish including Rock Bass, White Bass, White Perch, Yellow Perch
which are plentiful in some waters.
Fishing is regulated in Virginia by the Fish & Game Department.
You can check their website for current fishing reports. Other
fishing reports are offered by independent services which collect
information from fishermen. Some reports are divided by regions
(southern, northern, eastern and western), some are listed by fish
species while others are listed simply lake-by-lake.
Reading Virginia Fishing Reports
Often archived Virginia fishing reports from prior years can help
you identify seasonal patterns for a specific lake. Review the
prior reports to find consistent information for summer months
of June, July and August. The information will be different than
that for the fall months of September and October. Winter months
of November, December, January and February will show reports unique
to this time of year, possibly including ice fishing reports. Pay
special attention to the spring (March, April and May) fishing
reports from prior years as they should provide information to
help you predict the approximate time for the spawn.
If you are considering a visit to Virginia for a fishing trip
and are unfamiliar with the area, some of the major cities in Virginia
include Covington, Lynchburg, Chantilly, Woodbridge, Marion, Roanoke,
Norfolk, Richmond, Hampton, Virginia Beach and others scattered
across VA, some with fishing opportunities nearby. To enhance
your fishing experience, you may want to hire a local guide.
Click here for a list of Virginia
Virginia Fishing Reports
The fishing report resources listed below offer independent information
about fishing conditions at various lakes, rivers and streams in
Virginia. Use this information knowing that weather and other factors
may have caused fishing conditions to change since the reports
Fishing Works - Virginia Reports
Tidal Fish - Virginia Reports
Best of luck to you on all your fishing trips in Virginia. Use the
navigation on the left to find fishing reports for other states.
Virginia Fishing Reports For Lakes, Rivers and Streams