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Kids Fishing In Virginia

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in VA.

Kids fishing

Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life, and we encourage you to invest the time in Virginia kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.

Places in Virginia to take kids fishing

Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Old Dominion State.

- Jones Point Park

- Burke Lake Park
- Cameron Run Regional Park
- Great Falls Park
- Lake Accotink Park
- Lake Fairfax Park
- Mason Neck State Park
- Occoquan Regional Park
- Pohick Bay Regional Park

- Beaver Creek Lake Park
- Rivanna Reservoir

- iascund Creek Reservoir

- Lafayette Park
- Lake Whitehurst
- Ocean View Beach Park

- Byrd Park
- James River Park
- Joseph Bryan Park
- Pocahontas State Park

- Western Branch Reservoir

Virginia Beach
- Bayville Farm Park
- City View Park
- False Cape State Park
- First Landing State Park
- Little Island Park
- Mount Trashmore Park
- Munden Point Park

- Powhatan Creek Park

Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in VA

1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.

2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.

3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.

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Kids fishing photo

Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it on our VA kids fishing photos page.

See tips, ideas and instructions for taking kids fishing.

Kids fishing locations and information, by state.


Help us identify other youth fishing spots in VA.

If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish there will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in Virginia.