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Virginia Fishing Report Videos

  • September 2020 Fishing Report

    Amelia Lake, located on the Amelia Wildlife Management Area, has an abundant population of largemouth bass. DWR's Aquatic Education Coordinator Alex McCrickard, and Aquatic Biologist Hunter Hatcher, discuss the fishery in detail providing tips and tactics for your next trip! Watch…

  • August 2020 Fishing Report

    Two new state record catches plus tactics for catching shallow-water largemouth bass in the heat. Watch…

  • July 2020 Fishing Report

    Watch as we show you the basics of catching channel catfish in urban impoundments all across Virginia in the July, 2020 Fishing Report! Watch…

Virginia Fishing Forecasts

Notes from the Field

  • Grand Slam Virtual Fishing Tournament

    Join with Nutzy and the rest of the Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball team to achieve a virtual fishing “Grand Slam”! Participating anglers must catch a largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, and bluegill before October 31, 2020. Read more…

  • Jackson River Tailwater Biologist Report

    DWR Fisheries biologists just completed their yearly sampling of the Jackson River Tailwaters, and the trout population is looking impressive. Watch…

  • September 2020 Fishing Report

    Amelia Lake, located on the Amelia Wildlife Management Area, has an abundant population of largemouth bass. DWR's Aquatic Education Coordinator Alex McCrickard, and Aquatic Biologist Hunter Hatcher, discuss the fishery in detail providing tips and tactics for your next trip! Watch…

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