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  • May 2021 Fishing Report

    In the May Fishing Report we highlight the new state record fallfish in addition to a respectable trophy smallmouth bass from our online angler recognition program. Watch…

  • April 2021 Fishing Report

    Many anglers wait all year for the exciting spring shad run! In this month's report Gary Martel, DWR Deputy Director and former Chief of Fisheries, discusses tactics and techniques to catch shad with Alex McCrickard, DWR Aquatic Education Coordinator. Watch…

  • March 2021 Fishing Report

    In this month's fishing report we travel to the gem that is Back Bay located in far southeast Virginia. Learn about early season fishing opportunities at this popular water body. Watch…

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