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Free Fishing Days—Try it, You’ll Be Hooked!

Free Fishing Days in Virginia are June 5–7, 2020

Whether its stripers on the coast, trout in the mountains, or anything in between, it is time to experience the fun of fishing in Virginia!

Make plans to take advantage of Free Fishing Days on June 5–7, 2020! Invite a family member or friend to get out and wet a line without having to purchase a fishing license. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are no scheduled events, but we’re still encouraging you to get out and fish responsibly. The water is open!

Need some information on how to get started fishing? Check out the videos below.







Looking for a place to fish near you? There are also countless opportunities right in your backyard!
See our Where to Fish section to get started.