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What’s New

Fishing Regulations Virginia Freshwater Fishing

The following regulation changes are new for 2016. More details can be found in sections that follow this summary.


License Information and Fees

  • Certain fishing, hunting, and trapping licenses or a hunter education certification may be carried electronically (see License Information).


  • Middle Fork of the Powell River flowing through Appalachia in Wise County has been added to Catchable Trout Stocking Program.
  • Armistead Point Park Pond in Hampton and Upper Norton Reservoir in Norton have also been added to the Catchable Trout Stocking Program.

State Record Fish

  • Fish that can be legally captured by bow and arrow will now be included for state record recognition under a bow and arrow category.