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Welcome to 2024 Virginia Fishing

2024 Virginia Freshwater Fishing & Boating Regulations Cover

What's New for 2024

Clean, Drain, and Dry

Before leaving the area where your watercraft has been removed from the water, all aquatic vegetation must be removed from the vessel, trailer, and equipment. At the same time, you must also remove or open drain plugs from the bilge of your watercraft. See General Information.

Added to Trout Stocking

The Wytheville Community College pond has been added to the Catchable Trout Stocking Plan. See Catchable Trout Stocking Plan.

Move Over

  • Motorboats are required to slow to no-wake speed within 200 feet of a law enforcement or emergency services vessel when displaying blue or red flashing lights. See Safe Boating.