Fishing and Boating in West Virginia

West Virginia fishing trips can be planned year-round on one of the many trout streams or public lakes. Whether you decide to launch your bass boat or prefer to take an overnight walleye fishing trip, you will have many options once you get a fishing license and learn the boating laws.

West Virginia

West Virginia Fishing

Get started fishing in WV today. You can purchase your fishing license online, by phone, or at any of the agent locations throughout the state.

Get a West Virginia Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

West Virginia Boating

You can go boating in WV on one of the state’s many freshwater rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. All motorboats used in public waters must be registered.

Register A Boat In West Virginia

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in West Virginia

May.
27

White Sulphur Springs Rotary Kids Fishing Derby

Kids age 14 and under, Take a rainbow trout home! No live bait

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Jun.
2

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Huntington

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Harold Perry at Walmart on Friday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to noon and enjoy some #ReelFun on the water this summer. Test yo...

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Jun.
2

ReelFun Fishing at Walmart - Morgantown

Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week with expert fishing tips from Fishing League Worldwide angler Chuck Heyman at Walmart on Friday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to noon and enjoy some #ReelFun on the water this summer. Test yo...

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Sail boat in the ocean

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