Places to Fish and Boat

Use this map to help you find great fishing and boating spots in your area and throughout the U.S. Find bait shops and outfitters nearby where you can buy gear and equipment, boat ramps, license vendors, marinas and more. Go boating and fishing today.

Managed Bodies of Water
About Managed Bodies of Water

Bodies of water managed by state and/or federal agencies; keeping healthy fish populations, habitats, boat ramps, etc.

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Purchase a Virginia Fishing License

Fishing is a great way to bond with your family. But remember, before you go you need to purchase your fishing license and to check your state fishing regulations.

Register A Boat in Virginia

By registering your boat, you are helping to protect your state’s aquatic natural resources. Make sure you know the boating laws for your state before you leave the dock.

Conservation Through Participation

You can help support and protect our aquatic natural resources by simply going fishing and boating. Buying a fishing license, respecting other anglers, practicing catch and release, being mindful of water conservation, keeping the environment around us clean and fishing responsibly are just some of the ways you can participate.

Responsible Fishing Starts With You

Learn more about how fish populations and habitats are managed, the connection between fishing and water quality, and the importance of fishing laws.