Destinations

Smith Mountain Lake shoreline great for recreation

March 17, 2017

Smith Mountain Lake, located in the newly designated Virginia Mountains Region, is an amazing area with shoreline covering Bedford, Franklin, and Pittsylvania counties. What’s not to love about a clear glistening lake with 580 miles […]

Destinations

Chesapeake, Va., boasts 22 miles of fishing waters

March 17, 2017

With 22 miles of both fresh and salt waterways, including the Intracoastal Waterway, stocked lakes, and even opportunities for kayak fishing, the biggest problem for anglers in Chesapeake, Va., is deciding where to fish next. […]

Fall

Blue Ridge Mountains memorable fishing location

March 17, 2017

Long known for an abundance of scenic beauty and a variety of outdoor recreation, Southwest Virginia also offers a memorable angling experience for fishing enthusiasts of all ages. Showcasing 18 premier fishing locations in a […]

Fall

County of Bath, Virginia offers fishing opportunities

March 17, 2017

Nestled in Virginia’s Western Highlands, the County of Bath is home to outstanding recreation and fishing in the George Washington National Forest, Douthat State Park, Lake Moomaw, Dominion Back Creek, and the Cowpasture and Jackson […]

Fall

Fishing opportunities abound in West Virginia

March 17, 2017

Mid-Atlantic anglers find West Virginia to be the wilderness nearby. Called the “Mountain State,” West Virginia offers more than 20,000 miles of streams and more than 100 public fishing lakes. From family vacations to expeditions […]

Destinations

This week in fishing: Luray/Page County, Va.

March 24, 2016

Visitors seeking to experience the Valley of Virginia through fishing activities have plenty of options. Shenandoah River Adventures offers rental opportunities, all of which include equipment, a tutorial, and maps of the river. Owner Rodney […]

Destinations

Trout stocking reports available in Grant County, W.Va.

March 21, 2016

Trout stocking has begun in Grant County’s prime fishing areas. Check for latest stocking reports by visiting wvdnr.gov/fishing/stocking/dailystock.shtm. But, fishing is only part of a spring adventure in Grant County. It’s a great time for […]