Free Fishing Weekend in Virginia

It’s Free Fishing Weekend in Virginia through Sunday.

Grab a friend or your family and go drop a line in any state waters without the need for a fishing license.

If you are trying to find a location, head to the Department of Wildlife Resources website and check out their “Where to Fish” section.

The DWR is also hosting a few events around the state to teach anyone the basics of fishing.

The events are free and require no registration with the closest location at Burke Lake in Fairfax County.

For more information including instructional fishing videos or to purchase a fishing license once this weekend ends, click here.

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VDGIF Free Fishing Weekend

Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is giving all Virginian’s the chance to fish for free through Sunday.

This weekend is a great opportunity for novice fisher’s to explore a new hobby without having to purchase a license.

All public waters in Virginia will be open for rod and reel fishing.

Catch limits, size, seasonal, and equipment regulations will still be in effect.

Find some favorite public spots along the Shenandoah River, Lake Frederick and in local parks like at Sherando Lake.

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