James River Fishing near Newport News, Virginia

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Details for James River

Species Caught Here: None
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Stream
Lat/Long: 36.941536 -76.443558

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Description for James River, Isle of Wight County, Virginia

James River is a stream located just 2.7 miles from Newport News, in Isle of Wight County, in the state of Virginia, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including largemouth bass, carp, smallmouth bass, crappie, rock bass and catfish here. Whether you’re fly fishing, baitcasting or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to James River. Alternate names for this stream include Powhatan, Powhatan Flu and King's River. For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Virginia Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.