West Virginia Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in West Virginia

Largemouth Bass,  Bream/Bluegill,  Smallmouth Bass,  Brown Trout,  Catfish,  Brook Trout,  Rainbow Trout,  Muskie,  Walleye,   and 46 more

West Virginia Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 19   Rivers/Streams: 8,562   Reservoirs: 204   Others: 306   All: 9,091

West Virginia Fishing Reports

  "Decided to try-out a nearby trout stream, and figured Whiteday Creek would..." Whiteday Creek

  "Fished halfway to the overlook platform across from the rock ledges, used..." Cobun Creek Dam

  "I would like to find where to enter this location please...." Lake Thomas

  "My friend and I were fishing Back Creek from Kayaks in the segment below..." Back Creek

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West Virginia Fishing Licenses

For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit West Virginia Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

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Fishing in the state of West Virginia, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 9,091 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Lake Thomas, Back Creek and Wheeling Creek. Fish for Brown Trout, Pumpkinseed Sunfish or Muskie or one of the other 34 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.