Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in James River

4.6

Henrico County, VA

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 25 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at James River, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Henrico County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to James River.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Henrico County, Virginia, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at James River.

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James River Fishing Map

Explore the James River fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 37°31'39.6"N 77°27'51.0"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the James River, VA

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at James River to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Virginia.

There are countless James River fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Smallmouth bass, Largemouth bass, Blue catfish, Spotted bass, Striped bass, Rock bass, Black crappie and others, as of May 24, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Smallmouth bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Max size

No

Min size

No

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Largemouth bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Max size

No

Min size

No

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Blue catfish

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

20

Max size

No

Min size

No

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Spotted bass

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Max size

No

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in James River. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in James River you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 14 species of fish in James River.

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Fishing Spots Near the James River

Must visit the following nearest James River fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

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10 hot spots

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Charles City County, VA

9 hot spots

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Louisa County, VA

10 hot spots

4.3

Fluvanna County, VA

8 hot spots

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Stafford County, VA

7 hot spots

4.9

Lancaster County, VA

10 hot spots

4.8

Warren County, NC

10 hot spots

4.5

Chesapeake City County, VA

10 hot spots

4.7

Prince William County, VA

9 hot spots

4.3

Fauquier County, VA

9 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on James River

  • Try to use cut baits in deep holes, on shallow flats, along dropoffs to catch fish in the James River.
  • The daily creel limit for black bass is 5 fish. You may catch 1 fish less than 14 inches or over 22 inches.
  • Here you may catch only 1 blue catfish over 32 inches.

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