Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Rappahannock River

4.5

Stafford County, VA

Place public
Water Brackish
Depth 15 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Rappahannock River, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Stafford 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 Rappahannock River.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Stafford County, Virginia, USA. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Rappahannock River.

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Rappahannock River Fishing Map

Explore the Rappahannock River fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 38°19'22.8"N 77°29'28.2"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Rappahannock River, VA

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

There are countless Rappahannock 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 Largemouth bass, Blue catfish, Smallmouth bass, Rock bass, Striped bass, Spotted bass, White bass and others, as of December 2, 2023, 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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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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Smallmouth bass

#Popular
Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Max size

No

Min size

No

Rock bass Preview Photo

Rock bass

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

25

Max size

No

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Rappahannock River. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Rappahannock River you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 17 species of fish in Rappahannock River.

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Fishing Spots Near the Rappahannock River

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

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Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Rappahannock River

  • Focus on the submerged structures in the Rappahannock River to find catfish. Use gizzard shad as a live bait.
  • Here you may catch only 1 blue catfish over 32 inches.

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