Using USGS River Data

Using USGS River Data

Anglers, paddlers, and other river users now have access to more real-time information than ever before.  The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has provided river discharge and gauge height data for many years from a gauge on the Rappahannock River in...
Licensed to Fish

Licensed to Fish

Many people ask if they need a license to fish in the Rappahannock River in Fredericksburg, VA.  The answer is generally yes; anyone 16 years or older needs a Virginia freshwater fishing license.  However, June 3,4, and 5, 2016 are Free Fishing Days and no one needs a...
Licensed to Fish

River Snorkeling in the Rappahannock

Spring came just a little bit early on the Rappahannock River in Fredericksburg this year.  I’ve never caught shad that early and to be honest, I’m a little tired of catching them with flies.  Tonight I tried something a little different, ditching the rod...
Spring Fishing is in Full Swing

Spring Fishing is in Full Swing

The warm weather that started spring off early helped spring fishing start early but it keeps getting better.  Anyone that drives across the Rappahannock River on Rt 1 can tell you plenty of people are fishing for shad. Get out there and join them. Lots of hickory...