Reel it in this summer in Norfolk!
The fishing here is all the rage, acclaimed by both locals and visitors from afar. The word on the street, or shall we say on the water, is that the fish are BIG, so plan your summer fishing trips now. Grab your bait and prepare to tackle Norfolk’s angling scene with these fishing opportunities and expert tips.
Photo (Willy Rags)
You may have heard Norfolk is the heart of the Virginia WaterfrontSM and it’s no doubt our fishing game contributes to this tagline. Norfolk is situated near three bodies of water that make the fishing scene here remarkable. Depending on the time of year you visit you can catch anything from flounder and tautog to sharks and striped bass. For a full listing of our fishing charters click here!
Norfolk has two fishing piers – the Ocean View Fishing Pier & Willoughby Fishing Pier – both are open around the clock.
(Photo: Mike Harrison)
A locals insider fishing tips!
Kevin Whitley - also known as Kayak Kevin, is a specialty kayak fisherman. His impressive list of accomplishments includes completing a 500-mile tour from the Georgia/Florida border all the way to Norfolk … via kayak!