Virginia Beach is the most populous city in all of Virginia with more than 430,000 people. Located on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, this city is known as a very popular resort town with miles of beaches and plenty of hotels, motels and restaurants along the oceanfront.
Because of its easy access to the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay, anglers have a lot of options when planning a fishing trip here. You can catch a variety of inshore or offshore species in this area, however, striped bass probably get the most attention when they move into the area. Fish the beaches, piers, inshore or offshore. It’s all here in Virginia Beach. To learn more about this area, take a look at our Virginia Beach fishing tips page.
See How It Ranks
|Virginia Beach||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||1.75||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.75||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||1||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|