Virginia Recreational Assessment Program

VA Recreational Assessment Program

The Virginia Recreational Assessment Program is a new initiative by the Virginia Marine Resources Commission to develop improved fishery information in cooperation with the recreational fishing community. The initiative includes the following projects:

Virginia Saltwater Fisherman's Journal

Press Release
Virginia Saltwater Fisherman's Journal

Marine Sportfish Collection Project

Press Release
Project Information & Locations

Collections -

Collection Report

Individual Collection Samples Reports-

Age Samples:  Black Drum
Age Samples:  Red Drum
Age Samples:  Cobia
Age Samples:  Spanish Mackerel
Age Samples:  Tautog
Age Samples:  Tilefish and Grouper 
Age Samples:  Spadefish

Virginia Fishing Line Recycling Program


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