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Fishing Seasons & Limits
There are no closed seasons on inland game fishes with the
Warmwater Game Fish
Game fish size and creel limits. Also, Bass and Morone (striped bass) Identification Charts.
Mountain trout regulations include Hatchery Supported Trout Waters, Wild Trout Waters and Special Regulated Trout Waters such as
Delayed Harvest Trout Waters
(pdf). Also, Blue Ridge Parkway and State Park regulations
Trout signs and regulations
Nongame fish regulations including Sale of Nongame Fish, Manner of Taking and Seasons and Waters listed by County.
Size and creel limits for spotted sea trout, flounder, red drum, and gray trout taken in inland waters are the same as the recreational limits for those species in adjacent joint and coastal waters. (DMF website)
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