Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Fishheadguides

Where does Fishheadguides fish?

We fish the Virginia area, including Potomac River Shenandoah River, Maryland, West Virginia.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Brook Trout  (Also Called Brookie, Char, Eastern Brook Trout, Native Trout), Brown Trout (Also Called ), Rainbow Trout  (Also Called ), Smallmouth Bass  (Also Called Black Bass, Bronzeback, Brownie, Gold Bass, Green Bass, Jumper)

Where in Virginia to we meet our guests?

We meet at Harper's Ferry ( Wester Virginia), Lockes Landing (Barryville, VA)

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

A Virginia fishing license is required for individuals aged 16 years or older. Licenses are required for both salt and freshwater fishing and additional stamps may be required when targeting certain species such as Trout.Combination licenses are also available. Anglers fishing with a licensed guide in saltwater will not need a license. Please visit the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources website for more information and to purchase your license.

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.

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