Thank you for taking the time to visit the Park Authority’s Fishing Home Page!
We hope you will explore the content and find all you need to know about fishing in Fairfax County.
Click the links below to read fishing articles written by experienced anglers in the area and learn all the tips and secrets to maximize your fishing success. Be on the lookout every month for new fishing articles and tips that will help you become the angler you have always wanted to be!
Here you will find information on all the lakes and ponds in which to fish in Fairfax County, where to pick your spot, and how to submit your catch to our photo gallery!
If you have any questions, please contact the Park Authority Fishing Coordinator Dan Grulke. Please allow three days for us to respond.
Fall is here and cool, crisp weather has started to emerge as the leaves change their hues. This means it is time to get a pole in the water, and perhaps find yourself a trophy.
The period between late summer and early fall is a great time to do some bass fishing if you have the right knowledge. This article will focus on the keys to successful, local fall bass fishing.
By Dan Grulke
In its simplest form, fishing is casting a line with a lure or bait into the water in hopes of catching a fish. If that were all that was involved in this sport or hobby, few would continue to participate in it. So the real question is, “Why do people go fishing?”