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Richmond Fishing



Richmond Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Richmond, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Bluegill

  2. Bluegill

    There is a 19.64% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 33 Bluegill counted.

    Richmond Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

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  3. Flathead Catfish

  4. Flathead Catfish

    There is a 16.67% catch rate for Flathead Catfish, based on 28 Flathead Catfish counted.

    Richmond Flathead Catfish Counts Chart
    Flathead

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  5. Longnose Gar

  6. Longnose Gar

    There is a 8.93% catch rate for Longnose Gar, based on 15 Longnose Gar counted.

    Richmond Longnose Gar Counts Chart
    Longnose

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  7. Blue Catfish

  8. Blue Catfish

    There is a 8.33% catch rate for Blue Catfish, based on 14 Blue Catfish counted.

    Richmond Blue Catfish Counts Chart
    Blue

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  9. Gizzard Shad

  10. Gizzard Shad

    There is a 7.74% catch rate for Gizzard Shad, based on 13 Gizzard Shad counted.

    Richmond Gizzard Shad Counts Chart
    Gizzard

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  11. Channel Catfish

  12. Channel Catfish

    There is a 5.36% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 9 Channel Catfish counted.

    Richmond Channel Catfish Counts Chart
    Channel

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  13. Common Carp

  14. Common Carp

    There is a 5.36% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 9 Common Carp counted.

    Richmond Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

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  15. Largemouth Bass

  16. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 4.76% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 8 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Richmond Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

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  17. Warmouth

  18. Warmouth

    There is a 4.76% catch rate for Warmouth, based on 8 Warmouth counted.

    Richmond Warmouth Counts Chart
    Warmouth

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  19. Striped Bass

  20. Striped Bass

    There is a 4.17% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 7 Striped Bass counted.

    Richmond Striped Bass Counts Chart
    Striped

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Recommendations above based on 18 species of fish and 168 fish counted for May around Richmond.

To date, there are 44 species of fish and a total of 1655 fish counted for Richmond and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 12/31/1900 (124 years).

Last Update: 5/22/2024 1:31:00 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Richmond are the following:

  1. WHITE BANK PARK - SWIFT


  2. Hopewell Marina Boat Ramp


  3. Whippernock Marina Boat Ramp


  4. GROUND SQUIRREL BRIDGE - SOUTH ANNA


  5. Shields Point


  6. Belfast Bank


  7. Yarmouth Creek


  8. Eagle Bottom


  9. Morris Creek


  10. White Crappie24


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  1. Green Top Sporting Goods
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