Surf fishing is allowed on all Virginia barrier islands that are open for recreational use.  Please be aware of seasonal closures and restrictions to protect nesting birds and other resources, recommended access areas, and safety concerns with accessing these remote areas.    

Fishing is only allowed at designated areas on Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.  Please visit their website for details on fishing areas and additional regulations.  

State license and possession limit regulations must be observed at all times.