- Black sea bass have dangerously sharp spines on their dorsal fin that can puncture human skin.
- The all-tackle world record for black sea bass is 9 pounds, 8 ounces.
- When hooked in deep water and brought quickly to the surface, a black sea bass will often regurgitate its stomach contents.
For those who dream of quality experiences with wildlife and with the mountains, fields and streams of the outdoor world, Guides and Outfitters provide a key link to getting the most from our outdoor time—providing know-how, access, equipment and on-the-ground experience.
To manage Virginia's wildlife and inland fish, to maintain optimum populations of all species, to provide opportunity for all to enjoy wildlife, inland fish, boating and related outdoor recreation and to promote safety for persons and property.
A list of barrier free boat ramps, boat piers, fishing piers and restrooms is provided by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.