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True Tales of the Tide: An Angler's Lifelong Quest

Published: July 20, 2010 | Updated: July 20, 2010

True Tales of the Tide: An Angler's Lifelong Quest chronicles a wide variety of fishing adventures from citation spot to the capture of the largest fish ever caught on rod and reel in Virginia, John Thurston's 1099-pound, 12-ounce tiger shark. Mike Halperin shares the satisfaction of showing first-time anglers how to achieve angling success and relates his own personal triumphs over some of the ocean's most challenging creatures.


Fishing For Food - Nov. 7 at Buckroe Fishing Pier

Published: November 2, 2009

Help make a difference by attending the Fishing for Food event on Saturday, November 7 from 9am-2pm at the Buckroe Fishing Pier.


New Birdneck Canoe and Kayak Launch Site on the Lynnhaven River

Published: October 28, 2009
The public is invited to attend an official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Birdneck Canoe and Kayak Launch Site on Nov. 7 at 9 a.m. at the end of Old Virginia Beach Road, west of Birdneck Road.

Gilmerton Bridge repairs to restrict vessel traffic Oct. 2-12

Published: September 18, 2009
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Hampton Roads advises all local mariners and vessel operators that scheduled repairs to the Gilmerton Lift Bridge fendering system will result in restricted operation October 2 through 12.

Coast Guard Urges Mariners and Beachgoers to Prepare for Hurricane Bill

Published: August 21, 2009
The Coast Guard implores boaters and beachgoers to heed safety warnings as Hurricane Bill passes along the Atlantic Coast this weekend.

Coast Guard Water Safety Tips

Published: July 26, 2009
This summer, there have been a total of six deaths in the Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey, and Hampton Roads area involving people swimming and getting caught in the undertow or rip current.

14th Annual Little Creek Cup

Published: June 26, 2009 | Updated: June 26, 2009
"Sailing for a Cure!" On the Chesapeake Bay off Ocean View Fishing Pier - August 1st, 2009

CBF Hampton Roads Oyster Gardening Program

Published: May 16, 2009
CBF’s Oyster Gardening Program is a year round, hands-on opportunity to help bring back this vital filter feeder using the area alongside homeowners docks.

Maryland and Virginia Fishing Guide Reciprocal License Agreement

Published: May 11, 2009
Maryland and Virginia have entered into a reciprocal agreement honoring certain fishing guide licenses in both states’ waters.

Coast Guard Re-opens Waterway after Jordan Bridge Span Removal

Published: May 8, 2009
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Hampton Roads reopened the Elizabeth River from the Belt Line Bridge to the Norfolk and Western Portsmouth Chesapeake Railroad Bridge.