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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Jun 29

Newport News Featured in Fish Coastal Virginia Magazine

Posted on June 29, 2016 at 9:10 AM by Communications Department

Best Places to Fish Just In Time for the Holiday

The City of Newport News is featured in the 2016 edition of Fish Coastal Virginia, the official tourism fishing guide of Hampton Roads. The nine-page spread discusses how the City of Newport News is the perfect place for fishing due to the variety of fish available year round. Puppy drum, trout, striper, flounder, croaker, and striper are just a few of the fish to be caught in the waters around the city.
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The article highlights Harwood’s Mill, James River Bridge Fishing Pier, James River Reserve Fleet, Lake Maury, and Leeward Marina as some of the places specifically great for fishing in Newport News. It also speaks of the King-Lincoln Park, Newport News Park, Newport News Park Discovery Center, and Victory Landing Park as additional access points for fishing and other fun activities.

To read more about the best places to fish and to get a copy of the magazine take a trip to the Newport News Visitor Center located in Newport News Park.