The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries provides loaner fishing tackle at no charge to groups and individuals who are involved in fishing programs or just going fishing for fun. It is easy and free! Just contact the Tackle Loaner Location nearest you, reserve the equipment you need, pick it up before your fishing event or trip and return when finished.
Rod and reel combos; tackle boxes with hooks, split shot and bobbers are available at all locations.
Tackle Loaner Locations
|Richmond Headquarters||Email: Michelle.Flynn@dgif.virginia.gov|
|Region 1 Office, Charles City||804-829-6580|
|Region 4 Office, Verona||540-248-9360|
|Region 4 Office, Fredericksburg||540-899-4169|
|Henry County Parks and Recreation||276-634-4640|
|Field Office, Farmville||434-392-9645|
|Field Office, Chesapeake||757-465-6812|
|Front Royal Fish Cultural Station||540-635-5350|
|King & Queen Fish Cultural Station||804-769-3185|
|Marion Fish Cultural Station||276-782-9314|
|Montebello Fish Cultural Station||540-377-2418|
|Paint Bank Fish Cultural Station||540-897-5401|