How to Become a Fishing Guide in Virginia
No license is required for fishing guides in Virginia. There is a Tidal Boat License, a combined sport fishing license that also covers passengers of the boat.
Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries
1-866-721-6911 (available Monday – Friday, during business hours, except holidays)
P.O. Box 90778
Henrico, VA 23228-0778