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Boat/Fish

Miles of shoreline and waters that range from quiet ponds and tranquil tidal estuaries to the Hampton River and the Chesapeake Bay provide plenty of opportunities for boating and fishing in Hampton. With Hampton Roads–the world's greatest harbor–at our front door, there are virtually limitless ways to enjoy yourself on the water in Hampton.
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Marinas

Marinas

Hampton offers a safe harbor and nearly a dozen amenity-rich marinas for recreational boaters. A number of them are designated as Boat US cooperating marinas and/or Virginia Clean marinas. For specific information about marina services and amenities, see the individual listings.

 

Public Boat Ramps

Public Boat Ramps

You can launch your boat at one of several public boat ramps located in Hampton. For more information about these facilities, please follow the link below to view the individual listings.

 

Fishing

Fishing

Whether you're interested in serious sport fishing or you just want to plunk a bobber into a quiet pond, you'll enjoy angling in Hampton. After all, with a maritime heritage more than 400 years old, we've got a lot of local knowledge to share about where the fish are biting.

 

Fishing Guide

Fishing Guide

The Hampton Roads Fishing Guide features valuable fishing and boating information, rich photography and unique highlights of local establishments.

It's a free publication and you can request your copy simply by completing and submitting this on-line form.

Visit the Hampton Roads Fishing Guide site for more information at http://www.hamptonroadsfishingguide.com/.

 

Boat Hampton

View the Hampton Fishing and Boating Video

Hampton's Harborfront

More than a place to dock boats, the area is a lively urban waterfront village. Popular annual events include the Blackbeard Pirate Festival, Hampton Cup Regatta and Hampton Bay Days. From May through September, Hampton's Saturday morning Market Place and Saturday evening Street Fest welcome boaters with spirited entertainment, family-oriented activities and a taste of Hampton.

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