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  • Woodrum Lake is a 240-acre impoundment located near Kentuck in Jackson County. Take exit 124 off I-77 5.1 miles east on County Route 19. The lake was built in 1988 with a maximum depth of 50 feet and ...
  • The lake was built in 1977 with a maximum depth of 13 feet and an average depth of 8 feet. Access to the lake is partially by gravel road. No boat ramps exist and only boats with electric motors can b...
  • The lake was built in 1964 with a maximum depth of 9 feet and an average depth of 4 feet. A trail surrounds most of the lake providing bank fishing access. Boating with electric motors only is allowed...
  • The lake was built in 1945 with a maximum depth of 17 feet and an average depth of 4.5 feet. A concrete boat ramp is available and electric motors only are permitted. Night fishing is not permitted. F...
  • The lake was built in 1963 with a maximum depth of 70 feet and an average depth of 25 feet. A paved road with ample parking parallels the lower portion of the lake and the remainder of the shoreline i...
  • Silcott Fork Lake is a 23-acre impoundment located in southern Roane County. This lake is located approximately 2 mile north of Walton, and is accessible from U.S. Route 119 via a short gravel road. T...
  • Lake Sherwood is a 164-acre (0.66 km2) reservoir located within the Lake Sherwood Recreation Area of the Monongahela National Forest in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. The recreation area surro...
  • Constructed during 1956, this lake was in private ownership until 1987, when the Wildlife Resources Section of the DNR purchased the area. It has a maximum depth of 11 feet and an average depth of 6 f...
  • The lake was built in 1969 with a maximum depth of 36 feet and an average depth of 12 feet. A gravel boat ramp, flush toilets, bathhouse facilities, drinking water, swimming beach, 40 combination trai...
  • The lake was built in 1970 with a maximum depth of 17 feet and an average depth of 8 feet. Picnic facilities, drinking water, and flush toilets are available. A trail surrounding the entire lake provi...
  • The lake was built in 1969 at with a maximum depth of 20 feet and an average depth of 10 feet. The use of live minnows as bait and night fishing are prohibited. A campground is located in the park wit...
  • O’Brien Lake is a 217-acre impoundment located in Jackson County. It is 6.6 miles from I-77 via County Route 25 north, then County Route 36 south which turns into County Route 34/5. The lake was bui...
  • Mountwood Lake is a 48-acre impoundment located on Mountwood County Park near Deerwalk in Wood County. It is accessible from U.S. Route 50 via County Route 5. The lake was built in 1980 with a maximum...
  • The lake was constructed in 1969 with a maximum depth of 15 feet and an average depth of 8 feet. A steep gravel ramp provides launching facilities for small boats. Electric motors only are permitted. ...
  • The lake has a maximum depth of 15 feet and an average depth of 10 feet. A paved road with ample parking parallels the majority of the lake with the remainder of the lake accessible to bank fishing. R...
  • Krodel Lake was built in 1948 and was deepened during 1975. It has a maximum depth of 10 feet with an average depth of 6 feet. A gravel boat access, flush toilets, and 72 combination trailer and tent ...
  • The lake was built in 1965 with a maximum depth of 20 feet and an average depth of 10 feet. A paved road parallels the majority of the lake with the remainder of the lake accessible to bank fishing. T...
  • The lake was built in 1964. A trail surrounding the entire lake provides bank fishing access. Boating, night fishing, the use of live minnows as bait, over night camping, and swimming are not allowed....
  • The lake was built in 1936 with a maximum depth of 60 feet and an average depth of 25 feet. A gravel road provides access to the lake. Bank fishing access is limited because the right-of-way for the r...
  • Stocked in a 2-mile section below the dam located south of East Lynn. Accessible by WV Rt. 37. ...
  • The lake was built in 1970 with a maximum depth of 42 feet and an average depth of 17 feet. A gravel boat ramp, toilets and picnic area are available. Camping, swimming, night fishing and hunting are ...
  • The lake was constructed in 1984 with a maximum depth of 26 feet and an average depth of 15 feet. Access to the lake is excellent. A paved boat ramp available, however, electric motors only are allowe...
  • The lake was built in 1963 with a maximum depth of 33 feet and an average depth of 13 feet. A concrete boat ramp, handicapped fishing pier, 10 tent or trailer camping sites, and picnic facilities are ...
  • This lake was built in 1974 with maximum depth of 62 feet and an average depth of 27 feet. A concrete boat ramp, handicap-accessible fishing deck and bathroom, and floating boat dock are available. A ...
  • Castleman Run Lake is located on 486 acres (197 ha) near in Brooke and Ohio counties near Bethany, West Virginia. The moderate slopes are covered with mixed hardwoods, brushy vegetation, and open fiel...
  • The lake was constructed in 1969 with a maximum depth of 28 feet and an average depth of 15 feet. A trail around the lake provides bank fishing access. The lake is accessible for carry down boats and ...
  • The lake was built in 1965 with a maximum depth of 25 feet and an average depth of 12 feet. Boat rental is available at the lake and a nominal fee is charged to launch private boats. Electric motors o...
  • Berwind Lake is located on 93 acres (380,000 m2) near War in McDowell County, West Virginia. The wildlife management area is centered around 20-acre (81,000 m2) Berwind Lake. Berwind Lake WMA used to ...
  • Bear Rock Lakes is a 242-acre (98 ha) protected area located in Ohio County, West Virginia, about 8 miles (13 km) east of Wheeling. The terrain at Bear Rock Lakes is rolling hills covered by a combina...
  • Warden Lake is a reservoir on Moores Run (a Cacapon River tributary) near Wardensville in northern Hardy County, West Virginia, United States. Warden Lake is located within the Warden Lake Wildlife Ma...
  • Trout Pond was created by a sinkhole that filled with water from a series of mountain streams running off Long Mountain (3,130 feet). Much of the region surrounding Trout Pond lies on layers of limest...
  • Sutton Lake is a 1,520-acre (6 km2) reservoir on the Elk River in Braxton and Webster counties, West Virginia. Sutton Lake is located just upstream of Sutton. It was authorized by Congress in the Floo...
  • Summit Lake is a 43-acre (170,000 m2) cold water reservoir located in Greenbrier County, West Virginia in the Gauley Ranger District of the Monongahela National Forest. The reservoir is formed by the ...
  • Summersville Lake is a reservoir located in the US state of West Virginia. The lake is formed by a rock-fill dam (Summersville Dam) on the Gauley River, south of Summersville in Nicholas County. It is...
  • Stonewall Jackson Lake is an 2,630-acre (10.6 km2) impoundment on the West Fork River in Lewis County, West Virginia. The lake is a flood control project of the Pittsburgh District of the United State...
  • Stonecoal Lake is located on 2,985 acres (1,208 ha) east of Weston, West Virginia in Lewis and Upshur counties. The wildlife management area is centered around Stonecoal Lake, a hydroelectric project ...
  • Sleepy Creek Lake is a 205 acres (0.8 km2) impoundment of the Meadow Branch of Sleepy Creek in Berkeley County in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle. The reservoir is located at an elevation of 1,086 f...
  • Lake Sherwood is a 164-acre (0.66 km2) reservoir located within the Lake Sherwood Recreation Area of the Monongahela National Forest in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA. The recreation area surro...
  • The R. D. Bailey Dam is 310 feet (94 m) high with a top length of 1,370 feet (420 m). A minimum pool with a surface area of 440 acres (1.8 km2) is maintained in the winter months. A seasonal pool for ...
  • Plum Orchard Lake is a 202-acre (0.8 km2) reservoir in the Plum Orchard in Fayette County, West Virginia. The reservoir is the result of an impoundment on Plum Orchard Creek. Plum Orchard Lake was con...
  • Mount Storm Lake is a popular local and tourist destination. When Dominion Virginia Power is using the reservoir for cooling, it keeps Mount Storm Lake at a warm temperature that makes it perfect for ...
  • North Bend Lake is a 305 acre lake created through the Natural Resource Conservation Service via the Little Kanawha Conservation District. North Bend Lake is 8.1 river miles in length and has an avera...
  • Jennings Randolph Lake is a reservoir of 952 acres (3.85 km2) located on the North Branch Potomac River in Garrett County, Maryland and Mineral County, West Virginia. It is approximately eight miles u...
  • East Lynn Lake was originally authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1938 following the devastating Flood of 1937. Like many other projects authorized in this era, construction did not actually take place...
  • Cheat Lake is a 13-mile (21 km) long reservoir on the Cheat River in Monongalia County, West Virginia, USA. It was originally named Lake Lynn, but the Board on Geographic Names officially decided upon...
  • Burnsville Lake is both a recreational and flood control reservoir on Little Kanawha River located southeast of Burnsville in Braxton County, West Virginia. Burnsville Lake was authorized by the U.S. ...
  • Brushy Fork Lake is an 18-acre (7 ha) impoundment on the South Branch South Fork Potomac River located three miles (5 km) south of Sugar Grove in southeastern Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA. Bru...
  • Stony Creek is a town in Sussex County, Virginia, United States. The population was 202 at the 2000 census....
  • Bluestone Lake is a flood control reservoir located on the New River near Hinton, West Virginia. At its normal pool level, Bluestone Dam impounds a 10.7-mile (17.2 km) stretch of the New and its tribu...
  • Beech Fork Lake is a 720 acre (2.9 km²) reservoir located near Lavalette in Wayne County, West Virginia. Beech Fork Lake is also partly located in neighboring Cabell County. Millers Fork and Stowers ...
  • Reed Creek is a river in the United States state of Virginia....
  • Pounding Mill is an unincorporated community in Tazewell County, Virginia, United States....
  • Potts Creek is an unincorporated community in Alleghany County, Virginia, United States. It is also the name of a watercourse in the same area, Potts Creek (watercourse)....
  • Mill Creek Reservoir is a 189-acre impoundment located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Amherst County. This is the largest of the three public reservoirs owned by the County and provides opportunities ...
  • The Maury River is a 42.8-mile-long (68.9 km) tributary of the James River in west-central Virginia in the United States. Via the James River, it is part of the watershed of Chesapeake Bay. The Maury ...
  • Lovill's Creek Lake is a 55-acre flood control impoundment nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near the town of Cana in southern Carroll County, only 7 miles north of Mount Airy, Nort...
  • The Lone Star Lakes are a series of 12 lakes (some interconnected) varying in size from three to 50 acres. The total acreage is 490. These lakes were excavated for marl and later sold to the City of S...
  • A portion of this stream is managed as a special regulation trout stream

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  • The St. Mary's River is characterized by sparkling cascades and waterfalls. It lies in the heart of the St. Mary's Wilderness, and has recently been the location of restoration activities mitigatin...

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  • Wild brown trout reside in this stream to tempt the skilled angler. A portion of this stream is managed as a special regulation trout stream.

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  • This 24-acre lake has swimming, boating (no gasoline motors), and excellent warm water and cold water fishing opportunities. Another smaller reservoir is in the recreation area that is also stocked...

  • You have both the North Fork and South Forks to explore. Very scenic float fishing opportunities. See fishing regulations for slot limits on bass.

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  • Canoes and boats (no motors) are welcome in the 17-acre Rockcliff Lake. Trout pond is about an acre or so and occupies the bottom of a large sinkhole. Remember your WV fishing license!

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  • A portion of this stream is managed as a special regulation trout stream.

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  • Lake Shenandoah is a 36 acre impoundment owned by the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The lake is located in Rockingham County near the City of Harrisonburg. Urban development surrounds much ...
  • This is a special regulation wild trout fishery with over 10 miles of native brook trout water located in the Ramsey Draft Wilderness. Please refer to the DGIF web site, below for specific regulati...

  • Lake Robertson is a 31-acre impoundment tucked in the mountainous terrain of western Rockbridge County. The lake was constructed in 1971 and appropriately named in honor of an ardent sportsman, Senato...
  • Special regulations exist below Flannagan Dam downstream to the confluence with the Russel Fork River. Part of the North Fork of Pound and Pound Rivers in Wise County are managed as a Delayed Harve...

  • Lake Curtis is a 91-acre, Department-owned lake in Stafford County. The lake has an abundance of standing timber, providing fish with 'structure'. It is on the boundary of Curtis Memorial Park, a faci...
  • A portion of this stream is managed as a Delayed Harvest Fishery October 1 through May 31. Please refer to the DGIF web site for specific regulations.

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  • Lake Cohoon is one of four water supply reservoirs owned by the City of Portsmouth but located in Suffolk. Lake Meade, Lake Kilby, and Speights Run are the other three. Cohoon (510 acres) offers excel...
  • A portion of this stream is managed as a Delayed Harvest Fishery October 1 through May 31. Please refer to the DGIF web site for specific regulations.

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  • Lake Burton is a 76-acre impoundment located in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. This reservoir is owned by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and is managed primarily for fisheries re...
  • Lake Brittle is a 77-acre impoundment located in Fauquier County. It was constructed in 1953 as a public fishing lake. It is one of the oldest Department-owned lakes and among the first to be built in...
  • A portion of the North River from the base of Elkhorn Dam downstream 1.5 miles is managed as a Delayed Harvest Fishery, see fishing regulations for specific dates and limitations.

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  • This 154 acre impoundment is near the Kentucky boarder and is surrounded by scenic mountains. No National Forest permit is required to fish on this lake.

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  • A portion of this stream is managed as a special regulation catch and release fishery. Please refer to the DGIF web site below for specific regulations.

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  • Not only fishing, but lots of hiking and biking opportunities in a nationally recognized scenic area!

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  • This is a wild trout stream with a stocked section

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  • A portion of this stream is managed as a special regulation fishery.

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  • There is no easy way to get here, but the hiking trails, scenery and wild brook trout make it worth the trip.

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  • This 2,350 acre reservoir is a premier fishing lake. Because of it's depth and size, it is managed as a 2-story fishery, supporting both coldwater and warmwater species. It is a picturesque lake, w...

  • Hunting Creek is a cove and tributary stream of the Potomac River between the City of Alexandria and Fairfax County in Virginia. It is formed by the confluence of Cameron Run and Hooff Run. The commun...
  • Horsepen Lake is a 19-acre impoundment located entirely within the Horsepen Wildlife Management Area in Buckingham County, Virginia. The lake is one of several department-owned lakes created in the 19...
  • There are special regulations on the tailwater fishery of the Lower Jackson, and also on the upper Jackson above Hidden Valley. This is a very scenic river with a lot to offer the angler!

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  • Lake Holiday is a private gated community of about 1200 homes and 2700 building lots situated around a 240-acre (0.97 km2) man-made lake from which the community takes its name. It is located north of...
  • This 54 acre reservoir is stocked in spring and fall with rainbow trout and it also has a good largemouth bass fishery along with bluegills, green sunfish, and catchable-size channel catfish.

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  • This 61-acre Department-owned impoundment is in the Hidden Valley Wildlife Management Area in Washington County. Hidden Valley Lake is located in the mountains at about 3,500 feet of elevation. The so...
  • A beautiful river with wading and floating opportunities.

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  • This 10 acre lake offers good fishing for stocked trout and is encircled by an angler's trail with an accessible fishing pier, but don't forget your WV fishing license. Boats without motors are wel...

  • Set in the pines, this 5-acre pond has trout fishing opportunities, and offers 10 picnic sites and restrooms.

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  • This 14-acre coldwater lake sports a sandy swimming beach and bathhouse with warm showers as well as two wheelchair-accessible fishing docks and plenty of trailside fishing.

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  • Goose Creek is a 53.9-mile-long (86.7 km) tributary of the Potomac River in Fauquier and Loudoun counties in northern Virginia. It comprises the principal drainage system for the Loudoun Valley....
  • Pickett Reservoir, a 384-acre impoundment on the Nottoway River, provides good largemouth bass, bluegill and black crappie fishing. There is also a good carp fishery in this lake for these anglers. Wh...
  • Located in Northwestern Fluvanna County, this public lake was developed with support from the Fluvanna Ruritan Club, which secured the location and land for the lake. County residents fondly refer to ...
  • Elk Creek is an unincorporated community in Grayson County, Virginia, United States...
  • There’s something special about mountain living. Crisp clean air, wildlife, sparkling pure water and perhaps the best part; a slower pace of life. If you’ve dreamt of returning to a simpler place ...
  • This medium-sized lake is surrounded by a well-maintained golf course. Area creeks drain into the lake and are lined with weeping willows and dense vegetation that holds a good assemblage of nesting b...
  • This is a 1230-acre water supply reservoir located along the New Kent-Charles City county line. The low-head dam of this lake (known locally as Walkers Dam) was completed in 1943 and incorporates twin...
  • Carvins Cove Natural Reserve comprises 12,700 acres in Botetourt and Roanoke Counties. Carvins Cove Reservoir and the land below the 1,200 foot contour are owned by the Western Virginia Water Authorit...
  • Lake Brunswick in Brunswick County is an excellent panfish lake with abundant bluegill and redear in 'keeper' sizes. Crappie populations are abundant, and they average about 10 inches. It is also a go...
  • The Clinch Mountain fee fishing area (Tumbling Creek) offers put-and-take trout fishing with the added advantage that trout are stocked several times per week throughout the season. The fee fishing pr...
  • Ivy Creek Natural Area is a 215-acre preserve located adjacent to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Habitats vary from upland forest, pine stands, and open fields to shoreline. With 11 trails, including a han...
  • Bark Camp Lake is a 61-acre lake located in Scott County. It is the oldest Department-owned lake in Southwest Virginia. When construction of the lake was completed in the mid 1950's, a beautiful lake ...
  • Banister River bubbles out of the highlands of Halifax and Pittsylvania counties flowing southeast to meet the Dan River just above Buggs Island Kerr Lake. Where the river enters the Town of Halifax, ...
  • Lake Albemarle is a 35-acre impoundment owned by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Built in 1938 by the Civilian Conservation Corp, this lake shows little sign of aging. The shorel...
  • Lake Jackson is a dam on the Occoquan River created in 1927 by Charles W. Alpaugh. It is located in Manassas, Virginia and is surrounded by 600 homes....
  • This is one of five water supply reservoirs owned by the City of Norfolk that are open to fishing. Western Branch Reservoir and Lake Prince are located in Suffolk; Burnt Mills Reservoir is in Isle of ...
  • Waller Mill is a 360-acre reservoir owned by the City of Williamsburg. The reservoir is located within the boundaries of Waller Mill Park. A navigable tunnel connects the upper and lower portions of t...
  • Swift Creek provides an aesthetic angling resource for central Virginia. Because it gets relatively low fishing pressure, it is typically an enjoyable place to fish. The reservoir is very narrow for i...
  • South Holston Lake is located near the cities of Abingdon, Virginia and Bristol, Virginia / Bristol, Tennessee, and is a 7,580-acre (31 km2) impoundment operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA...
  • Initial proposals were made in the late 1920s to dam the Roanoke River and the Blackwater River at the Smith Mountain gorge to generate electricity. Construction on the Smith Mountain Dam began in 196...
  • Lake Smith, across Northampton Boulevard from the Little Creek side of Lake Whitehurst, is similar but lacks deep water. Its 193 acres average only five feet in depth. The largemouth bass population i...
  • Skidmore Reservoir is the place for you. This 118-acre city of Harrisonburg reservoir is located in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests. It is deep and contains clear, cold water, whi...
  • Sandy River Reservoir is a 740-acre (3.0 km2) water supply impoundment located slightly east of the town of Farmville (and South of Rice) in Prince Edward County. Sandy River Reservoir is one of the n...
  • Sandy Bottom Nature Park consists of 465 acres and was established in the early 1990's. It houses a diversity of habitats, plants and animals. A wetland mitigation project has resulted in the creation...
  • Situated on the outskirts of the City of Charlottesville lies one of the best small fishing lakes in Virginia, the 450-acre Rivanna Reservoir. It's owned and operated by the City of Charlottesville as...
  • Lake Prince is one of the older Norfolk lakes. It was impounded in 1925. The lake is quite large (946 acres), deep (30 feet) and very dendritic, i.e. it has numerous long, narrow coves extending out f...
  • Philpott Reservoir is a 2,880-acre impoundment located near Martinsville Virginia. This reservoir is situated in the mountains of Patrick and Henry Counties, which is a picturesque setting for outdoor...
  • Pelham is a water supply reservoir for the Town of Culpeper. It covers 255 acres with a combination of forested and open, sloped banks along its shores. Some residential development is occurring. If y...
  • Lake Orange is a eutrophic reservoir supporting a typical warm water fish community of largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, black crappie, channel catfish and walleye. Northern pike and chain pi...
  • Occoquan Reservoir is a 2,100-acre (850 ha) reservoir in northeast Virginia, southwest of Washington, D.C., straddling part of the boundary between Fairfax County and Prince William County, west of Al...
  • Nottoway Lake is a scenic 188-acre impoundment located in Nottoway County, Virginia. With exceptional cover and a wooded shoreline, this lake offers a great opportunity for anglers to catch several wa...
  • The North Fork of Pound River is a part of the upper reaches of the Big Sandy system. On its way to the Ohio River, the waters from North Fork flow northeast and meet the South Fork River to form the ...
  • Ni Reservoir is a 411-acre Spotsylvania County water supply reservoir located near Chancellorsville. Angler success is very good at this impoundment for largemouth bass in the 15'' size range and the ...
  • Mountain Lake is a freshwater lake located in Giles County near Newport, Virginia, in the United States. Along with Lake Drummond in the Great Dismal Swamp, it is one of only two natural lakes in Virg...
  • Motts Run is a city of Fredericksburg water supply reservoir located in Spotsylvania County. It is asteep-sided, 160-acre lake that is normally quiet and receives light fishing pressure. The shoreline...
  • Lake Meade is the youngest Portsmouth water supply lake. It was impounded in 1960 on the mainstem of the Nansemond River. It is horseshoe shaped with lakes Kilby and Speight's Run on one arm and Lake ...
  • Lake Maury is a reservoir which was created as part of the natural park on the grounds of the Mariners' Museum located in the independent city of Newport News in the Hampton Roads region of southeaste...
  • Martinsville Reservoir is a 175-acre impoundment located just north of the city of Martinsville, Virginia. The impoundment is owned and controlled by the city for water supply while the Virginia Depar...
  • Leesville Lake is a reservoir in Virginia, the United States used for Hydro-Electric power generation in conjunction with Smith Mountain Lake as a pump storage project. The smaller and lower of the tw...
  • Lee Hall is a 230-acre reservoir owned by the City of Newport News. The reservoir is located within the Newport News Park. Newport News Park has a total area of roughly 8,000 acres that makes it one o...
  • Laurel Bed is a Department-owned lake located in Russell County on the Clinch Mountain Wildlife Management Area. This 330-acre lake rests on the top of Clinch Mountain at 3600 feet of elevation. It is...
  • Lake Kilby is the oldest of the Portsmouth water supply lakes. It is a colonial era millpond. The upper half of this 222-acre is a dense and very scenic cypress swamp. The water is dark-tannin stained...
  • Lake Holiday is a private gated community of about 1200 homes and 2700 building lots situated around a 240-acre (0.97 km2) man-made lake from which the community takes its name. It is located north of...
  • This 265-acre impoundment is the terminal reservoir for the City of Newport News water supply system. Water is pumped into Harwood's Mill from Chickahominy, Diascund and Little Creek reservoirs. Harwo...
  • This 212-acre joint, water supply, flood control lake in Brunswick County provides many angling opportunities in a peaceful setting at this lake. The lake is open to the public from one hour before su...
  • This 157-acre, Department lake in Mecklenburg County, has a very good largemouth bass population. Recent sampling showed many bass over 15 inches, with a fair number of bass over 20 inches. Lake Gordo...
  • Gatewood Reservoir, a 162-acre water supply impoundment owned by the Town of Pulaski, is nestled in the hills of southwestern Pulaski County, in the Wythe Ranger District of the George Washington and ...
  • Lake Gaston is fed by water from Kerr Lake upstream, and supplies water to Roanoke Rapids Lake downstream, a smaller predecessor to Lake Gaston. This is one of the few areas of the country with three ...
  • Lake Frederick is a 117-acre impoundment owned by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The department acquired the lake and a fifty foot buffer around the entire shoreline in 1981. La...
  • Emporia Reservoir is a 210-acre reservoir in Greensville County on the Meherrin River. The lake has some largemouth bass, some big white crappie (the only District 2 water known to have white crappie)...
  • Lake Drummond is one of only two natural freshwater lakes in Virginia. The other, Mountain Lake in Giles County is also of unknown origin. Curiously, both are lakes essentially on top of a hill. Lake ...
  • This 1,110-acre water supply reservoir for the City of Newport News is situated along the New Kent and James City County line. The reservoir provides a rather scenic area for anglers to try their luck...
  • Lake Conner is a 100-acre impoundment in Halifax County, Virginia. The lake is owned and managed by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Located in rural Southside Virginia, Lake Conn...
  • Claytor Lake in Pulaski County, Virginia, is a 4,500 acre (18 km²), 21 mile (34 km) long reservoir on the New River created for a hydroelectric project of Appalachian Power Company. It is named for W...
  • Lake Chesdin (also known as Chesdin Reservoir) is a lake in south-central Virginia, on the border of Chesterfield County and Dinwiddie County and going upstream into Amelia County. It is a popular fis...
  • Burnt Mills is 711 acres and dates back to the early 1940s. The upper half of the lake is very stumpy and caution is required when motoring through the lake. The main tributary (Great Swamp) is a dens...
  • Burke Lake is a 218 acres (88 ha) freshwater reservoir in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. It is contained within Burke Lake Park, a Fairfax County public park owned by the Fairfax County Park...
  • The lake is actually an impoundment of the Roanoke River (also called the Staunton River in Virginia). The Dan River and several smaller creeks also feed the lake. The lake is upstream of Lake Gaston....
  • This 635-acre reservoir is located just outside of the Gloucester Courthouse. The reservoir and park provide a variety of opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast. There are trails for hikers, bikers ...
  • The City of Fairfax water supply is 350 acres. Crappie fishing is good in spring. Channel catfish, bluegill, and redear sunfish are also present. The lake has both largemouth and smallmouth bass. The ...
  • Beaver Creek Reservoir is a 104-acre water supply reservoir that was built in 1964 for the Town of Crozet. Historically, it has provided very good angling for a variety of species including largemouth...
  • Lake Barcroft is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. The population was 8,906 at the 2000 census. It is also the name of the privately-owned lake around which t...
  • Lake Anna is one of the largest freshwater inland lakes in Virginia, covering an area of 13,000 acres (53 km²), and located 72 miles (116 km) south of Washington, D.C. in Louisa and Spotsylvania coun...
  • Amelia Lake is managed to provide a warmwater fishery comprised of largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, bluegill, and redear sunfish. The lake has an over-abundance of largemouth bass, whi...
  • This 185-acre reservoir is long and riverine, it is almost too long for a single battery electric motor if you plan on traveling its length. There is residential development along the shoreline, altho...