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Looking for a Virginia lake near you? Or maybe a new fishing spot or a Virginia lake vacation?

Virginia offers excellent, extremely diverse angling opportunities. With over 176,000 acres of public lakes and 27,300 miles of fishable streams, Virginia is sure to provide something for every freshwater angler. Some popular fish species include large and smallmouth bass, striped bass, catfish, crappie, and trout. Some of the top places to fish in Virginia are Claytor Lake, Kerr Reservoir, Lake Anna, Lake Gaston, Smith Mountain Lake, and South Holston Lake.

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Kick back an relax. Virginia offers a ton a places to stay; from resorts, to private rentals or hotels. Just tell us where you're heading to and we will see what we can find!.

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Top Viewed Lakes In Virginia

  1. Green Mountain Lake - Greene County
  2. Dover Lake - Goochland County
  3. Lake Lee - Nottoway County
  4. Bedford Lake - Bedford County
  5. Lake Merriweather - Rockbridge County
  6. Hicks Lake - Prince Edward County
  7. Ruffins Pond - Spotsylvania County
  8. Coles Run Reservoir - Augusta County
  9. Talbott Reservoir - Patrick County
  10. Lake Carroll - Shenandoah County
  1. Hogan Lake - Pulaski County
  2. Lake Witten - Tazewell County
  3. Slate River Reservoir - Buckingham County
  4. Kent Lake - New Kent County
  5. Slate Lick Lake - Rockingham County
  6. Lake Lanier - Martinsville City County
  7. Nash Road Lake - Chesterfield County
  8. Big Lake Arrowhead - Stafford County
  9. Coleman Lake - Dinwiddie County
  10. Sleeter Lake - Loudoun County

Top User Rated Lakes In Virginia

  1. Cherrydale Pond - Hanover County
  2. Hamilton Lake - Nottoway County
  3. John H. Kerr Reservoir - Charlotte County

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