Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Guide

Smith Mountain Lake is the "Jewel of the Blue Ridge Mountains," it expands for 40 miles and offers 500 miles of shoreline, 20,600 acres, an average depth of 55 feet and is one of Virginia’s premier fisheries.

Smith Mountain Lake is the 2nd largest lake in Virginia in the Roanoke Region of Virginia, located southeast of the City of Roanoke and southwest of Lynchburg.

Smith Mountain Lake has a numerous lake boat ramps that are both public and private as well as marinas that are scattered throughout the Smith Mountain reservoir.

Smith Mountain Lake offers great fishing for Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass, Crappie, Catfish, Sunfish, White Perch and Yellow Perch.

Black bass are the most sought after species by anglers at Smith Mountain Lake.

Smith Mountain Lake Marinas

  • Bridgewater Marina
  • Parkway Marina
  • Mitchells Point Marina
  • Smith Mountain Dock & Lodge
  • Sportsmans Marina

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