Claytor Lake, Virginia Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: Claytor lake is located in Pulaski County Virginia and covers just under 4,500 acres of surface area. This body of water was created in 1939 and is named after a former Vice President of Appalachian Power, Graham Claytor, Sr. There are plenty of amenities located on and around the lake including marinas, boat ramps and lodging. There are multiple different types of bass in this lake which make it home to some very good fishing.

Claytor Lake Fishing Map

Popular Fishing Species List

There are numerous different species of fish to find on this body of water. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find White Crappie, Black Crappie,Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Muskie, Yellow Perch, Bluegill, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Hybrid Striped Bass, Striped Bass, Walleye and Largemouth Bass on these waters.

Species Regulations

Bass: 5 per day, only 2 can be less than 14 inches.

Striped Bass: 4 per day no less than 20 inches.

Bluegill: 50 per day no length restrictions.

Catfish: 20 per day no length restrictions.

Crappie: 25 per day no length restrictions.

Walleye: 5 per day with no length restrictions.

White Perch: No length or Creel limit.

Other Non-Gamefish: Certain Restrictions Apply.

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Marinas on this lake

Marina Name: Mountain 2: Island at the Rock House Marina

Address: 3776 Rock House Rd, Pulaski, VA 24301


Phone: (540) 980-1488

Marina Name: Claytor Lake Watersports

Address: 4734, 6620 Ben H Bolen Dr, Dublin, VA 24084


Phone: (540) 731-8683

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