Smith Mountain Lake

Franklin - Virginia


  • 375 catches

  • 2K+ followers

  • 645 spots

Striped bass are the marquee attraction. Typical fish run 5 to 10 pounds but monsters still show up, including the 45lb, 10oz state record! Quality large and smallmouth plus Crappie. A growing muskie and Walleye population is virtually ignored by anglers.

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Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Reports

Recently shared catches and fishing spots

  1. 5 lb. 5 oz. 22.0 in. Channel Catfish with a chicken nugget again

  2. 3 lb. 1 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Shad

  3. 2 lb. 6 oz. 17.0 in. Channel Catfish with a hotdog

  4. 7.0 in. Rock Bass with a night crawler

  5. Finally got a line in the water after a long hunting and trapping season!

    10 in. Black Crappie

    1. Frank Moore 0
      Nice
    2. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Hey!!! a Kaitlin sighting!!!!!😄
    3. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      welcome Back, Nice Crappie 😁
    4. Florida Native 0
      glad to see you back out there having fun 😀
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  6. Of course not!!!

    Largemouth Bass with a grogan watermelon seed green jig with green beaver tail trailer

    1. al wilson 0
      awesome
  7. 5 lb. 24.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a big bite craw

    1. Clint Elkins 0
      Nice Fish!!!!💪💪💪🎣🎣🎣
    2. Capt Morris Campbell 0
      Nice work Anthony!! WTG
    3. Scott S 0
      Congrats
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  8. Details: Oak Grove Public Boat Ramp

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