Smith Mountain Lake

Franklin - Virginia


  • 333 catches

  • 1K+ followers

  • 609 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. 2 oz. Largemouth Bass with a alewife

  2. Strike king square bill.

    Largemouth Bass with a crawfish pattern crankbait.

    1. Real Nice Pig.
    2. I know this guy.
      Good catch
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  3. Details: Largemouth Bass with a crawfish pattern crankbait.

    Strike king square bill.

  4. Details: Largemouth Bass with a crawfish pattern crankbait.

  5. 2.85 lb bass water temp was 57 and depth was 6 ft.

    Largemouth Bass with a Crankbait

  6. 12 lb. 12 oz. 35 in. Striped Bass with a Shallow diving minnow

  7. Striped Bass with a Shallow diving minnow

    1. Rob Sanders 0
      Both were good size, about 24 in.
    2. That's a long one
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  8. Striped Bass with a Shallow diving minnow

    1. Donald smith 0
      Cool nice fish
    2. Rob Sanders 0
      8 lbs on my rusty scale.
    3. Donald smith 0
      How much did it weigh
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  9. 5 lb. 5 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Chatterbait

    1. David Johnson 0
      I know this guy!!

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