Smith Mountain Lake

Franklin - Virginia


  • 341 catches

  • 2K+ followers

  • 616 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. Smallmouth Bass with a Carolina Rig -11” worm

  2. 5 lb. 10 oz. 273 in. Largemouth Bass with a zoom fluke

  3. Caught on 6 lb test Perch fishing with a Gulp Minnow. Didn’t weight it.

    Brown Bullhead Catfish

    1. that’s a Flathead Catfish. dang nice one on that tackle
  4. 3 lb. 8 oz. 30 in. Largemouth Bass with a 2 Spoon Spinner with white, black and silver skirt. Single tail white 3in grub

  5. 3 lb. 17 in. Largemouth Bass with a Berkley Flicker Shad Crankbait

  6. Largemouth Bass with a wacky worm

  7. Details: 18 in. Largemouth Bass with a Artificial Warm

    Casting at the points

  8. Details: 14 in. Smallmouth Bass with a Deep Diving Crank

    Trolling across the point about 100-150 yds off the point.

    1. paul brown 0
      which point?
  9. 5 lb. 2 oz. Largemouth Bass with a alewife

  10. 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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