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Fishing At Lake Chesdin

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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, redear sunfish, white perch, striped bass and saugeye at Lake Chesdin in Virginia.

Ideal for water skiing, boating, kayaking, canoeing and fishing, Lake Chesdin offers fun for the whole family. The lake covers 3,100 acres in the east-central part of Virginia, at Petersburg. Anglers in a boat can explore over 340 miles of shoreline - some of which is accessible for fishing from bank. There is a fishing pier as well. Fishing enthusiasts are drawn here for bass and crappie, but the lake also has catfish, saugeye, walleye, stripers, and numerous sunfish species. Local VA fishing guides offer trips with all gear provided. There are several boat launch ramps, including one with no fee near the dam. Petersburg and West Petersburg are just a few miles from the lake.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Chesdin

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Redear Sunfish White Perch Striped bass Saugeye

Lake Chesdin Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Chesdin Campground - 804 265-9000

Lake Chesdin VA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information
Lake Chesdin Campground
713 Sutherland Rd
Church Rd, VA 23833
804 265-9000

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Fishing in east-central VA, at Lake Chesdin, for bass, crappie, catfish, saugeye, walleye, stripers, and sunfish .

Fishing on Lake Chesdin.