Fishing At Philpott Lake
AKA: Philpott Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, white catfish, black crappie, walleye and bluegill at Philpott Lake in Virginia.
Twisting channels and coves in all directions create 100 miles of shoreline and make Philpott Lake an inviting destination for boating, camping and fishing. This is a 2,900-acre lake in the south-central part of the state, at Bassett, with several popular fish species to pursue. Largemouth and smallmouth bass are the favored species here, but don't overlook the great fishing for catfish, crappie, walleye and bluegill. There is a marina, but no rental boats. Campgrounds and RV parks are located throughout the area.
Primary fish species residing in Philpott Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Philpott Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Goose Point Campground - 276 629-1847
Salthouse Branch Park Campground - 540 365-7005
Philpott Marina & Group Campground - 276 634-4640
Philpott Lake VA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Philpott Marina & Group Campground
300 Group Camp Road
Bassett, VA 24055
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Philpott Lake in VA
General Fishing Info
Fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass in south-central VA.