1. Walnut Creek Lake
Walnut Creek Lake is a great fishing spot even without a boat. You can find largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, redear sunfish and channel catfish.
2. Chris Greene Lake
4748 Chris Greene Lake Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia 22911
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Chris Greene Lake is great for catch and release. They have a wheelchair accessible pier.
3. Ragged Mountain Reservoir
Ragged Mountain Reservoir will be reopening on September 1, 2014. Largemouth bass and bluegill can be found there. No gas boats and kayaks and canoes are recommended since you must carry the boat to the reservoir.
4. Rivanna Reservoir
The Rivanna Reservoir is great for a secluded fishing trip. There are largemouth bass, bluegill, both black and white crappie, redear sunfish and channel catfish. Gas boats are not allowed.
5. Beaver Creek Lake
Beaver Creek Lake is an excellent fishing spot because there is no swimming allowed. There are also beautiful views of The Blue Ridge Mountains.
6. Mint Springs Valley Park
6659 Mint Springs Park Road, Crozet, VA 22932
Mint Springs Valley Park is a great place to go for trout, though they have other fish as well.
7. Albemarle Lake
Albemarle Lake is a breathtaking lake that has natural populations of largemouth bass, bluegill, redear sunfish and black crappie.
8. Gordonsville Lake
Gordonsville Lake is a small lake with a gravel ramp that has largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill and pumpkinseed sunfish.
9. James River
Photo: James River Rafting And Reeling
The James River has several species of bass and sunfish. There’s also channel catfish, flathead catfish and muskies.
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