Kerr Buggs Island Lake has one of the best largemouth bass fisheries in the country. Surveys on largemouth bass indicate high rates of reproduction and growth. Largemouth bass in the pound range are typical, however, trophy bass greater than eight pounds are rare.
April is a prime time on these two southside reservoirs as the lakes warm up and the stripers head for the rivers. By David Hart. Kerr Dam - giving Virginia and North Carolina a 50,acre playground, not to mention the flood control for which this lake was built.
Even with the lake shrouded in fog so thick you could cut it with a knife, there's no mistaking the sounds of fish on a morning feeding frenzy. I can't say I'd actually eat one o' them ocean fish, but it might be fun catching a few. Long after the growl of the old guy's outboard has vanished in the fog, you linger on the beach, blowing across your own cup of coffee, listening to morning come awake, mulling over all you've learned in your short visit to one of Virginia's prime winter-time fishing spots.
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While it's not trophy water, the lake is loaded with 2-to 4-pounders. Kerr is one of the few reservoirs in the country with a health, naturally reproducing striped bass Get Started for Free!
Raw weather creates boiling action at Kerr and Gaston this time of year! Photo by Mike Marsh John H. The lake is enormous, encompassing 78 square miles in Halifax and Mecklenburg counties of south-central Virginia and in Vance County of north-central North Carolina.
Updated: September 6, pm. One exists here in Virginia at Buggs Island Lake. Each spring, the Buggs Island stripers make a run up tributaries like the Staunton River and pull off a spawn.
Read more about this big striper in the North Georgia Fishing Report below! What does that mean? The bass fishing at Lake George can be described as very good at this time. The current water level is at
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