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Roanoke Fishing



Roanoke Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Roanoke, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Bluegill

  2. Bluegill

    There is a 33.58% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 45 Bluegill counted.

    Roanoke Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE ROANOKE BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  3. Redbreast Sunfish

  4. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 25.37% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 34 Redbreast Sunfish counted.

    Roanoke Redbreast Sunfish Counts Chart
    Redbreast

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  5. Rock Bass

  6. Rock Bass

    There is a 11.19% catch rate for Rock Bass, based on 15 Rock Bass counted.

    Roanoke Rock Bass Counts Chart
    Rock

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  7. Largemouth Bass

  8. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 6.72% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 9 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Roanoke Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

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  9. Smallmouth Bass

  10. Smallmouth Bass

    There is a 5.97% catch rate for Smallmouth Bass, based on 8 Smallmouth Bass counted.

    Roanoke Smallmouth Bass Counts Chart
    Smallmouth

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  11. Rainbow Trout

  12. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 2.99% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 4 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Roanoke Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

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  13. Chain Pickerel

  14. Chain Pickerel

    There is a 2.24% catch rate for Chain Pickerel, based on 3 Chain Pickerel counted.

    Roanoke Chain Pickerel Counts Chart
    Chain

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  15. Brook Trout

  16. Brook Trout

    There is a 1.49% catch rate for Brook Trout, based on 2 Brook Trout counted.

    Roanoke Brook Trout Counts Chart
    Brook

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  17. Brown Trout

  18. Brown Trout

    There is a 1.49% catch rate for Brown Trout, based on 2 Brown Trout counted.

    Roanoke Brown Trout Counts Chart
    Brown

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  19. Flounder

  20. Flounder

    There is a 1.49% catch rate for Flounder, based on 2 Flounder counted.

    Roanoke Flounder Counts Chart
    Flounder

    ENLARGE ROANOKE FLOUNDER COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 16 species of fish and 134 fish counted for May around Roanoke.

To date, there are 34 species of fish and a total of 1074 fish counted for Roanoke and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1860 (164 years).

Last Update: 5/15/2024 1:25:40 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Roanoke are the following:

  1. Oak Grove Ramp


  2. Witcher Creek


  3. SML-050


  4. BRUSH2348


  5. Pleasure Point


  6. ROCK PT2111


  7. Redbreast Sunfish


  8. ROCK PT2110


  9. Redbreast Sunfish


  10. Redbreast Sunfish


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Top Roanoke Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Missile Baits


  2. Captain's Quarters
    Captain's Quarters is your One Stop Shop on the lake for everything you need. We are the largest tackle shop on the lake. We have pontoon & pleasure boats for rent, jet skis for rent, tubes and all the bait and tackle you will need to enjoy

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Top Roanoke Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Pullin Drag Striper Guide Service
    Captain Wendell Is A Fishing Guide With Over 19 Years Experience Serving Smith Mountain Lake.

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Top Roanoke Marinas

  1. Bridgewater Marina
    #1 FOR SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE BOAT RENTALS

  2. Parkway Marina


  3. Captain's Quarters
    Captain's Quarters is your One Stop Shop on the lake for everything you need. We are the largest tackle shop on the lake. We have pontoon & pleasure boats for rent, jet skis for rent, tubes and all the bait and tackle you will need to enjoy

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