Smith Mountain Lake Fishing



Top Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Spots

  1. Oak Grove Ramp
    6/11/2019 10:22:28 PM -


  2. Witcher Creek
    6/11/2019 11:22:15 PM -


  3. Philpott Reservoir
    4/11/2013 3:05:58 AM -


  4. SML-050
    6/11/2019 11:22:15 PM -


  5. BRUSH2348
    7/1/2021 5:00:41 PM -


  6. Pleasure Point
    6/11/2019 10:22:26 PM -


  7. ROCK PT2111
    7/1/2021 5:03:47 PM -


  8. ROCK PT2110
    7/1/2021 5:03:47 PM -


  9. Smith Mountain Lake
    5/14/2011 2:09:05 PM - Smith Mountain Lake 37.041, -79.5353


  10. Redbreast Sunfish
    9/16/2021 8:11:57 PM -



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Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Smith Mountain Lake, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Redbreast Sunfish

  2. Redbreast Sunfish

    There is a 35.94% catch rate for Redbreast Sunfish, based on 23 Redbreast Sunfish counted.


  3. Smallmouth Bass

  4. Smallmouth Bass

    There is a 26.56% catch rate for Smallmouth Bass, based on 17 Smallmouth Bass counted.


  5. Bluegill

  6. Bluegill

    There is a 18.75% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 12 Bluegill counted.


  7. Largemouth Bass

  8. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 4.69% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 3 Largemouth Bass counted.


  9. Flathead Catfish

  10. Flathead Catfish

    There is a 3.12% catch rate for Flathead Catfish, based on 2 Flathead Catfish counted.


  11. Pumpkinseed Sunfish

  12. Pumpkinseed Sunfish

    There is a 3.12% catch rate for Pumpkinseed Sunfish, based on 2 Pumpkinseed Sunfish counted.


  13. Rainbow Trout

  14. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 3.12% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 2 Rainbow Trout counted.


  15. Rock Bass

  16. Rock Bass

    There is a 3.12% catch rate for Rock Bass, based on 2 Rock Bass counted.


  17. Brown Trout

  18. Brown Trout

    There is a 1.56% catch rate for Brown Trout, based on 1 Brown Trout counted.


Recommedations above based on 9 species of fish and 64 fish counted for September around Smith Mountain Lake.

To date, there are 29 species of fish and a total of 547 fish counted for Smith Mountain Lake and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1860 (162 years).

Last Update: 9/24/2022 6:15:09 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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Top Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Pullin Drag Striper Guide Service


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Top Smith Mountain Lake Marinas

  1. Bridgewater Marina


  2. Parkway Marina


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