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Philpott Reservoir - Regulations

Black Bass

  • 5 per day in the aggregate
  • 12 inch minimum length limit

Walleye

  • 5 per day
  • 18 inch minimum length limit

All other species are managed under statewide regulations

Bluegill / Sunfish

  • 50 per day in the aggregate
  • No length limits


Crappie

  • 25 per day
  • No length limit

Catfish

  • 20 per day
  • No length limit

Kite Tubing Ban

"Kite Tubes" are prohibited on John H. Kerr (Buggs Island) Lake and Philpott Lake. The manufacturer, Sportsstuff, Inc., has issued a nationwide recall of the Wego Kite Tube. See the USCPSC press release below for more information.

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