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Powhatan Lakes - Regulations

Largemouth Bass Special Regulation

  • 14-22 inch protected slot limit
  • 5 fish per day creel limit
  • No Bass may be retained between 14 and 22 inches
  • Only one bass longer than 22 inches may be retained
    Statewide fishing regulations apply for all other fish species.

Prohibited Activities

  • Gas motors.
  • Swimming
  • Open air fires
  • Trotlines
  • Littering
  • Sailboats
  • Alcohol
  • Fishing tournaments involving prizes
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Fishing Hours


  • Open to fishing 1 hour before sunrise to 11 pm EST.