Arrowhead Lake - Regulations

Largemouth bass

  • 5 per day.
  • All bass 11-16 inches must be released.

Bluegill/Redear Sunfish

  • 50 per day in aggregate.
  • No minimum size limit.


  • 25 per day.
  • No minimum size limit.

Northern Pike

  • 2 per day.
  • All northern pike less than 20 inches must be released.

Channel catfish

  • 20 per day.
  • No minimum size limit.


In addition to a valid Virginia Freshwater Fishing License, a fishing permit issued by the Town of Luray is also required. Permits can be obtained at the town office (540-743-5511). The use of gasoline boat motors is prohibited. Electric trolling motors are welcome.