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Buggs Island Lake (Kerr Reservoir) - Regulations

Black Bass (Largemouth, Smallmouth & Spotted)

  • 5 per day in aggregate
  • Only 2 of 5 bass less than 14 inches can be kept

Striped Bass
October 1 to May 31

  • 2 per day
  • No Striped Bass less than 24 inches

June 1 to September 30

  • 4 per day
  • No length limit

Crappie

  • No daily limit
  • No length limit

Bluegill/Sunfish

  • No daily limit
  • No length limit

Catfish

  • 20 per day
  • Only 1 Blue Catfish longer than 32 inches

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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