Lake Laura - Regulations

Attention Anglers: Due to the fall drawdown of Lake Laura for dam and outlet structure maintenance all Creel Limits and Size Restrictions on Fish Harvest have been lifted effective 6/7/2014 until 12/31/2014. If you have any questions regarding the change in regulations feel free to contact District Fisheries Biologist Brad Fink at 804-393-2106. All other regulations remain the same. Thank you.

Largemouth Bass

No Minimum Lengh Restrictions
Daily Creel Limits: 5 per day, only one can be greater then 15 inches in length.


There is no minimum size limit for sunfish. Anglers can keep 50 sunfish per day.


There is no minimum size limit for crappie. Anglers can keep 25 crappie per day.

Channel Catfish

There is no minimum size limit for channel catfish. Anglers can harvest 20 catfish per day.

Northern pike

There is a 20 inch minimum size regulation for northern pike. All northern pike less than 20 inches must be released. Anglers can harvest two northern pike per day.


Gasoline motors are prohibited. (electric trolling motors are welcome)
Fishing is allowed from one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset. (fishing after dark is prohibited)