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Lovill's Creek Lake - Regulations

Fishing is regulated by posted size and creel limits (which are subject to change). The fishery is currently regulated by the size and creel limits. If you catch a species not listed below, consult a VDGIF Fishing regulation book for size and creel limits (http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/fishing/regulations/).

Fishing regulations at Lovill's Creek Lake

Bluegill and other sunfish


  • 50 per day
  • No lenght limit

Black Crappie


  • 25 per day
  • No lenght limit

Chain Pickerel


  • 5 per day
  • No lenght limit

Channel Catfish


  • 20 per day
  • No lenght limit

Largemouth Bass


  • 5 per day under 12 inches or over 15 inches (Combined)
  • 12 to 15 inch slot limit (12 to 15 inch bass muct be released)

Yellow Perch


  • No daily limit
  • No lenght limit

  • Gas-powered motors not allowed - electric motors only
  • Other lake regulations are posted at the lake.

Non-resident anglers


  • 12 years and older must have a valid fishing license.
  • Under age 12 do not need a fishing license when accompanied by a properly licensed adult.