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 (

Fishing regulations at Lovill's Creek Lake

Bluegill and other sunfish

  • 50 per day
  • No length limit

Black Crappie

  • 25 per day
  • No length limit

Chain Pickerel

  • 5 per day
  • No length limit

Channel Catfish

  • 5 per day
  • 18 inch minimum size 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 must be released)

Yellow Perch

  • No daily limit
  • No length 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.