This 157-acre, Department lake in Mecklenburg County, has a very good largemouth bass population. Recent sampling showed many bass over 15 inches, with a fair number of bass over 20 inches. Lake Gordon also has good redear sunfish populations, fair crappie and chain pickerel populations, and is a very good channel catfish lake. Channel catfish are stocked in alternating years.
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) will require an Access Permit for visitors to department-owned Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and public fishing lakes, who are age 17 and older, unless they possess a valid Virginia hunting, freshwater fishing, or trapping license, or a current Virginia boat registration. Learn more about the Access Permit.
Maps & Directions
Take U.S. Route 1 south and Route 58 west out of South Hill to Route 664, and then turn right (west) on Route 799 to the lake.
Largemouth bass – 14-18 slot, 5 per day (all bass 14 to 18 inches must be released unharmed)
Sunfish – no size limit, 50 per day
Crappie – no size limit, 25 per day
Channel catfish – 15 inches minimum, 8 per day
The following are prohibited on this property: Outboard motor use, swimming, open air fires, trotlines, littering, sailboats, alcohol, fishing tournaments involving prizes, trapping without permit, and camping.
Beware of the sunken stumps on the upper part of the lake.
For additional information, contact:
107 Foxwood Drive
Phone: (434) 392-4369