Fishing

A Patron with His CatchFish our stocked Lake Lesa for trout, bass, bluegill, crappie, and catfish. Or hike to our pier on the Northwest River for Yellow Perch and some winter Stripers.

Virginia fresh-water license is required for all fishermen aged 16 years and older.

A separate valid trout license is required to fish designated stocked trout waters (Lake Lesa) from October 1 to June 15.

The Park does not sell fishing licenses.

Trout were last stocked on February 16, 2022.

Related Fishing License Information & Regulations

For more information, call Northwest River Park at 757-421-7151 or 757-421-3145.