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AKA: Drummond Reservoir

Fishing for black crappie, flier sunfish, yellow perch and chain pickerel at Lake Drummond in Virginia.
Lake Drummond, VA

Low pH levels restricts the potential fish species that can survive in Lake Drummond. This 3,100-acre lake in the southeast part of the state is located ten miles southeast of Suffolk. This shell shaped reservoir has eight miles of shoreline and a few ways to access the lake. Lake Drummond Fishing Pier and Boat Ramp is located on the west side. The other popular option is via Dismal Swamp Canal which runs into the lake from the east side. Crappie, perch and pickerel are the primary species, plus there is a good population of sunfish. This fishery is remote with no services, but often provides good fishing action.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Drummond

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Black crappie Flier Sunfish Yellow Perch Chain pickerel

Drummond Reservoir Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NO
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Davis Lakes & Campgrounds - 757 539-1191

Chesapeake Campground - 757 485-0149

Stewart RV Campground - 757 421-8250

Lake Drummond VA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Drummond
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
757 986-3907

 

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