Guide To Fishing At Lake Gaston
AKA: Gaston Reservoir
Home to big blue catfish, Lake Gaston is a 20,000-acre lake on the southern border of the state, at Gasburg, VA. In addition to catfish, the lake has nice schools of bass, crappie, walleye, stripers, white bass and chain pickerel.
And there's 350 miles of shoreline for fishing enthusiasts to explore. Some VA fishing guides offer catfish, bass and striper guide trips on Lake Gaston. Catch a bunch of fish for a fish fry, or go in search of monster catfish, either way this is a great destination for anglers. Boat docks, creek channels and areas with aquatic vegetation are the primary targets for locating fish.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass, striped bass and chain pickerel at Lake Gaston in Virginia.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Gaston
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Lake Gaston Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Pea Hill Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off State Route 705, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Poplar Creek Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, north side, off Hendricks Mill Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
River Ridge Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, north side, off Deer Drive, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and gravel parking.
Steel Bridge Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off US Highway 1, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Lake Gaston Americamps Campground - 434 636-2668
Lake Gaston Lodges Campground - 434 577-3007
Lake Gaston Resort Campground - 866 553-6882
Lake Gaston VA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Holly Grove Marina
8826 Hwy 903
Bracey, VA 23919
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Lake Gaston in Virginia.
General Fishing Info
Information about fishing lakes in Virginia
Fishing in southern VA, at Lake Gaston, for catfish, bass, crappie, walleye, stripers, white bass and chain pickerel.