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Philpott Lake, VA

Twisting channels and coves in all directions create 100 miles of shoreline and make Philpott Lake an inviting destination for boating, camping and fishing. This is a 2,900-acre lake in the south-central part of the state, at Bassett, with several popular fish species to pursue.

Largemouth and smallmouth bass are the favored species here, but don't overlook the great fishing for catfish, crappie, walleye and bluegill. There is a marina, but no rental boats. Campgrounds and RV parks are located throughout the area.

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What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, white catfish, black crappie, walleye and bluegill at Philpott Lake in Virginia.

Primary fish species residing in Philpott Lake

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Most Popular Bass Lures
Most Popular Bass Lures

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish White Catfish Black crappie Walleye Bluegill

Philpott Lake Amenities

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

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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Goose Point Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off Goose Point Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Jamison Mill Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Jamison Mill Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

Philpott Lake Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Twin Ridge Marina Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Philpott Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Boat Dock Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Ryans Branch Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, north side, off Fairy Stone Park Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Salthouse Branch Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Salt House Branch Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Marinas

Philpott Marina
3300 Kings Mountain Road
Martinsville, Virginia 24112
276 634-4600

Click here for a Virginia Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Goose Point Campground - 276 629-1847

Salthouse Branch Park Campground - 540 365-7005

Philpott Marina & Group Campground - 276 634-4640

Philpott Lake VA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Philpott Lake
Philpott Marina & Group Campground
300 Group Camp Road
Bassett, VA 24055
276 634-4640

 

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