With 500 miles of shore line and 22,000 acres of crisp blue water flowing into countless tributaries and coves, Smith Mountain Lake is the perfect destination for the casual or professional angler. In this fishing paradise, locals wouldn’t even blink an eye at a 20+ pound Striper.

While SML is known for its excellent Striper fishing, our waters maintain truly incredible populations of Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, and Bluegill. Other game fish of note include Channel Cat (found in the lake’s deeper points), Walleye, Muskie, White Bass, Rock Bass, and Red Breasted Sunfish.

Interested in adding a day of guided angling to your SML vacation? See below for a list of licensed, professional captains who specialize in chartered fishing excursions right here at Smith Mountain Lake.

 

Terry’s Guide Service

540-309-3087
www.smithmountainlakeguide.com

Outcast Adventures Striper Guide Service

540-354-7869
OutcastAdventures.com

Rockfish Adventures

866-943-1125
www.rockfishadventures.com

Virginia Outdoorsman

540-721-4867
www.virginiaoutdoorsman.com

Spike’s Prime Time Fishin’

540-297-5611
www.spikesprimetimefishin.com

Point Runners

540-836-0145
www.pointrunners.com

The Shad Taxi

540-797-2528
www.theshadtaxi.com