A Guide to 18 Premier Fishing Destinations
within a Four County Region of Southwest Virginia:
Grayson • Smyth • Washington • Wythe
North Fork Holston River
***This river is still under a health advisory from mercury contamination. Fishing is allowed, but the fish must not be consumed.
Good numbers of smallmouth in several sections of the river. Trophy smallmouth bass were collected in most of the sections sampled.
Location:Smyth and Washington County, Virginia
Available Fish: Smallmouth Bass,Sunfish, rockbass, carp, and channel catfish fishing
Access: Head north on VA-91 N/Maple St toward Glove Dr/State Route F033, Slight right onto S Monte Vista Dr, Continue onto VA-91 N/Crescent Dr Continue to follow VA-91 N, Turn left onto Allison Gap Rd, Turn left onto Perryville Rd, Continue onto Co Rd 611/N Fork River Rd. The North Fork Holston River runs along Co Road 611.
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Photo Credits: Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Barry Loupe, Mike Jones, Melodi Love