A Guide to 18 Premier Fishing Destinations

within a Four County Region of Southwest Virginia:


 Grayson • Smyth • Washington • Wythe

Trout Schedules

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Photo Credits: Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Barry Loupe, Mike Jones, Melodi Love

Fee Fishing Areas


Clinch Mountain Fee Fishing Area


This public area consists of approximately 7 miles of Big Tumbling Creek and is within the Clinch Mountain WMA. This fee fishing area offers put-and-take trout fishing with the added advantage that trout are stocked several times weekly throughout the season.


Stocked Trout Waters on Cripple Creek


Private trophy trout fishing in 2.1 miles of sparkling clear Cripple Creek mountain water, stocked with trophy size rainbow, brook, brown and golden trout.