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Claytor Lake

VA (Pulaski)

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Species

Fall Styles

These are the styles that are relevant to your species in this season:

  • A-Rigging
  • Buzz Baiting
  • Carolina Rigging
  • Cast/Retrieve Deep
  • Cast/Retrieve Mid Depth
  • Cast/Retrieve Shallow
  • Chatterbaiting
  • Crankbaiting
  • Dropshot
  • Finesse Fishing
  • Froggin
  • Jerk Baiting
  • Livebait Rigging
  • Ned Rigging
  • Neko Rigging
  • Power Fishing
  • Power Jigging
  • Shaky Head Fishing
  • Spinnerbaits
  • Spybaiting
  • Texas Rigging
  • Top Water
  • Trolling Deep
  • Trolling Mid Depth
  • Trolling Shallow
  • Vertical Jigging Deep
  • Vertical Jigging Mid Depth
  • Vertical Jigging Shallow
  • Wacky Rigging

Lake Details

Summary

What you need to know about fishing Claytor Lake

Claytor Lake is a scenic destination that offers fishing opportunities for Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Catfish, Walleye, Crappie, and Bluegill. Due to its location, this tends to be a great destination for a vacation and offers lots of recreational activities. Fishing, camping, boating, and hiking can all be done around Claytor Lake. Fishing tends to be good as this lake does not get the consistent pressure. There are large public boat ramps that are well maintained and located next to marinas that have gas docks. Due to the number of creeks, Claytor can be a great fishery in the spring and fall as fish move up shallow to feed.

Waterbody Type

Lake/Pond

Coordinates

-80.6805W
37.0245N

Surface Area

16.48 sq. km

Avg. Depth

0 ft.

Species Present

Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Crappie, Panfish / Bluegill, Catfish

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    Relevant Gear For You

    Omnia Recommendations

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    A-RiggingBuzz BaitingCarolina RiggingCast/Retrieve DeepCast/Retrieve Mid DepthCast/Retrieve ShallowChatterbaitingCrankbaitingDropshotFinesse FishingFrogginJerk BaitingLivebait RiggingNed RiggingNeko RiggingPower FishingPower JiggingShaky Head FishingSpinnerbaitsSpybaitingTexas RiggingTop WaterTrolling DeepTrolling Mid DepthTrolling ShallowVertical Jigging DeepVertical Jigging Mid DepthVertical Jigging ShallowWacky Rigging

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