Fishing At Lake Drummond
AKA: Drummond Reservoir
What to fish for...
Fishing for black crappie, flier sunfish, yellow perch and chain pickerel at Lake Drummond in Virginia.
Low pH levels restricts the potential fish species that can survive in Lake Drummond. This 3,100-acre lake in the southeast part of the state is located ten miles southeast of Suffolk. This shell shaped reservoir has eight miles of shoreline and a few ways to access the lake. Lake Drummond Fishing Pier and Boat Ramp is located on the west side. The other popular option is via Dismal Swamp Canal which runs into the lake from the east side. Crappie, perch and pickerel are the primary species, plus there is a good population of sunfish. This fishery is remote with no services, but often provides good fishing action.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Drummond
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Drummond Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NO
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Lake Drummond Fishing Pier & Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Interior Ditch Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Click here for a Virginia Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Davis Lakes & Campgrounds - 757 539-1191
Chesapeake Campground - 757 485-0149
Stewart RV Campground - 757 421-8250
Lake Drummond VA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
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Lake Drummond in VA
General Fishing Info
Fishing for crappie, perch and chain pickerel in southeast VA.