Guide To Fishing At Flannagan Reservoir
AKA: John W Flannagan Reservoir
Rock bluffs and hardwood forests line about forty miles of shoreline around Flannagan Reservoir, which is a 1,143-acre lake in western VA, at Clinchco. This flood control reservoir is home to bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, perch, sunfish, wipers and musky.
Hybrid stripers and crappie seem to provide the best action here. Two free boat launch ramps and three ramps charging a fee are open to the public. The marina has rental boats and typical marina services. Visitors will find 3 campgrounds at the lake and 2 universally-accessible fishing piers.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, rock bass, yellow perch, hybrid striped bass and muskie at Flannagan Reservoir in Virginia.
Primary fish species residing in Flannagan Reservoir
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Flannagan Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Flannagan Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off Marina Cove Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Spillway Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, south side, off Spillway Lane, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
598 Marina Cove
Clintwood, VA 24228
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Pound River Campground - 276 835-9544
Flannagan Reservoir VA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
598 Marina Cove
Clintwood, Virginia 24228
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General Fishing Info
Fishing for hybrid striped bass and crappie in western VA.