Copyright 2019 James Marsh
Fishing Kerr Reservoir (Buggs Island Lake), Virginia
03/23/19 Fishing Report for Kerr Reservoir: (See Fishing Report Archive at
bottom of page)
Bass fishing has gotten much better. Jerk baits and swimming minnows are working
good near boat docks and heavy cover near the banks. Swimming spinner baits are
also catching their share. Get ready for crappie season. They are 6-12 feet deep right
now.


Description of the Lake:
Kerr Lake is also know as Buggs Island Lake. It is a 50,000 acre reservior located on
the southern border of Virginia. The lake has over 850 miles of shoreline. Most
anglers fish from boats but it also has plenty of bank access. Canoes, kayaks, john
boats, bass boats, and pontoon boats are used. There are plenty of boat ramps,
public access areas and marinas.The lake is know for its fine crappie and bass fishing.

Species:
Largemouth Bass
smallmouth Bass
Walleye
White Bass
White Perch
Bluegill
Striped bass
White Crappie
Black Crappie

Seasons:
T
he fishing season is year-round.
Spring:
Spring is the best time for crappie, largemouth and smallmouth bass.
Summer:
This is a good time for bluegill, white pearch as well as all species of bass.
Fall:
Fall it a great time for smallmouth, and largemouth bass as well as crappie. Other
species can also be caught.
Winter:
Winter months are the best times for walleye, and a good time for largemouth, and
spotted bass.

Lake Level: Kerr Reservoir

Weather: Boydton, Virginia

Recommended Lures and Bait For :
Bass

Bluegill

Crappie































Fly Fishing - Recommended Flies For :
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass - Minnows, Crayfish

Bluegill - Minnows, Nymphs, Terrestrials
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Recommended Fly FishingTackle & Gear
Fly Line:
Floating 3  to 8 weight, depending on species
Leaders:
Leaders for Bass
Leaders for panfish
Best Fly Rods: 3 weight to 8 weight depending on
species:
Journeyman, Maser, Pro, Pemiere
Fly Reels: For 3 to 8 weight fly line-
Journeyman, SR Reel, Redington
Misc Items:
Polarized Sunglasses
Tools & Accessories:
Nippers, forceps, retractors, etc.
Fishing Report Archives:
02/23/19 The most pursued species during this time of the year are bass -
largemouth and smallmouth bass. They can be caught during the cold winter
months from the deeper water of creeks channels, as well as both submerged
and above water river ledges. We recommend using deep diving crankbaits and
jigs with trailers at this time of the year. .
Recommended Tackle & Gear
Line:
Braided & Mono, 4# test to #25 test, depending
on the species of fish
Spinning Rods:
Ultra light to heavy depending on species of fish
Casting Rods
Light to heavy Rod, depending on species of fish
Spinning Reels:
Ultra light to heavy depending on species of fish
Spinning rods:
Light to heavy depending on species of fish
Misc. Items:
Tackle Boxes
Landing Nets
Options For Selecting Flies:
1. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this area and we will send you a list of our fly
suggestions. Please allow up to 24 hours for a response.
2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help you decide which flies you need.
3. Email us (sales@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.
All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $100 are shipped via Priority Mail.  
Options For Selecting Lures and Bait:
1. Email us (lures@perfectflystore.com)
with the dates you will be fishing this area and we will send you a list of our fly
suggestions. Please allow up to 24 hours for a response.
2. Call us 800-594-4726 and we will help you decide which flies you need.
3. Email us (lures@perfectflystore.com)
with a budget for flies and we will select them to match the budget and get them to
you in time for your fly fishing trip.
All orders are shipped free in the
U. S. Orders over $100 are shipped via Priority Mail.