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Liberty Lake

Liberty Lake is a 1.5-acre lake located within the Town of Bedford in the Liberty Lake Park complex. There is a handicap-access fishing pier and parking. The fish populations consists of largemouth bass and sunfish, dominated by bluegill, but redbreast sunfish are also available in much lower numbers. Fish populations are governed by statewide regulations. Additionally, trout are stocked from October 1 through June 15 as part of the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources stocked trout fishing program.

Maps & Directions

Liberty Lake is located on Virginia Route 122, Burks Hill Road within the Liberty Lake Park complex, or at 37.31555° N, -79.53342° W.

Fishing

Bass

present

Catfish

present

Trout

seasonal

Panfish

present

From October 1 through June 15, Liberty Lake is a designated as stocked trout water. This put-and-take stocked trout water provides opportunities for anglers to catch stocked rainbow, brown and brook trout. Liberty Lake is classified as “Category A Stocked Trout Waters” and it is stocked with trout eight times from October 1 through June 15. To fish this lake during the stocked period requires a stocked trout license during the stocking season mentioned above in addition to a state freshwater fishing license. Designated stocked trout signs are posted around the lake.

Biologist Reports

  • None available at this time.
  • Regulations

    A trout license is required in addition to fishing license from October 1 through June 15. From June 16 through September 30 no trout license is needed.

    Largemouth Bass

    • 5 per day
    • No length limit

    Sunfish

    • 50 per day
    • No length limit

    Trout

    • 6 per day
    • 7-inch minimum length

    Other Species

    • Statewide regulations

    Facilities, Amenities, and Nearby Attractions

    Nearby Attractions

    Facilities

    • Fee
    • Parking
    • Handicap-Accessible
    • Food Concession
    • Picnic Tables
    • Grills
    • Restrooms

    Amenities

    • Hiking Trails
    • Bike Trails
    • Viewing Blinds
    • Observation Platforms
    • Fishing Pier/Platform
    • Boat Ramps
    • Motorboat Access
    • Horsepower Limit
    • Electric Motor Only
    • Paddle Access
    • Camping
    • Primitive Camping Only