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Locust Shade Park

Catfish Stocked in Urban Fishing Lakes

Located in a Prince William County park (with the same name), this eight-acre pond is one of Virginia’s designated “Urban Fishing Sites”.

Harvestable channel catfish are stocked each spring, and there’s a creel limit of four catfish daily.

The stocked trout phase (November 1 through April 30) includes five stockings and a creel limit of four per day.

There are also resident populations of largemouth bass and bluegill.

Maps & Directions

The park can be reached from Triangle (I-95, exit 151), south on Route 1 approximately two miles. It lies between Route 1 and I-95. For more information call 540-899-4169 or 703-221-8579.

Map to Locust Shade Park Lake:

Map

Fishing

Bass

present

Catfish

best bet

Trout

seasonal

Panfish

present

Biologist Reports

  • None available at this time.
  • 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

    More Information

    For additional information, Contact:

    VDGIF
    Fisheries Biologist
    1320 Belman Road
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    Phone: (540) 899-4169