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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:


More Information

For additional information, Contact:

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