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Nottoway Falls Lake

Nottoway Falls Lake is a 60-acre impoundment located in Lunenburg County, Virginia. The lake is owned by the Town of Victoria and serves as a drinking water supply reservoir. Fisheries management has been provided by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR). Nottoway Falls Lake is located north of the town of Victoria on the Lunenburg/Nottoway County line and offers anglers fishing opportunities in a picturesque, rural setting. The falls below the dam offer a unique and beautiful section of the Nottoway River with a large gradient drop and exposed bedrock features. The reservoir is a mainstream impoundment of the Nottoway River and is long, narrow, and shallow. Habitat in the lake consists of natural woody debris and aquatic vegetation.

Maps & Directions

Take Route 49 north out of the Town of Victoria and turn left at the county line into Nottoway Falls Lake.

Access Point: Map


Anglers fishing Nottoway Falls Lake are likely to catch Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, Bluegill, Redear Sunfish (AKA shellcracker), Chain Pickerel and Black Crappie.

Biologist Reports


Largemouth Bass

  • 12 inches minimum
  • 5 per day


  • 50 per day
  • No Length Limit


  • 25 per day
  • No Length Limit

Channel Catfish

  • 8¬†per day
  • 15¬†inches minimum

All Other Species

  • Statewide Limits Apply


  • Electric motors only
  • Hours of use are from sunrise to sunset
  • Prohibited activities: swimming, trotlines, fishing tournaments involving prizes, littering, waterfowl hunting, camping without a permit, and seining

More Information

For more information on Nottoway Falls Lake, please contact:

Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources
107 Foxwood Drive
Farmville, VA 23901