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Lake Chesdin In Virginia

Lake Chesdin, Virginia

Boating, camping and fishing.

Well known for boating, water skiing, kayaking, canoeing and fishing, Lake Chesdin offers fun for the whole family. The lake covers 3,100 acres in the east-central part of Virginia, at Petersburg. There are several boat launch ramps, including one with no fee near the dam. Anglers in a boat can explore over 340 miles of shoreline - some of which is accessible for fishing from bank. There is a fishing pier as well. Fishing enthusiasts are drawn here for bass and crappie, but the lake also has catfish, saugeye, walleye, stripers, and numerous sunfish species. Local VA fishing guides may offer trips with all gear provided.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: NEARBY


Lake Chesdin Campground - 804 265-9000

Lake Chesdin Map


Fish species found in Chesdin Lake include for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, redear sunfish, white perch, striped bass and saugeye.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Redear Sunfish White Perch Striped bass Saugeye

Click here for a VA Fishing License.

Local Contact Information

Lake Chesdin Campground
713 Sutherland Rd
Church Rd, VA 23833
804 265-9000

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