Fishing in Clarksville, Virginia
Humans and fish alike prefer to hide from the heatwave. During the day, largemouth and striped bass tend to take shelter to avoid the hot weather and dodge predators, and they move to shallower waters to feed at night. In historic Clarksville, fishermen can cast their line from the Highway 58 Business Bridge poised over the John H. Kerr Reservoir (also known as Buggs Island Lake), the largest lake in Virginia. At night, the bridge is lit up with 76 fluorescent lights, half of which are underwater. The green glow beckon feeder fish, which then lure the game fish. Fishing and pontoon boats are available for rent from outlets like Clarksville Marina.