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Hydaway Lake

Hydaway Lake offers many recreational opportunities to students, faculty, staff, and the general public. The lake is about 8 acres and provides our fish populations with an abundant and healthy habitat.

Fish Species

Rules and Regulations

  • Valid VA Freshwater License required (purchase at VDGIF site)
  • Catch and release ONLY (exceptions for rainbow trout during Fishing Derby and seasonal regulations)
  • No lure or bait restrictions (with exception of non-native live bait)

Trout Regulations

  • Trout season runs April 1-October 31
  • 2 trout limit per angler/day
  • No minimum or maximum size