Directions from Staunton, VA
Rt 250 W toward Churchville and West Augusta.
Travel about 15 miles from the Rt 262 bypass.
Turn hard right onto Rt 715 (Braley Pond Rd) toward Braley Pond/Elkhorn Lake.
Travel about 6 miles to the intersection of Rt 715 and FS 95.
Turn left toward W.VA onto FS 95.
Travel about 1 mile to the first bridge.
Travel about a ½ a mile and you will come to a parking area on the left.
I parked here and walked back to the bridge.
Time: 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Weather: 48 degrees and partly sunny
Water: clear, cold and full (35 CFS at the Stokesville gauge)
Below are some shots taken as I worked my way upstream back to the parking spot.
VDGIF stocks this water from here, up to the fourth bridge. You will need a valid trout license (annual or lifetime) in addition to the other fishing license if you are fishing in designated stocked trout waters from October 1 to June 15.
License information: https://gooutdoorsvirginia.com
For details on this and other watersheds check out VDGIF’s Where to Go Trout Fishing (Interactive Map).