Pedlar Lake is a reservoir in Amherst County owned and maintained by the City of Lynchburg. Anyone may purchase a permit to fish in the reservoir. A total of eight permits are allowed to be sold per day. The permit must be purchased in City Hall, 900 Church Street, at the Billings and Collections teller window. Anyone age six and older is required to have a permit to fish at Pedlar Reservoir. Boat and/or motor rental is also available. Individuals are not allowed to use their own boats.
Permits must be purchased at least a day prior to the day you wish to fish and no more than 30 days in advance. You can purchase a maximum of one Saturday or Sunday permit and two other weekday permits per calendar month. For more information call 434-455-3850.