Pedlar Reservoir Fishing Permit Information

Obtain a permit in person from the Billings & Collections Department of the City of Lynchburg (1st Floor, City Hall, 900 Church Street).

  • Up to four non-Lynchburg residents may apply as a group and up to 8 Lynchburg residents may apply. Note: If 8 people coming in together, then please call Billing & Collections prior to coming in, to make sure there are enough openings at Pedlar for the day you will be requesting to fish (phone: 455-3850)
  • Cost: $4 per person for a 1 (one) day permit. Boat rental per day is $5 (no more than 3 people per boat).
  • Hours to fish are: 8:00 a.m. to 1/2 hour before sunset. 
  • There are times when Pedlar is closed to fishing, such as during construction at the reservoir or the caretaker being unavailable for the day.  Please call the Billing & Collections Department ahead of time to confirm Pedlar is open.