Sarge's paylake and campground


After retiring from the Army as a Non-Commissioned Officer, Alan, also known as "Sarge" moved back to his childhood home. He found a way to honor his father and grandfather who were avid fishermen, while introducing the sport of fishing to younger generations.


About the sarge



Enjoy our stocked pay lake which offers "catch & release" or "catch & keep" fishing. We stock brook, brown, rainbow, and golden trout weekly. 

No fishing license is required. Fishing equipment and bait is provided if needed at no additional cost. Personal fishing instruction included for beginners. 

A fish cleaning station is located on site. 


Fishing is available by reservation only - please call!



We offer primitive camping. Unlimited firewood and free WiFi is included with your campsite.

At Sarge's we welcome Boy Scouts, youth groups, and other civic or non-profit organizations. 

Call Sarge for camping site availability, reservations, and more.


What's nearby

Some area activities include: hiking, biking, hunting, area festivals, Barter Theatre, The Crooked Road, Appalachian Trail, Virginia Creeper Trail, Grayson Highlands State Park, Jefferson National Forest, Back Bone Rock, and Whitetop Mountain Recreational Area.