Lake Mooney is stocked with largemouth bass, channel catfish, red ear sunfish, and bluegill. Black crappie and several other species naturally colonized the lake during filling. There is a park at Lake Mooney with restroom facilities and a boat launch – no gas-powered engines are allowed. There is no charge for admission to the park. No swimming is allowed and a license is required to fish. For information on buying a fishing license, please visit www.dgif.virginia.gov/licenses.
Lake Mooney is open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., mid-March through October 31. It is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., November 1 through mid-March. All boats must be off the water an half hour before closing.