If so I have spent the last several years on Little Creek Res. and Swift Creek Res. (Brandermill) and have been real lucky. Found a couple of reliable patterns late summer on SCR that got several 5 pounders and 1- 7 1/2 on a buzzer. Photo enclosed
Yes, for lakes, I would say Kerr. Great populations of big blues and flatheads, lmb, crappie, and striper.
If you want to toss rivers into the equation, the king of all Virginia is the mighty James River! Flats and smallmouth above the fall line, blues and stripers below. Crappie in the creeks. You can't beat it.