Navigation Home Bass Catfish Crappie

Fishing At Prettyboy Reservoir

AKA: Prettyboy Lake

Pick A LakePick A State

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, white crappie, bluegill and yellow perch at Prettyboy Reservoir in Maryland.

Located in the north-central part of the state, Prettyboy Reservoir is a 1,500-acre lake with 46 miles of shoreline (at high water). A boat launch ramp is located off Spooks Hill Road on the north-east side of the lake. Fishing enthusiasts cruise these waters in search of bass, catfish, crappie, walleye, sunfish and perch. Anglers fishing from the bank can fish nearby the boat ramp area, as well as other access points around the lake. Portage of canoes, kayaks and car-top boats is possible from numerous spots around the lake. Amenities at the lake are slim, so come prepared.

Primary fish species residing in Prettyboy Reservoir

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish White crappie Bluegill Yellow Perch

Prettyboy Reservoir Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NO
RV Hookups: NO
Lodging: NO
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: NEARBY

Click here for a Maryland Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

No campgrounds or RV parks.

Prettyboy Reservoir MD Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information
Prettyboy Reservoir Park
Hampstead, MD 21074
877 620-8367

Fishing lakes in each state.