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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, yellow perch, hybrid striped bass and muskie at Pinchot Lake in Pennsylvania.

Situated half way between York and Harrisburg, Pinchot Lake is a 340-acre fishing lake with a mixed bag of fish species. Anglers who frequent the lake tend to favor targeting bass and stripers. However, crappie, muskie, perch, sunfish, walleye and catfish also roam these waters. The lake is open to sail boats and pleasure boats, as well as all types of fishing boats - including bass boats, canoes, kayaks, pontoons and others.

Primary fish species residing in Pinchot Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Bluegill Yellow Perch Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass Muskie

Pinchot Lake Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Gifford Pinchot State Park Campground - 717 292-4112

Quaker Race Campground - 717 432-1181

Pinchot Lake PA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Pinchot Lake
Gifford Pinchot State Park
800 E Camping Area Rd
Wellsville, PA 17365
717 292-4112

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