Guide To Fishing At Shawnee Lake
AKA: Shawnee State Park Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, yellow perch, muskie, northern pike and tiger muskie at Shawnee Lake in Pennsylvania.
The feature element of Shawnee State Park is Shawnee Lake. It is a 450-acre lake in the southern part of the Keystone State. Boats on the lake are limited to elcetric motors only, and can be launched from three boat ramps around the lake. Camping, lodging and picknicking areas are available to the public.
This is an ideal lake for canoes, kayaks, paddle boats and rowboats, all available for rent at the lake. There is an ADA-accessible fishing pier, and over 6 miles of shoreline to explore. Bass, crappie, walleye, pike and musky are popular fish species here. During winter, perch, pike and walleye are the primary targets.
Primary fish species residing in Shawnee Lake
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Shawnee Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES, three
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Colvin Access Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, this is a two-lane, concrete boat ramp with gravel parking for up to twenty vehicles with boat trailers.
Kegg Run Launch Area
Located on the southern end of the lake, this is a one-lane, concrete boat ramp with gravel parking for up to a dozen vehicles with boat trailers.
#2 Picnic Area Boat Access
Located just east of the State Park Road bridge, on the north side of the lake, this is a one-lane, concrete boat ramp with plenty of parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Shawnee State Park Campground - 814 733-4218
Shawnee Sleepy Hollow Campground - 814 733-4380
Choice Camping Court - 814 623-5586
Shawnee Lake PA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Shawnee State Park
132 State Park Rd
Schellsburg, PA 15559
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Shawnee Lake in PA
General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass, crappie, walleye, pike and musky in southern PA