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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, yellow perch, muskie and northern pike at Lake Wilhelm in Pennsylvania.

Conveniently located off I-79, Lake Wilhelm is a 1,740 acre reservoir in the northwest corner of Pennsylvania. Fish here for bass, walleye, crappie, muskellunge, bluegill, catfish, northern pike, perch and sunfish. The lake is open to all boats with plenty of boat ramps, parking and marina slips. Kayaks, canoes and all types of fishing boats give anglers access to quality fishing waters. Some excellent bank fishing is also available with access at multiple locations around the lake. When ice conditions in winter are safe, the ice fishing can be quite active with some of the biggest fish of the year being taken.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Wilhelm

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Bluegill Yellow Perch Muskie Northern pike

Lake Wilhelm Amenities

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

Click here for a Pennsylvania Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Camp Wilhelm Campground - 724 253-2886

Goddard Park VacationLand Campground - 724 253-4645

Lake Wilhelm PA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Wilhelm
Maurice K. Goddard State Park
684 Lake Wilhelm Rd
Sandy Lake, PA 16145
724 253-4833

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