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Fishing At Youghiogheny River Lake

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, yellow perch, hybrid striped bass, chain pickerel, muskie and northern pike at Youghiogheny River Lake in Pennsylvania.

At 16 miles long and covering 2,800 acres, Youghiogheny River Lake is a large fishery, easily accessible to southwest PA anglers. The lake has a variety of fish species to pursue. Bass, walleye, crappie, hybrid stripers, catfish, muskie, chain pickerel, northern pike and sunfish all reside in this reservoir. Lake levels here may fluctuate drastically as the primary purpose of the lake is flood control. At high water levels, boat launches and a marina serve the lake.

Primary fish species residing in Youghiogheny River Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill Pumpkinseed Rock Bass Yellow Perch Striped bass Hybrid Striped Bass Chain pickerel Muskie Northern pike

Youghiogheny River Lake Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Yough Lake Campground - 800 472-3846

Outflow Camping Area - 814 395-3242

Youghiogheny River Lake PA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Yough Lake
Corps: Youghiogheny River Lake
497 Flanigan Road
Confluence, PA 15424
814 395-3242

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