Fishing At Summersville Lake
AKA: Summersville Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill and yellow perch at Summersville Lake in West Virginia.
Scenic landscape and great fishing make Summersville Lake a popular place for vacations, weekend get-away's and fishing trips. This 2,700-acre lake on the Gauley River, is the largest lake in WV. It is conveniently located in the central part of the state, at Mt Nebo. Anglers can explore over 60 miles of shoreline, mostly by boat. There are several public boat launch ramps to accommodate pleasure, pontoon, sailing and fishing boats. In some of the campgrounds there are areas for fishing from shore, or portage of kayaks, canoes or car-top boats. Anglers here pursue bass, trout, walleye, crappie, perch, catfish and sunfish, with bass, crappie and walleye getting most of the attention. Campgrounds, shopping, restaurants and fishing tackle are all convenient to visitors. The marina offers boat rentals and complete marina services.
Primary fish species residing in Summersville Lake
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Summersville Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Battle Run Campground - 304 872-3459
Gauley Tailwaters Campground - 304 465-0508
Mountain Lake Campground and Cabins - 304 872-6222
Summersville Lake RV Sites - 304 872-5975
Summersville Lake WV Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Summersville Lake Marina
1706 Airport Road
Summersville, West Virginia 26651
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Summersville Lake in West Virginia.
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Fishing in central WV, for bass, trout, walleye, crappie, perch, catfish and sunfish.