Bluestone Lake, West Virginia Fishing
Bluestone Lake Fishing Information
Location and Information: Bluestone is one of the largest lakes in all of West Virginia, covers an impressive 2,040 acres. In terms of total size, this puts it behind Stonewall Jackson Lake (2,650 acres) and Summersville (2,700) in the Mountain State for size.
Construction on Bluestone Lake took several years, beginning in January 1949 and concluding in January of 1952. The lake has a dam that was constructed as part of the flood control system of the Kanawha River Basin. The system is intended to reduce damages from flooding. The lake can be accessed easily from both I-77 and I-64 with the dam located in Hinton, WV.
As the third largest public lake in West Virginia, Bluestone offers boating with unlimited horsepower. The lake has speed and no-wake zones.
Bluestone Lake Fishing Map
Popular Fishing Species List:
According to the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, Bluestone Lake contains numerous species of popular fish. Despite being a small fishery, the lake does offer decent fishing throughout the year. So, what type of fish are in Bluestone? For multi-species anglers, this is one of your best-bets for catching a variety of different species. The lake is stocked with smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, rock bass, spotted bass, white bass, striped bass, hybrid striped bass, carp, channel catfish, flathead catfish, white crappie, black crappie, bluegill and muskie.
Spotted bass, largemouth bass, carp and channel catfish are considered the top species on these waters.
Marinas on Bluestone Lake
Marina Name: Bluestone Lake Marina
Address: 661 Marina Lane, Hinton, WV 25951
Phone: (304) 466-1010
Bluestone Lake Fishing Videos
Below, you will find some videos showing the success anglers have had on one of West Virginia’s best fishing lakes. This is only a sampling of the multitude of videos posted showing success on this lake.