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Lake Wilhelm, Pennsylvania Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: Lake Wilhelm lies within Mercer County, Pennsylvania. There is part of the lake that is located in Maurice K. Goddard State Park and motors up to 20 HP can be used in those areas. There are many amenities located around the lake and park.

Popular fish species on Lake Wilhelm

There are numerous different species of fish to find on this body of water. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Black Crappie,Channel Catfish, Muskie, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Bluegill, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye and Largemouth Bass on these waters.

Top Species and Creel Limits

  • Crappie: No Minimum- 50 combined species total
  • Yellow Perch: No Minimum- 50 combined species total
  • Sunfish: No Minimum- 50 combined species total
  • Channel Catfish: No Minimum- 50 combined species total
  • Muskie: Open year-round with a 40 inch minimum and can keep 1
  • Walleye: Jan 1- March 14 / May 2 – Dec 31 15 inch minimum – limit 6
  • White Bass: See PA Summary Book
  • Largemouth Bass: See PA Summary Book
  • Smallmouth Bass: See PA Summary Book

Marinas on this lake

  • Marina Name: Lake Wilhelm Marina
  • Address: 540 Lake Wilhelm Rd, Sandy Lake, PA
  • Phone Number: (724) 427-7062
  • HP limit: Certain limits apply in areas