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Pymatuning Lake, Pennsylvania Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: Pymatuning Lake is one of the largest and most popular fishing destinations in the state of Pennsylvania. It is located in Crawford County. Part of the lake also extends into Ohio. It lies within Pymatuning State Park. The lake was formed in 1933. It spans a massive 14,334 acres, making it the largest man made lake in Pennsylvania. There is a maximum depth around 34 feet and an average depth of 15 feet. This lake also has a 20 horsepower restriction.

Popular Fishing Species List

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 White Crappie, Black Crappie,Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Muskie, Yellow Perch, Bluegill, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, Hybrid Striped Bass, Striped 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 https://pfbc.pa.gov/fishpub/summaryad/inland.html

Pymatuning Lake Fishing Videos

Marinas on this lake

  • Marina Name: Jamestown Marina
  • Address: 15573 Marina Drive, Jamestown PA, 16134
  • Phone Number: (724) 932-3267
  • HP limit: 20HP
  • Amenities:Camping, Boat Rentals, Boat Ramp