Raystown Lake, Pennsylvania Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: Raystown Lake is located in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. It is the largest lake that is entirely inside the borders of Pennsylvania which covers just over 8,100 acres of surface area. Its construction was completed in 1973 by the Army Corps of Engineers and it has a maximum depth of 200 feet and an average around 75 feet. This lake has no horsepower or boat size restriction so it is home to both recreational boaters and fishermen alike.

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, Tiger Muskie, Yellow Perch, Bluegill, Rainbow Trout, Lake Trout, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Striped Bass 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

Raystown Lake Fishing Videos

Marinas on this lake

  • Marina Name: Onoville Marina
  • Address: 704 W Perimeter Rd, Steamburg, NY 14783
  • Phone Number: (716) 354-2615
  • HP limit: No Limit
  • Amenities: Camping, Boat Rentals, Boat Ramp