Shenango River Lake, Pennsylvania Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: The Shenango River Lake is located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. This body of water covers just over 3,500 acres of surface area and was built in 1965. Many Pennsylvania and Ohio anglers are fond of this lake for its excellent fishing. There are also over 300 campsites around the lake making Shenango a go to spot for camping and fishing.

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, Brown Trout, 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

Shenango River Lake Fishing Videos

Marinas on this lake

  • Marina Name: NorthStar Marina
  • Address:  2802 Lake Rd, Clark, PA 16113
  • Phone Number: (724) 962-5785
  • HP limit: Most of the lake is unlimited/ some are 10HP
  • Amenities: Camping, Boat Rentals, Boat Ramp

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