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Youghiogheny River Lake, Pennsylvania Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: Youghiogheny River Lake is located in Somerset and Fayette Counties, Pennsylvania. It was created in 1944 and is owned by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. This lake is used for flood control but is also a tourist attraction and is more commonly referred to as just Youghiogheny Lake.

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, Muskie, Pickerel, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Bluegill, Hybrid Striped Bass, Striped Bass, 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 https://pfbc.pa.gov/fishpub/summaryad/inland.html

Youghiogheny River Lake Fishing Videos

Marinas on this lake

  • Marina Name: Yough Lake
  • Address: 140 Marina Dr, Addison, PA 15411
  • Phone Number: (814) 395-3423
  • HP limit: Certain limits apply in areas