Guide To Fishing At Youghiogheny River Lake
AKA: Yough Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, yellow perch, hybrid striped bass, chain pickerel, muskie and northern pike at Youghiogheny River Lake in Pennsylvania.
At 16 miles long and covering 2,800 acres, Youghiogheny River Lake is a large fishery, easily accessible to southwest PA anglers. The lake has a variety of fish species to pursue. Bass, walleye, crappie, hybrid stripers, catfish, muskie, chain pickerel, northern pike and sunfish all reside in this reservoir. Lake levels here may fluctuate drastically as the primary purpose of the lake is flood control. At high water levels, boat launches and a marina serve the lake.
Primary fish species residing in Youghiogheny River Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Youghiogheny River Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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Yough Lake Marina
140 Marina Dr
Addison, PA 15411
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Jockey Hollow Boat Ramp
This is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking for more than forty vehicles and trailers. It is in the farthest west cove on the lake, just north of I-40, off of Dark Hollow Road.
Somerfield North Boat Ramp
Located on the east side of the lake, just north of the I-40 bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking for more than forty vehicles and trailers.
Somerfield South Boat Ramp
Located on the east side of the lake, just south of the I-40 bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking for more than twenty vehicles and trailers.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Yough Lake Campground - 800 472-3846
Outflow Camping Area - 814 395-3242
Youghiogheny River Lake PA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Corps: Youghiogheny River Lake
497 Flanigan Road
Confluence, PA 15424
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Youghiogheny River Lake in Pennsylvania.
General Fishing Info
Bass, sunfish, pike and striper fishing in southwest PA.