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​​Largemouth & Smallmouth Bass

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Important Note to Anglers — Many waters in Pennsylvania are on private property, the listing of waters by the Fish and Boat Commission does not guarantee public access. Always obtain permission to fish on private property.​



Statewide interactive map of all waters or choose waters individually from the list below

Largemouth Bass 15 inches and longer

Large Reservoirs > 500 acres

Lake Wilhelm
Marsh Creek Lake
Nockamixon Lake
Raystown Lake
Shohola Marsh Reservoir
Yellow Creek Lake

Medium Reservoirs 50 - 500 acres

Canonsburg Lake
Cross Creek Lake
Green Lick Reservoir
Lackawanna Lake
Lake Greeley
Pinchot Lake

lake erie

Hamilton Lake
Presque Isle Bay

Smallmouth Bass 15 inches and longer

Large Reservoirs > 500 acres

Lake Wallenpaupack
Lake Erie

Flowing Waters

Allegheny River

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Clarion River

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Delaware River

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French Creek

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Juniata River

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Susquehanna River (Fabri Dam downstream to Route 462)

The Susquehanna River remains one of Pennsylvania’s best smallmouth bass fisheries despite continued below average spawning success and annual disease outbreaks in young smallmouth bass.

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Youghiogheny River

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