Summerville Lake is located three miles south of Summersville on U.S. Route 19, the terrain ranges
from rolling hills to vertical rock cliffs. Primarily forested, this area offers
hunting for deer, turkey, squirrel and grouse. The fish population in 2,790-acre
Summersville Lake includes smallmouth and largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, walleye and channel
catfish. Rainbow trout are occasionally taken. Fishing accommodations
provided for the physically disabled. The tailwater is stocked with trout.
Facilities available include picnic areas, restrooms, showers, trailer disposal
stations and hiking areas. A public archery range is also available.
available on Corps of Engineers property and at private campgrounds. Owned by U.
S. Army Corps of Engineers. Managed by WVDNR. For additional information
contact: Resource Manager, Summersville Lake, Rural Route 2, Box
470, Summersville WV 26651-9802. (304) 872-3412. Lake and recreation
information, (304) 872-5809.
- smallmouth and largemouth bass
- channel catfish