The lower portion of the Kanawha River can provide
good fishing for saugers, according to fisheries biologist Zack Brown. Like the
Mon and Ohio rivers, it is subject to the whims of nature.
Brown said anglers should concentrate on the lower portions of the Kanawha
River, with the three lock and dam systems focusing angler attention. The best
fishing often occurs in the last pool of the Kanawha, where fish can migrate in
from the Ohio River as well.
Boat access spots on the Mason County portion of the Kanawha can be found at
Leon and Point Pleasant.