Pymatuning Lake

Crawford - Pennsylvania

  • 88 catches

  • 1K+ followers

  • 85 spots

Extremely popular lake known primarily for Walleye and Crappie. Many overlook the fine largemouth and smallmouth fishing. Heavy management and stocking on this OH/PA border water. 13,699 acres


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Pymatuning Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Only got out for a quick evening trip in the wind. Managed one little guy before we lost the light.

    Smallmouth Bass with a Strike King 5XD

  2. channel cat

    7 lb. 4 oz. 27 in. Channel Catfish with a hotdog

  3. Details: 19 in. Channel Catfish? with a floating jig

    released for someone else to catch.

  4. Details: 17 in. Walleye with a crawlers


    1. Jim Mortell
      Hi Wes . I have talked to some fisherman at Pymatuning Lake that told me they were catching some Walleye suspended. Was your catch like this or on the bootom? ...more We fish Jamestown area
  5. 2 lb. catfish with a lindy rig

    1. Dudley R
      Not as much as it used to be. fished off the shore and caught only this, a few smallmouth and some perch.
    2. Does anybody catch walleye there anymore
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  7. Under the causeway

    Black Crappie with a crappie magic jigs

    1. Eddie Green and wife went 715-17 fish at pymatuning couldn't get under bridge people were there d not catch anything
    2. Brian Brown
      On shore.
    3. Eddie Green
      were you in a boat or on shore?
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  8. 2 lb. 2 oz. Largemouth Bass with a grub

  9. Details: Rock Wall

    I don't really see any visible cover except the wall itself, yet it produces greatly for me when fishing off the bottom in deep water using a worm from the rock ...more wall.

    1. Within 2 miles of Beach #2 and Richter's Bait & Tackle, I'm pretty sure its by the dam
    2. Jim Mortell
      Near the spillway , Causeway or the dam?
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  10. 1 of 4 largemouth, bluegills, and channel cats.

    1. Joe K.
      caught using a topwater rapala.
  11. Details: Shorelines and Weedbeds

    Great spot for bass, lots of frogs, crawfish, and sunfish to chase. Although its a great a bass spot, you can find very large sunfish here as well. Overall its just ...more a very strong and healthy ecosystem.

    1. But regardless of whether your fishing my spot or not, Pymatuning Lake has plenty of weedbeds and other thick cover scattered everywhere throughout the lake but ...more sometimes it can take some digging to find some cover.
    2. I haven't been up there in a while but I remember that there often within 10 feet of the bank and are usually either rooted into the muck or floating. This spot ...more is in a small cove area near Beach #2, this spot is within a mile or two of Richter's Bait and Tackle. As I said earlier, I haven't visited the spot in a long time.
    3. Jim Mortell
      Where on Pymatuning are there weed beds?

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