Summersville Lake

Nicholas - West Virginia


  • 16 catches

  • 263 followers

  • 6 spots

Superb water quality and sheer sandstone cliffs make Summersville Lake a unique place to visit. West Virginia's largest lake; This deep clear lake provides excellent opportunities for bass as well as crappie, bluegill channel catfish, walleye and rainbow...

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Summersville Lake Fishing Reports

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  1. Details: 14 in. Smallmouth Bass

  2. Details: Smallmouth Bass with a live worm

  3. Anyone know what the water temp at Summersville Lake is ?

  4. 3 lb. Smallmouth Bass with a crank

  5. 6 in morning

    11 lb. 2 oz. 23 in. Largemouth Bass with a swim bait

    1. Dylan Marshall 0
      strike King swim bait sexy shad
    2. Steven Chancey 0
      What kind/color of swim baits you use if you don't mind me asking? I grew up in Beckley and fished all the lakes around there many times. Im in military now ...more in washington state. Theres a lot of nice lakes here but I prefer good ol WV lakes any day. I definitely miss it. I was always a fan of rubber worms, buzz baits and poppers for bass. Ive found larger flies that float on the surface with a stout fly rod is probably the most fun I've had legally lol. Depending on the time of year of course. I've never used swim baits effectively but have heard that they are great. I think I'm convinced to try them next time out out. Any suggestions on using them effectively?
    3. Jimmy Earp 0
      Oh i just seen the a crankbait that looks like it was in its mouth haha... Huge catch for summersville congrats
    4. Dylan Marshall 0
      swim bait
    5. Jimmy Earp 0
      Did you catch it on a swimbait or crankbait ?
    6. Steven Chancey 0
      Amazung catch bro. 7 pounds is my largemouth record caught at bluestone near the rock cliffs close to mid ways of the lake. Best spot there always produces bass. ...more Cant wait till its my turn to break the 10lb mark.
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  6. 6 lb. Smallies

    1. Allen Harmon 0
      Where are the big eye this time of the year on sumvill
    2. Steven Chancey 0
      nice congratulations
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  7. Winter

    2 lb. 180 in. Smallmouth Bass with a zombiebaits jig

  8. Good ol winter fishing

    3 lb. 12 oz. 216 in. Smallmouth Bass with a zombiebaits jig

  9. Details: Green Sunfish with a nightcrawler

    Since the marsh didn't produce even a bite today I guess I'll just have to post this old picture of my "monster" bluegill from this summer in West ...more Virginia 😕

    1. Swamp Mafia 0
      The yellow/orange on the pectoral and anal fins are a dead give away.
    2. amassie 0
      It's a green? How can you tell? @SwampMafia
    3. Swamp Mafia 0
      Nice greenie.
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