Guide To Fishing At Wachusett Reservoir
AKA: Wachusett Lake
Nestled between Worcester and Clinton lies Wachusett Reservoir, a 4,100-acre lake with 37 miles of shoreline. Fishing for bass, sunfish, perch, trout, crappie, salmon and pike are all popular at this reservoir in the east-central part of the state.
Access for fishing is limited to the following areas: Route 70 via Gates 6 to 16, Route 140 via Gates 17 to 24, Route 12/110 via Gates 25 to 35 and West Boylston via Thomas Basin. Fishing is not allowed from any other areas. Boating is not allowed on Wachusett Lake. Camping, lodging, convenience stores and restaurants are all available nearby.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, white perch, yellow perch, Atlantic salmon and chain pickerel at Wachusett Reservoir in Massachusetts.
Primary fish species residing in Wachusett Reservoir
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Wachusett Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: NO
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Holden Forestry Campground - 508 829-0276
Wachusett Reservoir MA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Clinton Parks & Recreation
560 High St
Clinton, MA 01510
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Fishing for bass, sunfish, perch, trout, crappie, salmon and pike at Wachusett Reservoir in east-central Massachusetts.