Guide To Fishing At Pushaw Lake
AKA: Pushaw Lake Campground
Several boat launch ramps welcome boating and fishing enthusiasts at Pushaw Lake, a 5,000-acre lake, at Glenburn. The 30 plus miles of shoreline is developed with homes and docks.
Pushaw Lake is located in the central part of Maine, near the town of Orono. It is a popular destination for both local anglers and visitors seeking a variety of fishing experiences.
The lake is known for its excellent largemouth bass and smallmouth bass fishing. Anglers flock to Pushaw Lake to target these two popular bass species, which are abundant in its waters. The lake's diverse underwater structure, including submerged vegetation and rocky areas, provides an ideal habitat for bass to thrive.
In addition to bass, Pushaw Lake also offers opportunities to catch a variety of panfish species. White perch, yellow perch, pumpkinseed, and redbreast sunfish can be found here, providing anglers with an enjoyable and rewarding fishing experience.
Chain pickerel, a predatory fish known for its aggressive strikes, are also present in Pushaw Lake. These fish add an exciting challenge for anglers who enjoy pursuing toothy predators.
Beyond fishing, Pushaw Lake offers opportunities for boating and water-based activities. Boaters can explore the lake's scenic shores, fish from their boats, or simply enjoy a relaxing day on the water.
Camping is a popular activity for those looking to fully experience the beauty and tranquility of Pushaw Lake. There are camping areas around the lake, providing visitors with the chance to stay overnight and immerse themselves in the natural surroundings.
Overall, Pushaw Lake is a fantastic destination for anglers and outdoor enthusiasts. Its diverse fishery, scenic views, and recreational activities make it a well-loved spot for fishing, boating, and camping in the heart of Maine's beautiful landscape.
Camping, RV hookups, lodging, rental boats, marinas, restaurants and stores await visitors. Bass, both largemouth and smallmouth, are the favored species here. In addition there is plenty of perch, sunfish and chain pickerel to keep anglers returning again and again.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, pumpkinseed sunfish, redbreast sunfish, white perch, yellow perch and chain pickerel at Pushaw Lake in Maine.
Primary fish species residing in Pushaw Lake
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Pushaw Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Gould's Landing Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Gould Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Pushaw Lake Campground - 207 945-4200
Pushaw Lake ME Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Pushaw Lake Campground
110 Villa Vaughan Rd Orono, ME 04473
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General Fishing Info
Fishing for largemouth and smallmouth bass in south-central ME.