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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, flathead catfish, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch and tiger muskie at Kahle Lake in Pennsylvania.

Kahle Lake, PA

Offering a nice variety of fish species, Kahle Lake is a 250-acre lake in northwest PA. Two boat ramps, with parking, are available for launch of canoes, kayaks and other non-powered and electric boats. The Big Bass Program is in effect here and is providing improved bass fishing. Bluegill, crappie and yellow perch are the most predominant species in the lake, which can provide some excellent ice fishing in winter. There are over 2 miles of shoreline to fish, some from shore and some by boat.

Kahle Lake, nestled in the woodlands of Pennsylvania, is a hidden gem for fishing enthusiasts seeking a peaceful and fruitful angling experience. Spanning over 251 acres, this scenic lake offers excellent fishing opportunities for a variety of species. Anglers are drawn to Kahle Lake to target popular fish such as largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, muskellunge, catfish, and panfish like crappie and bluegill. The lake's diverse structure, including submerged vegetation, rocky areas, and drop-offs, provides a thriving habitat for these species, ensuring an exciting and rewarding fishing adventure.

Boating is a popular activity on Kahle Lake, providing visitors with the opportunity to explore its calm waters and access prime fishing spots. The lake allows for electric-powered boats, creating a tranquil boating experience. Boaters can launch their own vessels at the lake's boat ramps or enjoy paddling on kayaks and canoes. Navigating along the shoreline, exploring hidden coves, or simply enjoying a peaceful cruise while surrounded by the natural beauty of the area are all possible on Kahle Lake.

While camping is not available directly at Kahle Lake, there are nearby camping options that make it convenient for visitors to extend their stay. Campgrounds in the surrounding area offer tent and RV sites, allowing campers to enjoy the tranquility of nature while being within easy reach of the lake. Camping near Kahle Lake offers the chance to wake up to the sounds of chirping birds, enjoy lakeside picnics, and bask in the peaceful atmosphere of the outdoors.

As visitors explore Kahle Lake and its surroundings, they can immerse themselves in the scenic beauty that envelops the area. The lake is nestled amidst lush forests and rolling hills, creating a picturesque backdrop for outdoor activities. Nature enthusiasts can take advantage of nearby hiking trails, observe wildlife, or simply relax by the lakeshore and enjoy the serenity of the surroundings.

Kahle Lake, with its diverse fish species, tranquil boating opportunities, and nearby camping facilities, offers a serene retreat for outdoor enthusiasts in Pennsylvania. Whether one seeks a rewarding fishing experience, a leisurely boating adventure, or a peaceful camping getaway, Kahle Lake provides an idyllic setting to connect with nature and enjoy the serenity of this picturesque destination.

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Primary fish species residing in Kahle Lake

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Largemouth bass Flathead catfish Black crappie Walleye Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Yellow Perch Tiger Muskie

Kahle Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: Yes, two
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NO
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NO
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Kahle Lake - Clarion Access
This one-lane, concrete ramp has paved parking for twenty vehicles with boat trailers. It is located on the south shore, mid lake, off of Lake View Drive.

Kahle Lake - Venango Access
This one-lane, concrete ramp has paved parking for twenty vehicles with boat trailers. It is located on the north shore, mid lake, off of county road 2009.

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Colwell's Campground - 814 797-1621

Kahle Lake PA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Lake Video

Contact Information

Kahle Lake
Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission


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Kahle Lake in PA

Fishing for bass, bluegill, crappie and yellow perch in northwest PA

Kahle Lake, in Pennsylvania.