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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, yellow perch, chain pickerel and muskie at Rose Valley Lake in Pennsylvania.

Rose Valley Lake, PA

Located in the north central part of the state, Rose Valley Lake is an ideal lake for anglers who enjoy serenity while fishing. Boating is limited to non-powered boats or boats powered by electric motors. Kayaks, canoes and row boats are great for this easily-navigated reservoir. The lake is annually stocked with walleye, and has natural populations of bass, crappie, sunfish, muskie and chain pickerel.

Rose Valley Lake, located in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, is a hidden gem for fishing enthusiasts seeking a peaceful angling experience. Spanning over 389 acres, this picturesque lake offers excellent fishing opportunities for a variety of species. Anglers are drawn to Rose Valley Lake to target popular fish such as largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappie, yellow perch, catfish, and sunfish. The lake's diverse underwater structure, including submerged vegetation, rocky areas, and fallen trees, provides a thriving habitat for these species, ensuring an exciting and rewarding fishing adventure.

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Rose Valley Lake, with its diverse fish species, non-motorized boating opportunities, and camping facilities, offers a peaceful retreat for outdoor enthusiasts in Pennsylvania. Whether one seeks a rewarding fishing experience, a leisurely paddle on the lake, or a serene camping getaway, Rose Valley Lake provides an ideal setting to connect with nature and enjoy the tranquility of this scenic destination.

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Primary fish species residing in Rose Valley Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Black crappie Walleye Bluegill Pumpkinseed Rock Bass Yellow Perch Chain pickerel Muskie

Rose Valley Lake Amenities

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

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While Rose Valley Lake does not permit motorized boats, it offers a serene setting for non-motorized watercraft. Anglers can bring their kayaks, canoes, or rowboats to explore the lake's calm waters and reach secluded fishing spots. The absence of motorized boats creates a tranquil atmosphere, allowing visitors to enjoy the serenity of their surroundings and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Rose Valley Lake.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Rose Valley Lake Boat Ramp, East
Located mid lake on the east side of the lake, this is a two-lane, concrete boat ramp with paved parking for twenty vehicles with boat trailers.

Rose Valley Lake Boat Ramp, North
Located at the north end of the lake, this is a two-lane, concrete boat ramp with paved parking for twenty-five vehicles with boat trailers.

Rose Valley Lake Boat Ramp, South
Located on the south end of the lake, this is a two-lane, concrete boat ramp with paved parking for twenty vehicles with boat trailers.

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Camping options are available near Rose Valley Lake, providing visitors with the opportunity to extend their stay and fully embrace the outdoor experience. The lake is surrounded by a beautiful state forest, offering campsites for tents and small RVs. Camping at Rose Valley Lake allows visitors to appreciate the peacefulness of the area, wake up to the sounds of nature, and enjoy activities such as hiking, birdwatching, and stargazing.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Sheshequin RV Park & Campground - 570 995-9230

Rose Valley Lake PA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Rose Valley Lake
PA Boat & Fish Commission
877 707-4085


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Muskie, pike, walleye and perch fishing in north-central PA.

Fishing at Rose Valley Lake, in Pennsylvania.