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Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, walleye, bluegill, white bass, yellow perch and northern pike at Cheat Lake in West Virginia.

Cheat Lake, WV

Public boat ramps and two marinas welcome visitors for boating and fishing at Cheat Lake, a 1,770-acre lake in the northeast part of the state, at Morgantown. Walleye, bass, perch and catfish are popular here, plus the lake has nice populations of northern pike, white bass and sunfish. Much of the 26 miles of shoreline is lined with homes and boat docks, other areas are open.

Fishing Boats For Rent In West Virginia

Primary fish species residing in Cheat Lake

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Walleye Bluegill White Bass Yellow Perch Northern Pike

Cheat Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Fishing Boat Rentals

Sunset Beach Marina
Rentals: Kayaks and pontoon boats
304 594-0050

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Sunset Beach Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off Sunset Beach Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Click here for a West Virginia Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

McCollum Camping Area - 800 225-5982

Sand Springs Camping Area - 304 594-2415

Rhododendron Camping Area - 304 594-1561

Cheat Lake WV Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Cheat Lake
Sunset Beach Marina
Sunset Beach Rd
Morgantown, WV 26508
304 594-0050

 

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