Wildlife Resources Wildlife Resources Logo
Fishing Home Contact Us News DNR Home
Wildlife Diversity
Law Enforcement
Disability Services
go Wild!
License Plate
Kid Zone
go Wild
Bass Logo



Jackson County
Elk Fork Lake

  Lake  Elk Fork Lake 

  Acres  278 

  Directions  Elk Fork Lake is a 278 acre impoundment located in Jackson County. It is accessible one mile from US 33 via CR 26 

  Description  The lake was built in 1997 with a maximum depth of 22 feet and a average depth of 18 feet. A concrete boat ramp with courtesy piers is available. Boat motors are limited to a maximum of 10 horsepower. 

  Fishery  Elk Fork Lake supplies fishing for largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie and channel catfish. A no bass harvest regulation is in effect. 

  National Forest  National Forest Stamp is not required 

  Boating  10 horse power motor maximum 

  Camping  No camping allowed 

  Spring Trout  Not stocked with trout 

  Fall Trout  Does not receive Fall trout stocking 

  Live Minnows  Live minnows may be used as bait 

  Night Fishing  Night fishing is allowed 

  Map  [map not currently available] 

  Other Site
Handicapped Access


Type of Area All
Trout Fishing
River floattrips
Public Access Sites

Trout Stocking |  Wildlife Viewing |  Licenses/Permits | 
 | Fishing Waters |  Park Regulations | 
Contact Webmaster | dnr.wildlife@wv.gov
© West Virginia Division of Natural Resources