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Lake Information for East Lynn Lake


East Lynn Lake is a 1005 acre impoundment located approximately 27 miles south of Huntington and 11 miles south of Wayne near the town of East Lynn. The lake was constructed in 1970 by the US Army Corps of Engineers for flood control, recreation and fish and wildlife.

Facilities and Parks: 

The Army Corps of Engineers maintains several recreational areas including a campground at the lake. There is also a marina near the dam.

Fishing Description: 

East Lynn Reservoir provides a warmwater fisheries for largemouth and spotted bass, hybrid striped bass, walleye, saugeye, channel catfish and bluegill.

Catchable sized trout are stocked in the tailwater monthly February through May. The trout is stocked in a 2-mile section below the dam located south of East Lynn, which is accessible by WV Rt. 37.

Directions to Lake: 

It is accessible from Huntington by State Route 152 to the town of Wayne then south on State Route 37 through the town of East Lynn.

Channel Catfish
Largemouth Bass
Spotted Bass
Optional Information
Surface area: 
East Lynn Lake
Lake type: 
West Virginia

Businesses Located Nearby

Boat Rental

    Tri-State Boat Works
  • 118 2nd Ave - Chesapeake, OH
  • (740) 867-4000
    Rockdale Boat Mart
  • 7023 Us-60 - Ashland, KY
  • (606) 928-8345

Vacation Rental

    Beech Fork Lake Rentals
  • 4997 Camp Branch Rd - Huntington, WV
  • (304) 521-3855
    Sunny Brook Cabin Rentals
  • 764 Route 3 - Olive Hill, KY
  • (606) 738-4735

Bar and Restaurant

    Huskey's Dairy Bar & Restaurant
  • 2422 7th Ave - Charleston, WV
  • (304) 342-6875
    B Bar Restaurant & Store Equip
  • 1011 Kanawha Ter - St Albans, WV
  • (304) 722-1065
    Andy's Restaurant & Ribs
  • 2538 State Route 5 - Ashland, KY
  • (606) 325-9026

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