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East Lynn Lake Wildlife Management Area

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Wayne County


East Lynn Lake WMA (22,928 acres) Wayne County. Located 15 miles southeast of Wayne, access to the area situated north of the lake is via state Route 37, and the southern portion can be reached via state Route 152. The terrain is steep and about 90 percent is covered by oak-hickory forest, with hunting opportunities for bear, deer, turkey, raccoon, grouse, squirrel and rabbit. Limited waterfowl hunting is available. Numerous types of warmwater game fish are available in the 1,005-acre East Lynn Lake, with largemouth and spotted bass, saugeye, hybrid striped bass, black crappie, channel catfish and musky providing plenty of action for the angler. The tailwater of the dam and 5-acre Lick Creek Pond are stocked with trout. Campground is operated by COE and a camping fee is charged. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Managed by WVDNR and COE. For additional information contact: Resource Manager, East Lynn Lake, HC 85, Box 35-C, East Lynn WV 25512. Terlephone (304) 849-2355.


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