Stream and River Conditions for Fishing
in Beautiful Clay County, West Virginia

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Elk River WaWa Height


    For those new to the area, there  are four public boat launch sites in Clay County. They are: at the Queen Shoals bridge in the Southern end of the county, on Route 4 near the Clay Kanawha County line, just south of Spread Park on Route 4 North of the Town of Clay, and at the Northern end of the county at the Villanova Bridge on Route 4. All four have easily visible signs.    Enjoy the best kept secret in Clay County, "fishing the mighty Elk".    xx

    Clay County's newest fishing opportunity is Lake Sampson  within minutes of the Wallback exit of I-79. The 15 acre impoundment opened in May 2005 and already offers excellent bass fishing. Boats  and trolling motors allowed.  The recreational area also offers a graveled walking path and a modern target shooting range.