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Fishing New River at McCreery

Fishing New River at McCreery (near Prince, WV)

The public river access point at McCreery  provides access to fishing the New River, and is located in the New River Gorge near Prince, WV. The New River provides great fishing for smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, striped bass,  rock bass, walleye, muskellunge, crappie, bluegill, carp, and flathead and channel catfish.

Float fishing: McCreery is often used as as the put-in point for float fishing trips on New River, with  Stone Cliff often being used as the take-out point.

Notes: Due to dangerous rapids in New River, only experienced whitewater boaters should attempt float trips. 

Access Type: Carry Down, providing access For Small Boats 

Car Parking: 5 spaces

Notes: Float fishing is recommended only for those very experience with whitewater navigation. Rapids on New River can be dangerous!

Directions: Take WV-25 towards Prince, WV.  At base of mountain, turn onto Terry Road.  The McCreery access area is on the right.

Map of Fishing Spots near New River Gorge
Map of Fishing Spots near New River Gorge

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