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Fishing New River at Stone Cliff

Fishing New River at Stone Cliff (near Thurmond, WV)

The public river access point at Stone Cliff  provides access to fishing the New River, and is located in the New River Gorge near Thurmond, 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: Stone Cliff often being used as the take-out point for float fishing trips on New River with McCreery or McKendree  used as as the put-in point.

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

Access Type:
Carry down for small boats.

Directions: From U.S. Rt. 19, take the Glen Jean–Thurmond exit and make an immediate left. Go 0.5 miles to Glen Jean, turn right on State Rt. 25, and follow the road 6 miles to a three-way intersection. Bear right and travel 1.5 miles, take a right just before reaching bridge across New River at Stone Cliff into the Stone Cliff access area..


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

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