OPEN APRIL 1ST THRU OCTOBER 31ST
"WHERE THE BASS ARE BIGGER . . . . . AND THE CRAPPIE ARE COLOSSAL "
Jim Neary's Bait & Tackle Shop is located at
The Octoraro Reservoir.
The reservoir is a 620 square acre impoundment with over 10 miles of shoreline.
It was impounded in 1952, and is home to a variety of fish including, large and small mouth bass, white crappie, yellow and white perch, walleye, northern pike, catfish and many varieties of the sunfish.
The Octoraro Reservoir and surrounding properties are owned by the Chester Water Authority. The purpose of the reservoir is public water supply. Keeping that in mind we ask that you respect our rules* and do your part to maintain the quality and beauty of the Octoraro Reservoir.
All boats must be launched
from the ramp at the Fishing Headquarters, located on Spruce Grove Rd.,
Bait, tackle, snacks, PFD's, licenses, boat rentals and launch permits as well as *a list of rules and safety regulations are available for you at the Bait Shop, Fishing Headquarters.
NO PETS ALLOWED
For more information, please call
Capt. Jim at (717)529-2488
Jim Neary's Bait & Tackle is the Official Fishing Headquarters for
Octoraro Reservoir. We are located in Southern Lancaster County
just off route 472 on Spruce Grove Road, in Kirkwood, Pennsylvania.
The Reservoir features a public boat launch with picnic area, grills and hiking trails. We are a fully stocked tackle shop with over 20 Kinds of LIVE BAIT. We offer Rowboat & Motorboat Rentals as well as Canoe and Kayak Rentals. We are pleased to share the Reservoir with you for outdoor recreation.
A FULL DAY
MOTOR BOAT RENTAL