Kings Creek Fishing in WV

Kings Creek WV

Kings Creek is one of several options to fish near Weirton, West Virginia.

Along with Tomlinson Run, and of course the Ohio River, anglers can count on Kings Creek in Hancock County when they feel like casting a line.

About Kings Creek

Kings Creek originates in Frankfort Springs, Pennsylvania and flows across the width of West Virginia’s northern panhandle.

From start to finish, the creek is 15.23 miles long. And after running east to west through Hancock County it empties into the Ohio River.

This Ohio River tributary is easily accessible to West Virginians and out of state residents from Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Kings Creek Fishing in WV

Directions and Parking

Kings Creek is accessible from West Virginia State Route 2 which runs north to south along the Ohio River.

Kings Creek Road is located between Weirton and New Cumberland, WV.

Turn onto Kings Creek Road to access the creek. The road follows the water as it heads east towards Pennsylvania.

It’s easy to find and easy to get to, even if you’re not familiar with the area. Can’t miss it.

If you’re looking for a spot to fish, be mindful of private property along Kings Creek. A lot of the creek bank is marked with no trespassing signs.

Kings Creek Fishing

Fishing At Kings Creek

With 15 miles of creek to fish you’re sure to find some good holes to cast a line into.

Starting at the Ohio River and working your way towards the Pennsylvania line offers ample opportunities for anglers.

Work your way back west and look for deeper holes along the creek. The types of spots fish like to hang out and wait for your perfect cast.

What kind of fish can you expect to catch at Kings Creek? Typical species in this northern panhandle fishing spot include:

  • Brown Trout
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Brook Trout
  • Channel Catfish
  • Walleye
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Bluegill
  • Crappie

Remember, when fishing in West Virginia all residents age 15 and older need to hold a valid West Virginia Fishing License. You can buy one online before fishing at WVDNR.gov

If you’re trying to reel in a trout stocked by the WVDNR you will also need a trout stamp.

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