Cheat Lake Surroundings

Cheat Lake, W.Va. • Getting there: Cheat Lake is about 10 miles east of downtown Morgantown and West Virginia University's Main Campus. It's about an hour and a half from Pittsburgh (Interstate 79 South to Morgantown, and then Interstate 68 east to exit 10 at Cheat Lake.) For a more scenic route, you can travel [...]

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Weekly Cheat Lake Fishing Report

CHEAT LAKE - Updated 7/30/17 - Daytime water temperature in the main lake is about 80°F on the surface.  Fishing for most species has been decent, particularly channel catfish.  The easiest way to fish the lake is along the shoreline to a depth of 10 to 15 feet.  Crank baits and tube jigs are good [...]

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Welcome to CLCU

Hello, We have developed this website to organize the information surrounding the decision to eliminate camping and to share thoughts and memories on Cheat Lake. We hope to have a voice and be proactive in the future of camping on Cheat Lake. We welcome all concerned parties to use our website to communicate and discuss [...]

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Cheat Lake Angler’s Bass Club Fall Open

Cheat Lake Angler's Bass Club Fall Open   Cheat Lake Angler's Bass Club will host the Cheat Fall Open,an open bass tournament on September 29th on Cheat Lake. The event will begin at 7am and last until 4pm. For more information on this event or on the Cheat Lake Angler's Bass Club, please call 304-906-6028.

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