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Summersville Lake, "The Little Bahamas of the East!"
markallen53 - 3/24/2015 7:12 PM
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Summersville Lake, "The Little Bahamas of the East!"Summersville Lake in Summersville, WV is the cleanest clearest freshwater lake east of the Mississippi River according to "Skin Diver Magazine." The lake has a depth of 300+ feet with visibility during the on-season summer months of June thru September of 20-40+ feet depending upon rainfall. If we get heavy rains, the visibility can drop anywhere from 10 to 15 feet. Surface temperatures vary from 70-78 degrees in June to 80-85+ degrees in July - September.
Summersville Lake is an oligotrophic lake characterized by steep rocky cliffs that run from 75 feet above the surface to 100+ feet below the surface. Diving provides cliffs, huge boulders, overhangs, swim-thrus, stumps, and assorted fiish. Sarge’s Dive Shop is located on Summersville Lake and is a full-service ERDI/SDI/NAUI dive facility offering air, rental gear, sales & service, classes, and lake charters for divers, swimmers, and snorkelers. Tell "Mark" that you are a member of "" and you will get 15% off most scuba gear in stock.
Sarge’s is an authorized dealer for Sherwood, Genesis, Akona, Pelican, DUI drysuits, OTS, Henderson, Dive Rite Mfg., Spare Air, Deep See, and UK lights. Sarge’s is an ERDI Public Safety Dive training facility and is celebrating its 39th year in business. Come and dive "The Little Bahamas of the East!". Sarge’s is five minutes from a campground, cabins, shopping centers, restaurants, motels, and a hospital. Summersville Lake is approximately 3 hours from Pittsburg, PA and 2 hours from Morgantown, WV. G.P.S. Coordinates: N 38 11’57.2" W 080 51’38.0"

Twitter: /markallen53
Dive Shop: 304-872-1782
Email: Cell: 304-880-0451
Lake Season: Memorial Weekend thru Labor Day Weekend
Off-Season: Call Mark Allen @ 304-880-0451 or email me.


markallen53 - 5/15/2018 8:20 PM
Sarge’s Dive Shop will open for the 2018 season on May 23, 2018. Our new dive boat
is a big success and we are now running evening cruises with a catered dinner. The best
diving will begin in June thru August.