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LAKE NESSMUK

Located in Tioga County, Lake Nessmuk is a 60-acre impoundment owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed by the Fish and Boat Commission for public fishing and boating.

Lake Nessmuk Video - Habitat Improvement Project

FISHING

Lake Nessmuk is managed as a warmwater fishery. Big Bass Program Special Regulations and Panfish Enhancement Special Regulations are in place, with Commonwealth Inland Regulations in place for all other species of fish.

Fish habitat structures have been placed in the lake (view PDF map) over the years as part of the Commission's Fish Habitat Improvement Program.

BOATING

Boating is limited to boats powered by electric motors and un-powered boats. One launch ramp is available along with associated parking facilities.

Un-powered boats may be moored at the lake in accordance with Commission property regulations. To be used at the lake, boats must be registered or have a valid launch permit (permits are issued by the Commission or PA Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources).

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