Biologist reports logo Dam Number 2
(Bear Gap Reservoir)


Columbia & Northumberland Counties
May 25-26, 2004

Dam Number 2, also known as Bear Gap Reservoir, is located on the new Roaring Creek Tract of the Wyoming State Forest in Columbia and Northumberland Counties. Currently, fishing is permitted on the state forest property but under catch and release only regulations. Boating is prohibited on Bear Gap Reservoir.

Dam Number 2 is located near Route 54. Biologists from the Area 4 Fisheries Management Office surveyed Dam Number 2 with electrofishing gear on May 25 and May 26, 2004. Catch rates for all species were low, although some quality size individuals were present. Species, numbers, and sizes of fish captured were as follows:


Species Number Caught Length Range (inches)

Largemouth Bass 60 3 - 17
Chain pickerel 2 1 - 14
Bluegill 105 1 - 10
Pumpkinseed 6 2 - 3
Green Sunfish 2 6
Hybrid Sunfish 5 6 - 9
Brown Bullhead 1 16

Dam Number 2 Bluegill
Dam Number 2 Bluegill

Catch and Release sign

 
-- Rob Wnuk, Area 4 Fisheries Technician

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