The Commission stocks Bessemer Lake with trout. It is designated as an Approved Trout Waters Open to Year-Round Fishing.
All other species of fish are managed under Commonwealth Inland Waters
sauger are also stocked. Shore
fishing is permitted.
Fish habitat structures have been placed in the lake over
the years as part of the Commission's Cooperative Fish Habitat Improvement Program.
Boating is limited to boats powered by electric motors and un-powered boats. There is 1 launch ramp and a small
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).