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Fords Lake
Pennsylvania Lakes - click for indexLocated in Lackawanna County, Fords Lake is a 73-acre impoundment owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed by the Fish and Boat Commission for public fishing and boating.
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FISHING

Statewide regulations for Commonwealth Inland Waters apply for all species of fish.

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BOATING

Boating is limited to boats powered by electric motors and un-powered boats. There is a surfaced launch ramp and 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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BIOLOGIST REPORTS -- 2006 -- 2011
PRIMARY FISH -- Listed alphabetically. Click on illustration for larger, or text for species information.
largemouth bass
bass, largemouth
bluegill
bluegill
brown bullhead
bullhead, brown
black crappie
crappie, black
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