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Hemlock Lake
Pennsylvania Lakes - click for indexLocated in Indiana County, Hemlock Lake (formerly Straight Run Dam) is a 60-acre impoundment owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed by the Fish and Boat Commission for public fishing and boating.

Indiana County Parks and Trails leases the site from the Commission as a public recreation area.

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FISHING

Hemlock Lake is managed as a warmwater fishery. All species of fish are managed under Commonwealth Inland Waters regulations. The Commission stocks the lake with saugeye fingerling.

Levittown Lake offers warmwater fishing opportunities. The Commission stocks the lake with trout a number of times throughout the year. Access for shore fishing is good. All species of fish are managed under Commonwealth Inland Waters regulations.

BOATING

Boating at Hemlock Lake is limited to boats powered by electric motors and un-powered boats. Two surfaced launch ramps are 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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PRIMARY FISH -- Listed alphabetically. Click on illustration for larger, or text for species information.
  largemouth bass
bass, largemouth
saugeye
saugeye
walleye
walleye
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