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High Point Lake
ADVISORY -- High Point Lake is scheduled for drawdown
bulletSept. 28, 2012 press release
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Pennsylvania Lakes - click for indexLocated in southern Somerset County near Mount Davis, the highest point in Pennsylvania, High Point Lake is a 338-acre impoundment owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and maintained by the Fish and Boat Commission for public fishing and boating.
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FISHING

High Point Lake provides good angling opportunities for largemouth and smallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike, yellow perch, black crappie, bluegill and bullhead. It has been managed under Panfish Enhancement Special Regulations for yellow perch since 2000, all other species of fish are managed under statewide regulations for Commonwealth Inland Waters.

The Commission annually stocks the lake with walleye fingerling.

Fish habitat structures have been placed in the lake over the years as part of the Commission's Cooperative Fish Habitat Improvement Program.

BOATING

Boating is limited to boats powered by electric motors and un-powered boats. There are 2 surfaced launch ramps 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 -- 2007bullet2005bullet2003
PRIMARY FISH -- Listed alphabetically. Click on illustration for larger, or text for species information.
largemouth bass
bass, largemouth
smallmouth bass
bass, smallmouth
bluegill
bluegill
brown bullhead
bullhead, brown
black crappie
crappie, black
yellow perch
perch, yellow
northern pike
pike, northern
walleye
walleye
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Loading dock South launch ramp
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