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Kaercher Creek Lake
Pennsylvania Lakes - click for indexLocated in Berks County at the eastern edge of Hamburg, Kaercher Creek Lake is a 31-acre impoundment owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed by the Fish and Boat Commission for public fishing and boating. Part of the facility is managed by Berks County Parks and Recreation. They have playground equipment, a pavilion and restrooms.
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FISHING

The lake is managed as a Big Bass Lake. Statewide regulations for Commonwealth Inland Waters apply for all other species of fish.

Access for anglers is excellent along the north shore of the lake with well worn angler paths, mowed grass fields, and two fishing piers providing access to the waters edge. 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

Boating at Kaercher Creek Lake is limited to boats powered by electric motors and un-powered boats. The primary type of boats used on the lake are shallow-draft, lightweight fishing boats, canoes and inflatables. A surfaced launch ramp is 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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BIOLOGIST REPORTS -- 2014 -- 2001
PRIMARY FISH -- Listed alphabetically. Click on illustration for larger, or text for species information.
striped bass hybrid
bass, hybrid
white striped
largemouth bass
bass, largemouth
bluegill
bluegill
black crappie
crappie, black
white crappie
crappie, white
muskellunge
muskellunge,
purebred
tiger muskellunge
muskellunge, tiger
chain pickerel
pickerel, chain
rainbow trout
trout, rainbow
  yellow perch
yellow perch
 
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