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Mauch Chunk Lake
Pennsylvania Lakes - click for indexLocated in Carbon County, Mauch Chunk Lake is a 330-acre impoundment within Mauch Chunk Lake Park in Carbon County. In addition to fishing and boating opportunities, the park has swimming, camping and picnic areas available.
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FISHING

Mauch Chunk Lake offers a variety of warmwater fishing opportunities and is managed under the Commission's Big Bass Program. All other species are managed under Commonwealth Inland Waters regulations. The Commission stocks the lake with juvenile walleye.

The lake is a good ice fishing destination for perch and walleye, bluegill and pickerel can also be caught through the ice.

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

ADA Icon - indicates site has fishing piers or other accommodations to provide angling opportunities for persons with disabilities. All areas may not be suitable for all disabilities.A fully accessible fishing pier is located on the lake.

BOATING

Boating is limited to boats powered by electric motors and un-powered boats, sailboats are restricted to a maximum of 17 feet in length. There are 2 access points and associated parking facilities, both have a surfaced launch ramp. Boat rentals are available at the lake.

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
bluegill
bluegill
yellow bullhead
bullhead, yellow
black crappie
crappie, black
yellow perch
perch, yellow
pumpkinseed
pumpkinseed
walleye
walleye
 
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Boats moored at Mauch Chunk Lake Launch ramp
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