Lake Nessmuk is managed as a warmwater fishery, Commonwealth
Inland Water regulations apply for all species of fish.
Fish habitat structures have been placed in the lake over
the years as part of the Commission's Cooperative Fish
Habitat Improvement Program.
Boating at Lake Nessmuk is limited to boats powered by electric motors and un-powered boats. One 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).