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Opossum Lake
Pennsylvania Lakes - click for indexLocated in Cumberland County, Opossum Lake is a 59-acre lake owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and managed by the Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) for recreational purposes.
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FISHING

Opossum is managed as a Big Bass Lake. All other species of fish are managed under Commonwealth Inland Water regulations.

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 3 access points and associated parking facilities, 1 has a surfaced launch ramp.

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
black crappie
crappie, black
muskellunge
muskellunge, purebred
  tiger muskellunge
muskellunge, tiger
rainbow trout
trout, rainbow
 
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