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Date 21-Jan-16
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Conditions : CHEAT LAKE – The winter pool elevation schedule started November 1. Water levels can fluctuate as much as 13 feet over a period of 2-3 days. The winter boat ramp at Cheat Lake Park is open. The Ices Ferry Public Fishing and Access Site is a good place for bank anglers to catch yellow perch. Channel catfish can be caught throughout the winter in about 50 ft. of water from the fishing piers located at the park with stink baits, worms, chicken livers, or cut bait.

Reported by: West Virginia D.N.R


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About: - CHEAT LAKE
Cheat Lake, a 1,730-acre lake in Monongalia County, currently contains a good population of fat, eating-sized walleyes, fish that are a result of stockings made a few years ago.

A lake with a history of acid mine drainage contamination, game fish populations have been on the rebound in Cheat Lake for a number of years. First to be noticed was the largemouth bass fishery. The lake is now one of the better largemouth lakes in the state, according to results of bass tournaments held there. Walleyes may soon be stealing some of the limelight.

"Cheat Lake has a lot of walleyes in the 16- to 18-inch range," biologist Hederick reported.

The DNR hopes to establish a self-supporting walleye population in the Cheat. Cheat Lake is near Interstate 68, six miles northeast of Morgantown.


Misc Info: - A new walleye regulation will take effect beginning January 1, 2016 for Cheat River and Cheat Lake. It consists of a 15-inch minimum length limit and eight walleye per day creel limit.



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