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Hardy County
Kimsey Run Lake

  Lake  Kimsey Run Lake 

  Acres  60 

  Directions  Kimsey Run Lake is a 60-acre impoundment located adjacent to County Route 14, one mile off U.S. Route 259 at Lost River, in Hardy County. 

  Description  The lake was built in the 1990ís with a maximum depth of 26 feet and an average depth of 10 feet. No camping is allowed and the only facility is a portable toilet provided during the trout stocking season March through May. A concrete boat ramp is available, although electric motors only are allowed. The use of live minnows for bait is prohibited. A rock levee extends over 400-feet into the lake and provides an excellent location for bank anglers. 

  Fishery  Kimsey Run Lake was stocked with fingerling largemouth bass, bluegill, and channel catfish in 1998 and a stocking of adult crappie was made in 1999. Stockings of fingerling tiger musky were made in 1999, 2000, and 2001, as well as a stocking of 9-11" (58) fish in 2002. Another stocking of fingerling catfish was also made in 2000 and bi-weekly stockings of trout began in 1999. Several acres of standing timber remain in the upper lake and it provide a diverse fishing opportunity. A no bass harvest regulation is in effect at this lake. 

  National Forest  National Forest Stamp is not required 

  Boating  Electric motors only 

  Camping  No camping allowed 

  Spring Trout  Stocked once in February and once every two weeks from March through May 

  Fall Trout  Does not receive Fall trout stocking 

  Live Minnows  Live minnows may not be used as bait 

  Night Fishing  Night fishing is allowed 

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