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Mason County
Chief Cornstalk Lake

  Lake  Chief Cornstalk Lake 

  Acres  5 

  Directions  Chief Cornstalk Lake is a 5-acre impoundment located on Chief Cornstalk Wildlife Management Area (10,120 acres) in Mason County, 9 miles south of Henderson and 5 miles west of US Route 35. It is accessible from Henderson by US Route 35 and County Route 40. 

  Description  This lake was built in 1964 with a maximum depth of 9 feet with an average depth of 5 feet. Carry-down boat access, pit toilets, picnic facilities, and 10 rustic campsites are available. A path surrounding the entire lake provides bank fishing access. Electric motors only are allowed and the use of live minnows as bait is prohibited. 

  Fishery  Chief Cornstalk Lake provides spring and winter fishing for stocked trout and a warmwater fishery for sunfish, largemouth bass, and channel catfish. Trout are stocked in January and March each year. Fish attractors have been placed in the lake and signs on shore designate their locations. 

  National Forest  National Forest Stamp is not required 

  Boating  Electric motors only 

  Camping  Camping permit required from area manager 

  Spring Trout  Stocked once in January and once in March 

  Fall Trout  Does not receive Fall trout stocking 

  Live Minnows  Live minnows may not be used as bait 

  Night Fishing  Night fishing is allowed 

  Map  [map not currently available] 

  Other Site
Handicapped Access


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