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Mineral County
Ft. Ashby Lake

  Lake  Ft. Ashby Lake 

  Acres  12 

  Directions  Fort Ashby Lake is a 12-acre impoundment located on the east side of the town of Fort Ashby in Mineral County. The lake is accessible by traveling 1 mile off WV Route 28 on County Route 28/5. 

  Description  The lake was constructed in 1965 with a maximum depth of 35 feet and an average depth of 15 feet. Only bank fishing is allowed and camping is prohibited. A handicapped fishing pier is available near the middle parking area. 

  Fishery  Fort Ashby Lake provides a warmwater fishery for largemouth bass, sunfish, chain pickerel, channel catfish, and yellow bullheads. Trout are stocked once in February and bi-weekly March through May. 

  National Forest  National Forest Stamp is not required 

  Boating  No boating allowed 

  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 be used as bait 

  Night Fishing  Night fishing is allowed 

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