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Lakes

Ritchie County
North Bend Lake

 
  Lake  North Bend Lake 

  Acres  305 

  Directions  North Bend Lake is a 305-acre impoundment is located in Ritchie County. The lake stretches from North Bend State Park through and past the town of Harrisville for 8.1 miles. 

  Description  The lake was built in 2002 with a maximum depth of 36 feet and an average depth of 12 feet. A concrete boat ramp and handicap fishing pier are available. Boat motors are limited to a 10 h.p. maximum. 

  Fishery  North Bend Lake provides a warmwater fishery for largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, musky, and channel catfish. A catch and release regulation for bass (largemouth, smallmouth, and spotted) is in effect. This regulation will be evaluated and changed if and when necessary to maintain good bass fishing. 

  National Forest  National Forest Stamp is not required 

  Boating  10 horse power motor maximum 

  Camping  Camping permit required from area manager 

  Spring Trout  Not stocked with trout 

  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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