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Monongalia County
Cheat Lake

  Lake  Cheat Lake 

  Acres  1730 

  Directions  Cheat Lake, also known as Lake Lynn, is a 1730 acre lake in Monogalia County approximately 6 miles north east of Morgantown on I-68. 

  Description  This lake was built in 1925 as a power generating reservoir. The lake is currently owned and operated by Allegheny Energy. 

  Fishery  Cheat Lake is still impacted by acid mine drainage from the Cheat River, however populations of bass, catfish, walleye and northern pike are all present. 

  National Forest  National Forest Stamp is not required 

  Boating  Unlimited horse power, lake contains no wake, speed zones, and/or other restricted areas 

  Camping  Limited primitive camping 

  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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