The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options. Lake Ontelaunee Lake Ontelaunee is a 1,082-acre reservoir in Berks County, Pennsylvania owned by the City of Reading.The lake was created in 1926 by the damming of Maiden Creek to extend and improve the water supply to the city. The Maidencreek Filter Plant was constructed in 1935. Lake Ontelaunee is a 1,082-acre (4.38 km2) reservoir in Berks County, Pennsylvania owned by the City of Reading. Stretching across Monroe and Wayne Counties, Gouldsboro Lake is a popular destination for boating, swimming, and fishing, and in the winter, ice fishing. The 438 hectare reservoir is the second largest in the country. In many areas of the lake, a significant breakline occurs at the depth that was the original lake shore. Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. Ontelaunee Lake is a reservoir located just 1.8 miles from Leesport, in Berks County, in the state of Pennsylvania, United States, near Kindts Corner, PA. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, bullhead, catfish, brook trout, crappie and rainbow trout here. Area 6 Crew Retrieving a Trap Net On April 22 and 23 Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) biologists set and pulled six trap nets in the no fishing zone of Lake Ontelaunee to assess the white crappie population. The lake was created in 1926 by the damming of Maiden Creek to extend and improve the water supply to the city. i've caught several nice bass (3-4#) and tons of carp. i've fished ontelaunee tons of times, i only live about 3 mins. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is READING 4 NNW which is approximately 3 miles away and has an elevation of 360 feet (58 feet higher than Ontelaunee Lake). from the lake and its a great place to catch bait. Rob Lee. Ontelaunee Lake Loop is a 15.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fleetwood, Pennsylvania that features a lake. The GPS coordinates for this Lake are 40.4556686 (latitude), -75.9123125 (longitude) and the approximate elevation is 302 feet (92 meters) above sea level. Created by the damming of Maiden Creek in 1926, Lake Ontelaunee is a reservoir in Pennsylvania’s Berks County. No boats or swimming are allowed in Lake Ontelaunee, but many people go fishing along its shoreline. R and S Outdoors 748 views. Lake Ontelaunee was constructed in 1926 and is located about eight (8) miles north of the City. 73, if ya venture off to the back side of the lake it's much shallower and full of lilly pads in the summer. The lake is located in Berks County along State Route 73 approximately 8 miles north of the center of the City of Reading. How to find catfish in a lake or reservoir - where to fish for catfish - Duration: 14:36. Many Edinboro Lake muskies are taken by trolling 6. Frog Fishing For Bass Lake Ontelaunee Pennsylvania - Duration: 13:04. In addition, the lake provides a venue for hunters, fishermen, and hikers. This 245-acre lake contains good levels of submerged vegetation, both milfoil and pondweed. Historical Weather. never really took the time to target catty's up there. The lake supports […] As with the prior two lakes, fall anglers should spend some time exploring the deeper green weeds. 5. the deeper side of the lake is off rt. 13:04. Additions were made in 1956 and major renovations were made in 1994. Lake Ontelaunee has a water surface area of 1,082 acres and a capacity of 3.88 billion gallons. ). Whipple Dam State Park. 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