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Lake Lashaway

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Basin countries  United States
Average depth  10 ft (3.0 m)
Surface elevation  188 m
Mean depth  3.05 m
Surface area  293 acres (1.19 km)
Max. depth  18 ft (5.5 m)
Area  119 ha
Shore length  8.2 km
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Location  North Brookfield / East Brookfield, Massachusetts, United States
Settlements  East Brookfield North Brookfield
Cities  East Brookfield, North Brookfield, Massachusetts
Similar  Quaboag Pond, Camp Atwater, Sugden Reservoir, Buffumville Lake, Dark Brook Reservoir Dam

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Lake Lashaway is a 293-acre (1.19 km2) pond located near the East Brookfield and North Brookfield, Massachusetts town line. The town line cuts the lake approximately in half. The lake lies just to the north of state Route 9 as it passes through East Brookfield.

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Map of Lake Lashaway, Massachusetts, USA

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DescriptionEdit

The average depth is 10 feet (3.05 m) with the maximum depth about 18 feet (5.49 m). The water is brown in color and quite warm in the summertime. Numerous houses and cabins line the shore, being a summertime retreat for many, and full-time residences for others. A well-known children’s summer camp, Camp Atwater, is on the north shore in North Brookfield. Lake Lashaway is part of the Chicopee River Watershed.

Lake Lashaway Dam on the East Brookfield River impounds the waters of the Five Mile River and a local aquifer in North Brookfield, forming Lake Lashaway. Outflow from this dam feeds Quaboag Pond, about two miles (3 km) down the river, the headwaters of the Quaboag River.

FishingEdit

Lake Lashaway offers good fishing for many warm water fish. A survey conducted in 1994 showed thirteen species including Large and Small-mouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Brown and Yellow Bullhead, Golden Shiner, and Sucker. The lake was stocked with Northern Pike in the past.

Lake Lashaway DamEdit

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  • References

    Lake Lashaway Wikipedia


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