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58 Pa. Code § 111.43. Mercer County.

§ 111.43. Mercer County.

 (a)  Shenango River Lake.

   (1)  The use of motors in excess of 20 horsepower is prohibited in the area west of the Penn Central Railroad (Levittsburg) causeway to the Ohio line.

   (2)  Boats are prohibited in Game Lands Propagation Areas.

   (3)  Waterskiing is prohibited south of the Conrail Railroad Bridge to the hazard buoys at the dam.

   (4)  Boats are limited to slow, no wake speed in the following areas:

     (i)   Stewart’s Bay.

     (ii)   Celery Bay.

     (iii)   The main lake from the vicinity of the Hopper Road Fisherman Access Area to the extreme backwaters of the lake.

     (iv)   From the hazard buoys above the dam to the Conrail Railroad Bridge.

     (v)   Two hundred feet from the shoreline in the vicinity of the Shenango Day Use Area and Campground and the Route 18 causeway.

     (vi)   Duck Lake.

   (5)  Persons shall wear a Coast Guard approved personal flotation device at all times when on board boats less than 16 feet in length or any canoe, kayak or paddleboard.

   (6)  Waterskiing is prohibited in the following slow no wake zones:

     (i)   Beneath the State Route 18 and State Route 846 Bridges.

     (ii)   Beneath the Parkers Landing railroad trestle.

     (iii)   Beneath the railroad trestle at the Shenango Recreation Area.

 (b)  Lake Wilhelm—Maurice Goddard State Park. The operation of boats powered by internal combustion motors is permitted except from a point approximately 200 yards north of the Interstate 79 causeway over Lake Wilhelm upstream to the Game Commission Propagation Area above the Sheakleyville Causeway (State Route 1018, Milledgeville Road).


   The provisions of this §  111.43 amended under 30 Pa.C.S. §  5124.


   The provisions of this §  111.43 adopted June 3, 1994, effective June 4, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 2795; amended December 22, 1995, effective December 23, 1995, 25 Pa.B. 5970; amended March 9, 2001, effective March 10, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 1369; amended April 12, 2002, effective April 13, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 1865; amended November 15, 2002, effective November 16, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 5661; amended November 24, 2004, effective January 1, 2005, 34 Pa.B. 6332; amended December 30, 2011, effective December 31, 2011, 41 Pa.B. 6968; amended November 20, 2015, effective January 1, 2016, 45 Pa.B. 6679; amended December 10, 2021, effective December 11, 2021, 51 Pa.B. 7708; corrective amendment published at 53 Pa.B. 8237; amended March 1, 2024, effective March 2, 2024, 54 Pa.B. 1056. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (417539) to (417540).

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