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Tie Hack Reservoir

Status:  Log in or Register... 12.01.18
Water Tmp:  05.22.16
Level:  06.16.17
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Tie Hack Reservoir: 05.22.16
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Fish Species in Tie Hack Reservoir:
Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Brook Trout, (Log in for full fish species list)
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Tie Hack Reservoir
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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Tie Hack Reservoir and Dam was built in 1997 to provide water storage for the city of Buffalo. The name "Tie Hack" refers to the days when the transcontinental railroad was being constructed. Railroad ties were made from trees hacked and cut by hand....hence the name "tie hack." Tie hacks were a special breed of loggers who could quickly fell, limb a tree, and fashion the tie down to the specifi... Log in for additional details...

Getting there:

Follow U.S. 16 west from Buffalo for about 15 miles to USDA Forest Service Road 21. Follow signs to the campground and lake. A weather-dependant road closure is in effect from March 1 to as late as June 20. Contact the Buffalo USDA Forest Service office for exact dates.

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Tie Hack Reservoir Stocking 2017 to 2019
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Lake Class: 1