Skatutakee Lake

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Skatutakee Lake
Skatutakee Lake, Harrisville NH.jpg
LocationCheshire County, New Hampshire
Coordinates42°56′16″N 72°4′28″W / 42.93778°N 72.07444°W / 42.93778; -72.07444Coordinates: 42°56′16″N 72°4′28″W / 42.93778°N 72.07444°W / 42.93778; -72.07444
Primary inflowsNubanusit Brook
Primary outflowsNubanusit Brook
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length1.7 mi (2.7 km)
Max. width0.3 mi (0.48 km)
Surface area236 acres (0.96 km2)
Average depth10 ft (3.0 m)
Max. depth17 ft (5.2 m)
Surface elevation1,201 ft (366 m)
Islands1
SettlementsHarrisville

Skatutakee Lake is a 236-acre (0.96 km2)[1] water body located in Cheshire County in southwestern New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Harrisville. Water from Skatutakee Lake flows via Nubanusit Brook to the Contoocook River in Peterborough and ultimately to the Merrimack River.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including smallmouth and largemouth bass, chain pickerel, horned pout, northern pike, and black crappie.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Skatutakee Lake, Harrisville" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved September 4, 2014.