Due to the acid-stained water from the surrounding swamp and peat soils the pH are unusually low. The lake does have crappie, yellow perch, chain pickerel, flier, and bullhead catfish, however the primary predator fish are the bowfin and longnose gar.
Lake Cohoon is one of four water supply reservoirs owned by the City of Portsmouth but located in Suffolk. Lake Meade, Lake Kilby, and Speights Run are the other three. Cohoon (510 acres) offers exc...
Permit required to fish or boat. The reservoir is known to produce trophy largemouth, sunfish, white perch, and yellow perch.
A top largemouth bass lake with opportunities for bluegill, crappie and sunfish as well.
An excellent largemouth bass and sunfish fishery, Lake Prince is still a go to spot.