3 1/2 miles north, 2 miles east of Clarion
20.6 ft. (2006 - Data collected as part of the statewide lake mapping program.)
Amenities at Lake Cornelia include:
- Boat Access
- Fishing Jetty
- Picnic Area
- Accessible Facilities
- Hard Surface Boat Ramp
Yellow and white bass populations have increased at Lake Cornelia. The size of these fish range from 6-9 inches. Walleye can be caught from ice out through June, but the population is not very strong. Channel catfish angling is excellent throughout the season. Most catfish are 1-3lb fish. The bullhead population has dramatically decreased, but some fish are still available.(2014)
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