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Antrim Park Lake (Columbus): From SR 315 and Bethel Road in Columbus go west on Bethel Road to Olentangy River Road. Turn right on Olentangy River Road. Turn right into Antrim Park at flashing yellow light.
Ashley upground (Ashley) – from SR 229 and SR 42 head east on SR 229. The reservoir will be less than one mile down the road on the right. The entrance to the park will be the first right after passing Ashley Rd. (CR 243).
Blue Limestone Park Pond (Delaware): From SR 23 and Central Ave proceed west on Central Ave. Turn left on Elizabeth Street. Turn right on John Street. This is the entrance to Blue Limestone Park.
Cenci Park Pond (Lancaster): From SR 33 in downtown Lancaster go south on SR 33. Exit on Broad Street (also listed as SR 793). Turn right on Broad Street. Entrance to Cenci Park is just beyond overpass.
Eyman Park Ponds (Washington Court House): From I-71 and SR 41 go south on SR 41 to Washington Court House. Turn right on Eyman Park Drive. Youth-only fishing until 2:00 pm on day of stocking.
Foundation Park Pond (Mt. Vernon): From SR 229 and SR 36 go north on Columbus Street. Turn left at Norton Street. Proceed north on Norton Street until it dead-ends in Foundation Park. The first pond on the left is stocked with rainbow trout.
Heritage Park Pond (Groveport): From I-270 and Alum Creek exit go south on Alum Creek Drive. Turn left (east) on Groveport Road to College Street in Groveport. Turn right onto College Street. College Street ends on Wirt/Rohr Road. Turn right and enter Heritage Park at gate on left. (Groveport fishing regulations - catch and release only for all species other than rainbow trout for anglers 16 years and older).
Mt. Gilead State Park Lake (Mt. Gilead): From downtown Mt. Gilead take SR 95 east to the edge of town. Park is on left. Rainbow trout are stocked in the larger pond.
Quarry Park Pond (Marion): From SR 23 and Marion-Williamsport Road go west on Marion-Williamsport Road to Hillman-Ford Road. Turn left, Quarry Park is on left.
Sunbury upground (Sunbury) – from I-71 and SR 36/37 head east on SR 36/37 for approximately three miles. Continue straight (east) on Cherry St. and then turn left (north) on Otis St. Otis St. will dead end at the upground reservoirs. Rainbow trout will be stocked in the reservoir on the left (west).
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Crossroads Pond (Bucyrus): North of the City of Bucyrus off SR 4. Enter the Crossroads Industrial Park Complex on the east side of SR 4, approx. one-quarter mile north of US 30. Follow the Crossroads Parkway approximately one-half mile to the parking lot at the end of the road. No special restrictions.
Delta Reservoir #2 (Delta): Take US 20 ALT (SR 2) east / west through Delta. In Delta, turn north on Taylor St. (Co. Rd. 7) to Co. Rd. H. Turn west (left) on Co. Rd. H to entrance for reservoirs. No special harvest restrictions.
East Harbor State Park Pond (Port Clinton): Follow SR 163 east out of Port Clinton towards Marblehead. Turn north (left) on SR 269 north. Turn east (right) into the entrance to East Harbor State Park. Closed to fishing until Mother’s Day children’s fishing event, and then open to children only for the first six hours on Mother’s Day.
Giertz Lake (Findlay): Take SR 568 (Sandusky Street) east out of City of Findlay about 3 miles. Turn right (south) on Township Road 241 at sign for Riverbend Hancock Co. Park. You just go a short distance across the bridge and turn left on Township Road 208. Geirtz Lake is on Twp. Rd. 208 at Riverbend Park. Closed to fishing until the children’s fishing festival. During the festival (morning of first Saturday after stocking) open to children only until after the festival is over (around noon). Open to all anglers after the festival is over.
Lamberjack Lake - Fostoria #3 (Fostoria): From Fostoria, turn west on Center Street off of County Line Road. Center Street is one block south of SR 18. Follow Center Street to the Fostoria City Park. Lamberjack Lake has a boat ramp and is the larger of the two lakes in the park. No special restrictions.
Lima Lake (Lima): Take I-75 to Lima and exit east on SR 81. The lake is off SR 81 about 1½ miles east of I-75. No special restrictions.
McKarns Lake (Bryan): From Bryan, Ohio take SR 15 north about 5 miles. Turn west (left) on County Road J. After you cross over SR 576, continue on CR J for another 1.5 miles where you will cross over the St. Joseph River. McKarn's Lake is just past the river on the south (left) side of CR J.
Olander Lake (Toledo): From Toledo, take I-475 north to Central Ave. (SR 20) exit. Turn west (left) on to Central Ave. Take Central Ave. to McCord and turn north (right) on McCord Rd. Follow McCord Rd. to Sylvania Ave. and turn west (left) on Sylvania Ave. Enter Olander Park (there is a parking fee to enter the park or you may park free on the street and walk in). No fishing on Friday the day trout are stocked, and then on the Saturday after stocking, children only until 1:00 PM. Open to all anglers after 1:00 PM.
Norwalk Reservoir No. 1 (Norwalk): Follow SR 18 / US 20 Norwalk bypass. Exit on to Akron Road to the west (Business SR 18). Turn left on Old State Rd (south) to Norwalk City Reservoirs on left. No special restrictions.
Pearson Lake, Toledo Metro Parks (Toledo): On SR 2. Lake is about 2 miles east of the City of Oregon (east of Toledo). When traveling from the east there is a big sign at the entrance on State Route 2 between Lallendrof Rd (west side of park) and Wynn Rd (east side of park). Open only to children under the age of 16 the first Friday and Saturday that fish are stocked. Open to all anglers on the first Sunday after fish are stocked.
Schoonover Lake (Lima): Take I-75 to Lima and exit west on SR 81. Schoonover Park is off SR 81 about 1½ miles west of I-75. No special harvest restrictions.
Shelby Reservoir #3 (Shelby): From the City of Shelby, take SR 61 north to London West Rd. Turn east (right) on London West Rd. The entrance to the reservoir is on London West Rd. about 1 mile east of SR 61. No special harvest restrictions.
Swanton Water Works Reservoir (Swanton): The address is 3945 Waterville Swanton Road, Swanton, OH 43558. Swanton Reservoir is located just southeast of the City of Swanton on State Route 64. From the Toledo area take State Hwy 2 (Airport Hwy.) west past the airport. Turn south (left) on State Route 64 (Waterville Swanton Rd) for about 1 mile. From the Napoleon area follow State Hwy 2 east towards Swanton. Continue on State Hwy 2 to State Route 64 (Waterville Swanton Rd) and turn south (right) for about 1 mile.
Van Wert Reservoir #1 (Van Wert): From the City of Van Wert, take US 127 south. Turn into the entrance for the reservoirs off US 127 on the south side of the city. No special harvest restrictions.
White Star Quarry (Fremont): From City of Fremont, take US 6 west towards City of Helena. Just west of Helena, turn north (right) on SR 300 towards Gibsonburg. Before you get to Gibsonburg, turn east (right) into the entrance to White Star Quarry Park. No special harvest restrictions.
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Forest Hill Pond (Cleveland): Take SR 2 (east from Cleveland) to Eddy Road (exit 178). Turn south (right) on Eddy Road. Turn slight right onto E. 131st Street. Turn left onto Hayden Avenue. Turn slight right onto Eddy Road. Turn left onto Euclid Avenue. Turn right onto Beersford Road. Go straight up the hill to the park and the pond. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from sunrise to sunset.
Glacier Lake – Mill Creek Park (Youngstown): Take I-76 east to the I-76/I-80 merge. From I-76/80 take I-680 to the Connecticut Avenue/Belle Vista Avenue exit. At the foot of the exit ramp turn left onto Manhattan Avenue and then right onto Belle Vista Avenue. Proceed across Mahoning Avenue (traffic signal; Calvary Cemetery is on the right) and, at the end of the cemetery's fence, turn left into Mill Creek MetroParks. Follow the park drive to Lake Glacier's west shore. Restrictions: Glacier Lake is open to fishing from March 1 through November 30 each year. The shoreline fishing hours are from 5:00 AM through sunset. Boat fishing hours are from 6:30 AM through sunset.
Hinckley Lake (Cleveland): Travel east on SR 303 to SR 606. Travel south on SR 606 to Bellus Road and then east to the park entrance. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from 6 AM until 11 PM. No boats can be operated after 10:30 PM.
Jefferson Lake (Wintersville): Take SR 43 north through Richmond. Go about one mile and turn right on CR 54. Continue for about two miles on CR 54 to the entrance of the park. Restrictions: Jefferson Lake is open 24 hours per day to anglers of all ages.
Little Turtle Pond (Akron): Little Turtle Pond is located within Firestone Metro Park (part of Metroparks Serving Summit County). From US 224/I-277 exit at South Main Street. Take South Main Street (south over the expressway if westbound exit) or directly ahead (if exiting eastbound) to Swartz Road. Go east 0.9 mile to Harrington Road. Go south on Harrington Road 0.10 miles to Little Turtle Pond parking lot at 2400 Harrington Road. Restrictions: The pond is open to youth 15 years of age and younger only! The pond is open from 8 AM until 11 PM. The pond will be closed to fishing if there is ice cover. The pond is also closed during the week prior to the second Saturday each May.
Lock # 4-Ohio Canal (Canal Fulton): Lock # 4 of the Ohio Canal is located in Canal Fulton. Take I-77 south to Portage Street (exit 111). Go west on Portage Street to Canal Fulton. Turn left (south) on Millfield Road. Turn left (east) on Erie Street and go 1/2 mile to the park entrance on the right. Restrictions: The park is normally open from sunrise to sunset. There is a trout derby which is held on the last Saturday in April each year. On the derby day only youth between 5 and 15 years of age may fish Lock #4 from 8 AM until 11 AM. After that time people of all ages may fish.
Ohio/Erie Canal (Cleveland): Take I-77 north (from Cleveland)) to Grant Avenue. Exit at Grant Avenue and travel west to East 49th Street. Travel south on East 49th Street to the park entrance. Enter the park and proceed to the Canal Way Visitor's Center. Park at the center and walk down the trail to the fishing area. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from 6 AM until 11 PM.
Petros Lake (Canton): Take I-77 (south from Canton) to exit 101. Go west on Faircrest Street. Turn north on Perry Drive. Petros Lake is located at the corner of Perry Drive SW and Faircrest Street SW. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from sunrise to sunset.
Punderson Lake (Chardon): Punderson Lake is located off of SR 87, approximately 2 miles west of SR 44 and 6 miles east of SR 306. Restrictions: This lake is open 24 hours per day for fishing.
Shadow Lake (Cleveland): Take I-271 (north from Akron) to US 422. Take US 422 east to the Harper Road exit. Travel south to Solon Road. Take Solon Road west to the Hawthorn Parkway. Take the Hawthorn Parkway south to Shadow Lake. The lake is located east of the Hawthorn Parkway and approximately 1/2 mile south of Solon Road. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from 6 AM until 11 PM.
Silver Creek Lake (Akron): Take US 224 (west from Akron) to SR 21. Take SR 21 and travel south for approximately 3 miles to SR 585. Take SR 585 (south)west and immediately exit at Hametown Road. Turn north (left) on Hametown Road and travel 0.5 miles to the park entrance on the left. Follow the park signs to the lake. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from 6 AM until 11 PM. Boat rentals are available from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
Westlake Recreation Center Pond (Cleveland): Take I-480 (west from Cleveland) to the Clague Road exit. Travel north on Clague Road to Hilliard Blvd. Turn left on Hilliard Blvd. Go 3 miles to the Westlake Recreation Center on the left. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from sunrise to sunset.
Veterans Park Granger Pond (East Lake): Take SR 2 (east from Eastlake) to the SR 615 exit. Go north on SR 615 for approximately 1 mile to the Munson Road and Center Street intersection. Drive north on SR 615 (Center Street) for about 0.5 mile to Hopkins Road. Continue north to Veteran's Park, which is located on the west (left) side of the road. Granger Pond is located within Veteran's Park. Restrictions: Fishing is permitted for people of all ages from sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.
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Barnesville City Reservoir # 3 - Slope Creek Reservoir (Barnesville): Take SR 800 south from Barnesville, turn right (south/west) on Township Rd 514 to boat ramp.
Belmont Lake - Barkcamp State Park (St. Clairsville): Depart St Clairsville, Ohio using Interstate 70 (West). Using Exit 208, turn left (South) onto SR 149. Turn left (East) on to SR 147, then left (North) onto SR 147 (SR149). Bear left (East) onto SR 149. Turn left (North) onto Twp Rd. 208 (Plainfield Rd.). Bear right (northeast) onto ODNR Local Road.
Blue Rock State Park – Cutler Lake (Zanesville): Depart Zaneville, Ohio using SR 60. Turn left (east) onto Shaver Rd. Turn left (north) onto Poverty Ridge Rd. Turn right (north) on ODNR Local Road.
Dow Lake - Stroud’s Run State Park (Athens): Depart Athens, Ohio on East State St. off US 33. Turn right (north) onto Madison Ave. Turn right (northeast) onto Columbia Ave. Road name changes to County Rd. (CR) 20 (Stroud's Run Rd.). Turn right to stay on CR 20. Turn right to continue on CR 20. Turn to ODNR Local Roads.
Forked Run State Park (Tuppers Plains): Depart Tuppers Plains, Ohio on SR 7. Turn left (east) onto SR 681. Turn right (south) onto SR 124. Turn right (north) onto ODNR Local Road.
Jackson City Reservoir - Hammertown Lake (Jackson): Depart Jackson, Ohio on East Main St. Turn left on Broadway St. Continue on E South St. Continue on W South St. W South St. becomes Jisco West Rd. Turn right on Hammertown Lake Rd.
Lake Alma State Park (Wellston): Depart downtown Wellston, Ohio using SR 93 (North Pennsylvania Ave.). Turn right (east) onto SR 349. Turn right (east) onto Lake Alma State Park ODNR Local Road.
Monroe Lake Wildlife Area (Woodsfield): Depart Woodsfield, Ohio on SR 800 (North). Turn left (west) on ODNR Local Road. Arrive Monroe Lake Wildlife Area camping/dam access. (or) Turn left (west) on County Rd. 2 after 3. 9 miles on SR 800 (north). Turn right (north) on SR 145 to Miltonsburg. Turn right (east) on Twp Rd 1001 to boat ramp/shoreline access.
New Lexington City Reservoir (New Lexington): Depart New Lexington, on SR 13 (north), turn left (west) on SR 37 & SR 13, turn right (north) on SR 13, turn right (northeast) on Perry County Road 19, arrive at New Lexington Reservoir "ramp".
Rose Lake (Hocking Hills State Park): Depart from US 33 & SR 664 intersection (southwest) on SR 664 from Logan, Ohio. Arrive at Hocking Hills State Park Lodge HDQ (internal roads).
Turkey Creek Lake – Shawnee State Park (Portsmouth): Depart Portsmouth, Ohio West onto US 52. Turn right (northwest) onto SR 125. Turn left (west) onto ODNR Local Road to boat ramp or shore access.
Timbre Ridge Lake - Wayne National Forest (Ironton): Depart US 52, Ironton, Ohio @ US 52 (west). At exit SR 141, keep right onto ramp. Turn right (northeast) onto SR 141 (Campbell Dr.). Bear right (north) onto SR 141. Turn left to stay on SR 141. Keep left onto SR 775 and follow Palestine Church-Yarico Rd. Turn right (south) onto Timber Ridge Rec. Road 91.
Vesuvius Lake (Ironton): Depart Ironton, Ohio from US 52 & SR 93 intersection, keep straight onto SR 93 (northeast) then turn right (east) on Lawrence County Rd. 29 (Ellisonville-Paddle Creek Rd.). Turn left (north) on Lawrence County Rd. 20 (Loop Road) and then turn right (east) into Vesuvius Lake boat ramp area.
Wolf Run State Park (Belle Valley): Depart Belle Valley, Ohio @ State Route 821 exit off Interstate 77. Go Southeast on SR 821. Turn left (northeast) on SR 215 . Turn left (northwest) on Park Drive (or other ODNR Local Roads)
Yoctangee Park Lake - Chillicothe Park District (Chillicothe): Depart from SR 104 @ US 35, Chillicothe, Ohio. Continue on N High St. Turn left on W Main St. Turn left on N Mulberry St.
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Adams Lake (West Union): From West Union, follow SR 41 east/north 1.5 miles to the Adams Lake State Park entrance on the left.
Davis Lake – 15500 Saint Marys River Rd.: From US 33 and SR 66 in St. Marys, head north on SR 66 for two miles. Turn left onto Glynwood Rd. Follow Glynwood Rd. for 2 miles, then turn left onto St. Marys River Rd. The entrance to the lake will be .5 miles on the left.
Clark Lake (Springfield): From the Springfield area, take I-70 east to the US 40 exit. Follow US 40 east for just 0.1 mile, and turn left (north) on Bowman Rd. Follow Bowman Rd. about 1.2 miles to Old Columbus Rd. Turn right (east), and follow Old Columbus Rd. one mile to Vernon Asbury Rd. Turn left (north) on Vernon Asbury Rd., and the entrance to Clark Lake is ahead on the right
Rocky Fork Lake (Hillsboro): From Hillsboro, follow SR 124 south about 4 miles. Turn left (east) on North Shore Rd. Follow North Shore Rd. about 1 mile to the Rocky Fork State Park campground entrance. The children’s fishing event is located at the campground marina boat basin.
Rush Run Lake (Germantown): From Germantown, follow SR 725 west to Gratis. Continue west on SR 725 another 3.7 miles to Wayne Trace Rd. Turn left (south), and follow Wayne Trace Rd. 3.5 miles to Northern Rd. Turn right (west), and follow Northern Rd. one mile to Pogue Frazee Rd. Turn right (north), and follow Pogue Frazee Rd. about 0.7 miles to the main parking lot for Rush Run Lake.
Stonelick Lake (Milford): From Milford, follow SR 131 east about 8.5 miles to SR 727. Follow SR 727 east about 3 miles to the main entrance for Stonelick State Park.
Sycamore State Park Lake (Dayton): From Trotwood, take Wolf Creek Pike west about 2.8 miles to Diamond Mill Rd. Turn right (north), and follow Diamond Mill Rd. about 0.5 miles to Providence Rd. Turn left (west), follow Providence Rd. about 0.5 miles, and turn left into the entrance for the Overlook Picnic Area.
Tawawa Lake (Sidney): From I-75 and SR 29 interchange, take SR 29 east about 2.2 miles to downtown Sidney. Follow SR 29 east across the Great Miami River. Turn left onto SR 47 East/North. Follow SR 47 one half mile, and turn right onto Tawawa Drive at Tawawa Park.
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