Fishing At Delaware Lake
AKA: Delaware State Park Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass, muskie and saugeye at Delaware Lake in Ohio.
The main attraction at Delaware State Park, Delaware Lake is a 1,330-acre lake in the central part of the state with over 30 miles of shoreline. Four designated fishing areas, with parking, rest rooms and access to the shore for bank fishing, are scattered around the lake. Two boat launch ramps are available for the public to launch boats with up to 10 horsepower (the lake maximum). The marina offers services to boaters, fishing tackle and bait, and rental boats. In addition to the lake, there are over 50 ponds scattered around the lake. Most of these ponds have populations of fish and are available to the public. Delaware State Park includes a campground with RV hookups.
Primary fish species residing in Delaware Lake
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Delaware Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES, three
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Delaware State Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, at the Delaware State Park Marina, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Road 223 Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off Horseshoe Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.
Southwest Boat Ramps
Located in the southwest section of the lake, due north of the west end of the dam, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking. It is also a portage spot for canoes and kayaks.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Delaware State Park - 866 644-6727
Whitesands Campgrounds - 740 363.-1896
Delaware Lake OH Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Delaware State Park
75 Downing Rd
Delaware, OH 43015
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Delaware Lake in OH
General Fishing Info
Fishing for crappie, muskie, and largemouth and smallmouth bass in central OH