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Acton Lake Fishing Map | Southwest Ohio

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Lake Information Details and State Management
Acton Lake Acton Lake is found in Butler and Preble Counties. It covers 5.625 acres of fishing water with 8 miles of shoreline. This lake is in Ohio Division of Wildlife District Five(5).
Location In Delaware and Preble counties on the southwestern edge of Ohio. Four miles from the Indiana/Ohio state line. The lake is accessible by State Route 177 – SR 732 – SR 725 – U.S. Route 27.
Distance from Major Cities 7 miles north of Oxford. 40 miles northwest of Cincinnati. 35 miles southwest of Dayton.
Fishing Opportunities Acton Lake fishing action includes; *Largemouth Bass *Bluegills *Muskellunge *Tiger Musky *White Crappie *Channel Catfish *Bullheads.
Boating Information There is a boat rental and marina. Horsepower limited to 10-hp.
State Management The State Park is 3596 acres and surrounds Acton Lake. Ohio Division of Wildlife activities include ~ stocking ~ constructing of fish shelters ~ population monitoring ~ water quality analysis. ODNR has stocked the species listed above. Bass must be 15".

Acton Lake Spotlight – Courtesy of Google Maps

A very special THANKS to the Ohio Division of Natural Resources, the Division of Wildlife and the Division of Watercraft for their hard work and dedication in providing Southwest Ohio sportsmen and women with boating safety plus excellent fishing & hunting opportunities!

Turn In a Poacher (1-800-POACHER)

Ohio’s Turn In a Poacher -“TIP” program – helps to curtail poaching throughout the state by involving the public in reporting wildlife violations. If you observe a wildlife violation, click here and submit the form online or print the form and mail to:

TIP Headquarters, Division of Wildlife
2045 Morse Rd., Bldg G
Columbus, Ohio 43229-6693

Or call the TIP toll-free hotline, 1-800-POACHER.


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