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Lake Information Details and State Management
Deer Creek Reservoir Deer Creek Reservoir is in Stark County. The lake covers 314 acres of fishing water with 8 miles of shoreline. It is within Ohio Division of Wildlife District Three.
Location The lake is located in the northeast section of Stark County about 1 mile east of Limaville and 5 miles north of Alliance. It is just east of State Route 183 and can be reached by taking Price Street east from Limaville.
Distance from Major Cities Approximately 50 miles southeast of Cleveland. Approximately 120 miles northeast of Columbus. Approximately 30 miles west of the Ohio/PA border.
Fishing Opportunities Deer Creek Reservoir supports *Largemouth Bass *Bluegill *Crappie *Channel Catfish *Brown Bullheads *Walleye *Redear Sunfish *An occasional Muskellunge.
Boating Information A small boat launch is available on the east side of this small reservoir.
State Management The Ohio Division of Wildlife fish management includes stocking ~ population monitoring ~ physical and chemical water analysis. The city of Alliance operates a small concession adjacent to the boat ramp.

Deer Creek Reservoir – Courtesy of Google Maps

Bait & Tackle Shops Nearby

Coket’s Country Corner: 12016 Union Ave. NE, Alliance, OH 44601 Ph: 330-823-2300


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 Northern 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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