|Lake Information||Details and State Management|
|Forked Run Lake||Forked Run Lake is located in Meigs County. It has 107 acres with 8.5 miles of shoreline. The lake lies within Ohio Division of Wildlife District Four(4).|
|Location||Forked Run Lake is located right next to the Ohio River. It is just north of State Route 124 and also neighboring the Shade River State Forest. It is virtually as far southeast as you can be in Ohio.|
|Distance from Major Cities||Approximately 30 miles southwest of Marietta. Approximately 90 miles southeast of Columbus. Approximately 60 miles south of Zanesville.|
|Fishing Opportunities||Forked Run Lake features *Bluegill *Largemouth and Spotted Bass *Channel Catfish – *Saugeye and *Golden Trout are stocked.|
|Boating Information||Boats can be launched from two ramps; one is an improved ramp near the dam which features a boat rental and another small gravel ramp accessible off of Township Road 272 provides access to the upper end of the lake. The lake is limited to electric motors only.|
|State Management||The Division of Wildlife activities include; monitoring fish populations ~ physical and chemical water analysis.|
Forked Run Lake Location – Courtesy 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 Ohio sportsmen and women with safety and excellent fishing, hunting and boating 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.