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Lake Information Details and State Management
Hoover Reservoir Hoover Reservoir is in Delaware and Franklin Counties. The lake covers 3300 acres with 45 miles of shoreline. Ohio Division of Wildlife District 1.
Location Hoover Reservoir is located in Delaware and Franklin Counties just north of Columbus. It can be accessed by State Route 161 to Sunbury Road. US Route 3 runs along the west side of the lake and US Route 605 is to the east.
Distance from Major Cities Approximately 10 miles north of Columbus — Approximately 70 miles northeast of Dayton — Approximately 110 miles southwest of Cleveland.
Fishing Opportunities Hoover contains Largemouth Bass * Bluegill * Crappie * Catfish * Saugeye.
Boating Information There is an 6 HP restriction on Hoover. Many small ramps are located on the west side of the lake along Sunbury Road and an improved ramp is on Red Bank Road.
State Management The Division of Wildlife activities include stocking – monitoring fish populations – water quality analysis.

Hoover Reservoir Location – 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 Ohio sportsmen and women with safety and 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.