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Knox Lake Fishing Map | Central OH

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Lake Information Details and State Management
Knox Lake Knox Lake in Knox County covers 495 acres of fishing water and has 12 miles of shoreline. This lake is in Ohio Division of Wildlife District 1.
Location Knox Lake is located in northern Knox County just northeast of Frederickstown on State Route 95.
Distance from Major Cities Approximately 40 miles northeast of Columbus — Approximately 20 miles south of Mansfield — Approximately 80 miles southwest of Cleveland.
Fishing Opportunities Knox Lake is noted for its populations of Muskellunge * Largemouth Bass * Bluegill * Crappie * Yellow Perch * Catfish * In the tailwaters of the lake are Rainbow Trout.
Boating Information There is a 10-hp restriction on Knox Lake. There are two marinas on the lake featuring boat rentals and launch ramps.
State Management The Division of Wildlife activities include monitoring fish populations and water quality analysis.

Knox Lake 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, or ”TIP” program is helping 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 it 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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