Lake Vesuvius Fishing Map ~ Southeast Ohio
Lake Info & State Management
Lake Vesuvius is in Lawrence County. This small lake covers 143 acres of water and 8 miles of shoreline. The lake lies within Ohio Division of Wildlife District Four(4).
Location ~ Lake Vesuvius is located in Lawrence County approximately 11 miles north of Ironton and 32 miles south of Jackson. The lake is accessible from State Route 93.
Distance from Major Cities ~ 11 miles north of Ironton. 105 miles south of Columbus. 131 miles southeast of Cincinnati. 14 miles from Kentucky (Ashland). 29 miles from West Virginia (Huntington).
Fishing Opportunities ~ Lake Vesuvius supports populations of *Largemouth Bass *Spotted Bass *Bluegill *White Crappie *Redear Sunfish reproduce naturally. *Channel Catfish and *Saugeye are maintained through periodic stockings.
Boating Information ~ There is an electric motors only restriction on Lake Vesuvius. A single boat ramp near the dam serves the entire lake. A small fee is required.
The Ohio Division of Wildlife activities include; monitoring fish populations ~ stocking of channel catfish and saugeye ~ construction and placement of fish attractors ~ physical and chemical water analysis.
Lake Vesuvius OH ~ Google Maps
Good morning everyone! Fishing/Catching remains challenging at times with glimpses of turning the corner of becoming more consistent. It’s crazy that we’re in the middle of May and Mr. and Mrs. walleye don’t have there act together. I’m sure
Ohio Lake Maps by ODNR Region 1-5
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.