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Lake Information Details and State Management
Leesville Lake Leesville Lake is in southwestern Carroll County. The lake covers 1000 acres of water with 27 miles of shoreline at normal pool level. It is within Ohio Division of Wildlife District Three.
Location Leesville Lake is located in southwest Carroll County between New Philadelphia and Carrollton. The lake can be accessed by State Route 39 – SR 212 – SR 332.
Distance from Major Cities Approximately 70 miles southeast of Cleveland. Approximately 45 miles southeast of Akron. Approximately 100 miles northeast of Columbus.
Fishing Opportunities Leesville Lake is known for its * Muskellunge and also has *Largemouth Bass *Crappies *Bluegill *Channel Catfish.
Boating Information There is a 10-hp limit restriction on Leesville Lake. There are two marinas on the lake plus one public launch ramp. The Leesville campground has 200 sites.
State Management The Division of Wildlife activities include monitoring fish populations ~ stocking (muskellunge) ~ creel studies ~ and physical and chemical water quality analysis.

Leesville Lake Location – Courtesy of Google Maps

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Bait & Tackle Shops Nearby

T & A Bait & Tackle: 7236 Roswell Rd. SW, Sherrodsville, OH 44675


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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