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Lake Information Details and State Management
Oxbow Lake Oxbow Lake is in Defiance County. The small lake covers just 36 acres of fishing water with 1.5 miles of shoreline. This reservoir is in Ohio Division of Wildlife District Two(2).
Location Oxbow Lake is located in Defiance County. It lies 10 miles northwest of the city of Defiance and can be accessed from State Route 15 at Schick Road.
Distance from Major Cities 10 miles northwest of the city of Defiance. Approximately 50 miles west of Toledo. Approximately 110 miles north of Dayton. Approximately 20 miles east of the Ohio/IN border.
Fishing Opportunities Tiny Oxbow Lake offers fishing opportunities including: *Largemouth Bass *Bluegill *Green Sunfish *Bullhead.
Boating Information There is no restrictions on Oxbow – but please use your common sense as the lake is only 36 acres. A small boat launch is located on the northern shore of the lake.
State Management The Division of Wildlife activities include ~ monitoring fish populations ~ stocking ~ water quality analysis.

Oxbow 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 -“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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