Van Buren Lake Fishing Map | Northwest Ohio

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Lake Information Details and State Management
Van Buren Lake Van Buren Lake is in Hancock County. This tiny lake covers 53 acres of fishing water and has 2 miles of shoreline. This lake is in Ohio Division of Wildlife District Two(2).
Location Van Buren Lake is located in northern Hancock County. It is approximately eight miles north of Findlay and one mile east of I-75 off of State Route 613.
Distance from Major Cities Approximately 8 miles north of Findlay. Approximately 40 miles south of Toledo. Approximately 35 miles northeast of Lima.
Fishing Opportunities Van Buren Lake supports; *Largemouth Bass *Bluegill *Crappies *Bullheads.
Boating Information There is an electric motors only restriction on Van Buren Lake. A single lane boat ramp is on the north side.
State Management The Division of Wildlife activities include ~ monitoring fish populations ~ physical and chemical water quality analysis.

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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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