Dow Lake Fishing Map – Southeast Ohio

Dow Lake Fishing Map | SE OH

Dow Lake Fishing Map | Southeast Ohio FishingClick for a larger printable map view

Lake Information Details and State Management
Dow Lake Dow Lake is in Canaan Township in Athens County. It encompasses 153 acres with 7 miles of shoreline. The lake lies within Ohio Division of Wildlife District Four(4).
Location This small lake lies just northeast of Athens on County Road 20 and north of US Route 50. It is the next door neighbor of Strouds Run State Park.
Distance from Major Cities Approximately 70 miles southeast of Columbus. Approximately 30 miles west of Marietta.
Fishing Opportunities Dow Lake supports *Bluegill *Redear Sunfish *Largemouth Bass *Channel Catfish *Stocked Golden Trout.
Boating Information The boat ramp on Dow Lake is on the north end with parking and picnic areas. Horsepower is limited to 10-hp.
State Management The Division of Wildlife has instituted a slot limit for bass. Know the slot limit before you go bass fishing!

GFO On The Spot – Dow Lake – Courtesy 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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