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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie and bluegill at Paint Creek Lake in Ohio.

Paint Creek Lake, OH

Considered one of the top fishing lakes in the area, Paint Creek Lake is a 1,178-acre lake in the south-central part of the state, with over 30 miles of shoreline. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass are favorite targets here, but crappie, catfish and sunfish also get a lot of attention. The lake is the center piece of Paint Creek State Park, which offers a marina, camping, RV hookups, boat launch ramps, picnicking and hiking. This fertile fishery attracts many fishing tournaments throughout the season.

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Primary fish species residing in Paint Creek Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Spotted bass Channel catfish Black crappie White Crappie Bluegill

Paint Creek Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NEARBY

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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Paint Creek State Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the northeast side of the lake, off Taylor Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Paint Creek State Park - Deer Park Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Road 310, this is a six-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Paint Creek State Park Campground - 937 981-7061

Paint Creek Lake OH Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Paint Creek Lake
Paint Creek Lake State Park Marina
14265 US Route 50,
Bainbridge, OH 45612
937 365-1401

 

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Paint Creek Lake in OH

Fishing for largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass in south-central OH

Paint Creek Lake, in Ohio.