Fishing At Tappan Reservoir
AKA: Tappan Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, bluegill, white bass and saugeye at Tappan Reservoir in Ohio.
Populated with several catchable fish species, Tappan Reservoir is an especially popular place to fish for bass, crappie and saugeye. Catfish, white bass and bluegill also reside here. This fishery is a 2,100-acre lake, in the northeast part of the state. It proudly boasts 38 miles of shoreline for anglers to explore, with plenty of areas to access the shore, for fishing from the bank. Ice fishing in winter is popular. There are boat ramps, a marina, dining and camping at the lake, with other resources nearby.
Primary fish species residing in Tappan Reservoir
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Tappan Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Rentals: Fishing boats, kayaks and pontoon boats
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Tappan Lake Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, north side, off I-250, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
33315 Cadiz-Dennison Rd
Scio, OH 43988
Click here for a Ohio Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Tappan Lake Park Campground - 740 922-3649
Tappan Park Amphitheater Campground - 740 922-3649
Tappan Reservoir OH Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Tappan Lake Park
84000 Mallarnee Rd
Deersville, OH 44693
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Tappan Reservoir in OH
General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass, crappie and saugeye in northeast OH