Fishing At West Branch Lake
AKA: Michael J. Kirwan Reservoir, West Branch Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, spotted bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, yellow perch, muskie, northern pike, sauger and saugeye at West Branch Lake in Ohio.
Located southeast of Cleveland Ohio, West Branch Lake is a 2,300-acre lake for swimming, water skiing, boating and fishing. 40 miles of wooded shoreline present excellent fishing opportunities from a boat, and in some areas for fishing from the bank. the lake has a variety if fish species including saugeye, sauger, muskie, northern pike, bass, crappie, walleye, bluegill and yellow perch. A half dozen boat ramps make easy access for pontoons, pleasure and fishing boats. Kayaks and canoes can be portaged from various public access areas around the lake. Boat rentals, gas, snacks, fishing gear and supplies are available at West Branch Marina. Ice fishing for walleye, black crappie, white crappie, yellow perch and northern pike draws locals to the lake for some great winter fishing. Camping and RV spaces are available at the lake in West Branch State Park.
Primary fish species residing in West Branch Lake
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Michael J. Kirwan Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
West Branch State Park Campground - 330 296-3239
Country Acres Campground - 330 358-2774
West Branch Lake OH Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
West Branch Lake
West Branch Marina
8109 Cable Line Rd
Ravenna, OH 44266
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Michael J. Kirwan Reservoir in Ohio
General Fishing Info
Michael J. Kirwan Reservoir offers a variety of fishing and recreation options in northeast Ohio.