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Popular Fish Species Mosquito Creek Lake, OH

Mosquito Creek Lake Popular Fish - Largemouth Bass

Largemouth Bass Fishing

Currently, largemouth bass fishing is very popular in Mosquito Creek Lake. The lake had plenty of cover, especially grass, for both baitfish and bass. Fishing for largemouth bass is good virtually any time they are shallow - in spring, mornings in summer, and during warm fall afternoons. Use shallow crankbaits around rip rap. Around grass fish the edges of the grass lines using worms, jigs, topwater and spinnerbaits. In deeper water, big worms, jigs and spoons are three good weapons. In winter, spend your time on deeper structure.

Mosquito Creek Lake Popular Fish -Black Crappie

Black Crappie

Black crappie reside in good numbers throughout Mosquito Creek Lake. The Year off to a very good start as most crappie here are averaging a very good size, for local anglers. Crappie fishing is excellent, and they are running in respectable-size schools. Crappie always like cover and structure, so locate shallow brush and vegetation. Using a fish finder can help locate schools of crappie, which tend to stack vertically around cover. In spring and fall focus on the 8 to 12 foot range. As the crappie move deep in summer and winter, follow points out deep, as well as find ledges near channels in deeper water. White crappie, in smaller numbers, also make this lake their home. When the lake freezes over, ice fishing is often a great way to catch lots of crappie.

Mosquito Creek Lake Popular Fish - Walleye

Walleye Fishing

Thanks to good fishery management, a healthy population of walleye are now thriving in the waters of Mosquito Creek Lake this year. They are eager to feed throughout the lake, but tend to concentrate on flats and ledges off the river channels. The best results for catching walleye here is most often by trolling, however casting live bait, jigs, worms, spoons and deep-diving crankbaits also work well at times.

Mosquito Creek Lake Fishing Video

Fish species to fish for...

Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass, yellow perch and northern pike at Mosquito Lake in Ohio.

Only a ten-minute drive from Warren Ohio, Mosquito Creek Lake is a 6,500-acre reservoir offering excellent boating and fishing opportunities. Over 30 miles of shoreline surround this home of catfish, bass, crappie, bluegill, walleye, white bass, perch and northern pike.

Mosquito Creek Lake, located in northeastern Ohio, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts seeking a peaceful and scenic escape. With its serene surroundings and diverse recreational opportunities, Mosquito Creek Lake offers excellent fishing, boating, and camping experiences.

Fishing at Mosquito Creek Lake provides anglers with the opportunity to target various fish species. The lake is known for its thriving populations of walleye, largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and channel catfish. Anglers can cast their lines from the shoreline, fish from a boat, or explore the lake's numerous coves and submerged structures for optimal fishing spots. Mosquito Creek Lake's diverse fishery ensures that anglers of all skill levels can have a rewarding and exciting fishing experience.

Marinas, boat ramps, bank-fishing access areas, parking and restrooms are located around the lake for public use. Some of the shoreline fishing areas are also convenient for launch of small watercraft, canoes and kayaks. Unlimited horsepower boating for fishing boats, pleasure boats and pontoons is permitted. Camping is available at the lake as well as nearby campgrounds and RV parks. For ice fishing enthusiasts, good catches of crappie, bluegill, walleye and sunfish can be expected once the ice is safe. Ice fishing derbies are popular here.

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Primary fish species residing in Mosquito Creek Lake

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Largemouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White crappie Walleye Bluegill White Bass Yellow Perch Northern pike

Mosquito Creek Lake Amenities

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

Today's Weather & Forecast

Boating is a popular activity at Mosquito Creek Lake, offering visitors the chance to explore the expansive waters and enjoy the picturesque surroundings. The lake allows various types of watercraft, including powerboats, pontoon boats, and kayaks. Boaters can enjoy leisurely cruises, engage in water sports activities, or simply relax on the calm waters while taking in the natural beauty. Multiple boat ramps and marinas are available, ensuring convenient access to the lake for boating enthusiasts.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Mosquito Lake Marina
Rentals: Fishing boats, kayaks and pontoons
330 637-2075

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Greenville Road Boat Launch
Located mid lake, east side, at the east end of the Greenville Road NE Bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Mahan-Denman Boat Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, off Road 240, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Mosquito Lake Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Durst Road, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Route 305 Boat Launch Facility
Located in the southeast corner of the lake, off Route 305, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.


Mosquito Lake Marina
1439 Wilson Sharpsville rd
Cortland, Ohio 44410
330 637-2075

Fishing Guides On Mosquito Creek Lake

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Fishing License

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Camping facilities at Mosquito Creek Lake cater to those looking to extend their stay and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area. The Mosquito Lake State Park Campground offers a range of camping options, including tent sites and RV sites with electric hookups. Campers can enjoy the peaceful ambiance, indulge in outdoor activities, and take advantage of the lake's fishing and boating opportunities.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Jan's Campground - 330 638-2917

Mosquito Lake State Park Campground - 330 637-2856

Paradise Lakes Family Campground - 330 889-3031

Cass Lake Mobile Home & RV Park - 330 637-7781

Mosquito Creek Lake OH Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Mosquito Creek Lake
Mosquito Lake State Park
1439 Wilson Sharpsville Rd
Cortland, OH 44410
330 637-2856


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Mosquito Creek Lake offers fishing for a dozen species of fish in northeast Ohio.

Fishing on Mosquito Creek Lake, in OH.