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Salt Fork Lake, OH

Surrounded by Salt Fork State Park, in east-central OH, Salt Fork Lake is a 2,900-acre fishery with over 60 miles of shoreline. The lake offers over a dozen popular fish species. Ten boat launch ramps and two marinas make this an ideal destination for boating, water sports and fishing.

Bass, muskies, walleye and crappie are favorites here, plus there is good fishing for catfish and sunfish. Plenty of camping, RV hookups, cabins and lodging options are available for a weekend fishing trip or an extended family vacation. When the cold of winter sets in, and the ice is safe, anglers can expect good action while ice fishing for black crappie, white crappie, walleye and bluegill.

What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, white bass, muskie and saugeye at Salt Fork Lake in Ohio.

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Primary fish species residing in Salt Fork Lake

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Most Popular Bass Lures
Most Popular Bass Lures

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Flathead catfish Black crappie White Crappie Walleye Bluegill White Bass Muskie Saugeye

Salt Fork Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

R-17 Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off R-17 Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

R-18 Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the northeast side of the lake, off R-18 Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Morning Glory Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Millstone Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Old Marina Dock Holders Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off R-14 Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Salt Fork Old Marina South
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off R-14 Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Salt Fork State Park Wildlife Area
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, south side, off R-16 Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.

Sugartree Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northern section of the lake, south side, off R-68 Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Salt Fork State Park Campground - 740 432-1508

Hillview Acres Campground - 740 439-4338

Salt Fork Lake OH Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Salt Fork Lake
Salt Fork State Park
14755 Cadiz Road
Lore City, OH 43755
740 432-1508

 

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Salt Fork Lake in OH

Fishing for bass, muskies, walleye and crappie in east-central OH

Salt Fork Lake, in Ohio.