Ohio Fishing Destinations

Oxbow Lake

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Kelp Bass

The Oxbow Lake fishing area in Ohio, USA is a popular spot for anglers looking to catch a variety of fish species, including bass, catfish, and crappie. Nearby activities include hiking, birdwatching, and camping. Fishing tips include using live bait and fishing near the weed beds. The best time of year to visit is in the spring and fall when the temperatures are mild, averaging around 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit. Dressing in layers is recommended. Overall, Oxbow Lake is a great destination for those looking to enjoy the outdoors and catch some fish. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family.

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This is the largest catfish of the family Ictaluridae, reported to grow to 120 lb. (54 kg).

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The kelp bass, a member of a large group of seabasses, which inhabit the eastern Pacific, is a robust fish ...