Fishing our lake..



Bass catch and release - May 1st to June 1st


2018 Fishing Limits and Regulations

Bass fishing will be catch and release from May 1st to June 1st.

Bass size limits are as follows: only during the open season: 2 bass, 12”-15” May be kept per membership per day. All other bass are catch and release.

The limit on pan fish is 15 per day per family membership. For example, family of 4 can only take 15 pan fish total. Guests are catch and release only.

There is no limit on catfish. Please take the larger ones out of the lake.

Amurs are beneficial to the lake and are protected. DO NOT remove them from the lake. They are very similar to a carp. The only difference is the top dorsal. Fin of an amur is short while the top of the dorsal fin of a carp is long. Also, carp have a yellow cast.

Longnose gars need to be destroyed. Each gar verified by a club officer or trustee receives a $50.00 credit towards next year’s dues.


Lake and Surrounding Area Policies

Guests must pay the posted per day, per person fee prior to fishing. Please go to the range building, mark the supplied envelope as “lake” and put it through the slot in the building. If the guest is shooting and fishing, mark the envelope “R&L.”

Please sign the fishing log book upon departure, even if nothing was caught. The purpose of the log book is to better track species and population to improve future fishing experiences.

Because of the ever changing species and population updates of the fish in the lake, specific fishing regulations and limits will be posted yearly.

Have your membership card visible on your person at all times.

No swimming or inner tubing.

No unsupervised trot, set or bank lines, or jug fishing. You must have a license if you intend to take turtles or frogs.

No chumming or fish feeding.

No introduction of fish from outside sources. Minnows from reliable sources are permitted.

Electric boat motors only. Boats must be transported, they cannot be left overnight with the exception of camping.

No vehicles permitted on the dike.

Keep dogs under control. No dogs in the lake during spawning season.

Please use trash containers. Build fires in the fire rings only.

Camp in the designated campsites only.


North Lawrence Fish and Game Club
15325 Lawmont St.

North Lawrence, OH