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Stonelick Creek
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This spot was pretty good for just me but I don’t think that it could be fished by anymore than three people at a time. Over all a nice spot with a large calm section on one side of the bridge, current/rapids under the bridge, and rapids in turns on the other side. The spot was an easy one minute walk away from parking. The parking was a little tricky because you have to park on the edge on someone’s field. *I was parked just off the road and as I got back to my car the man working the field asked me to pull in farther next time so they could still have access to their field.*

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Avatar of lynmunsterlynmunster

Awesome fishing when the back water is up, normal pool is decent for about half mile up creek then it's to shallow for a boat, the mouth where Holts Creek dumps into the Ohio river is the best spot, tons of underwater structure, average 12-15 feet depth with a .5 to 2 mph current. Plenty of Hybrid Bass, Flathead Cat, Bluecats, brim, perch all around good spot. Easy access from bank and boat.

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Fishing regulations in Ohio can change throughout the year. Make sure to check this page before fishing for the most up to date rules and regulations for the current season. Local regulations govern when you can fish, the max size of the fish you can keep, how many fish you can keep, and more.

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