Atwood Lake

Current Temperature:
70°

Est Water Temperature:
68° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.02 (High)

Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)

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Atwood Lake
National Pro Reports

Keystone Lake, OK
2014-07-14
I have been regularly fishing Keystone for striped Bass for about four weeks right now. The trips I have been doing are very early morning trips, and they have been producing good numbers of Stripers ... [more]

-Steve Carroll

Old Hickory Lake, TN
2014-07-11
This past week has been pretty typical for Old Hickory in July. We have had some good days but mixed in with those good days are the days the fish make us work. Every year around now the fish seem to ... [more]

-Ian Huey

Ohio Reports

Leesville Lake North, OH
2014-07-21
Tried the musky bite today. Threw my favorites at em & only one follow early ( big fish ). Switched up and tried the saugeye bait also before leaving. One bite and landed one 21 inch saugeye. Caug... [more]

Atwood Lake, OH
2014-07-17
Three channel cats 2 to 3 pound range and around 20 blugill and rockbass.All fish were caught on the rocks.Could not get a fish on brush.Only fished from 9 till noon.July 17... [more]

Atwood Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Atwood Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Vital fishing information for Atwood Lake, including mean water temperature and moon phase. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!

Bicycles are permitted on the state highways, and bicycle trails are located within the MWCD park. A Public Launch ramp for the boating enthusiasts and fishermen is available near the Atwood Lake Dam year round. Camping at Atwood Lake is available through MWCD @ (330)-343-6780 or visit their website @ www.mwcdlakes.com. Federal Recreation passes such as Golden Age, Golden Access, or America the Beautiful National Park and Federal Recreation Lands Access Passes are not honored at MWCD facilities, but anyone over the age of 60 or those who have a Golden Buckeye Card receive a 10% discount. Directions to Atwood Lake is approximately 10 miles east of I-77. At I-77 take Exit 93 which is the Bolivar/Zoar State Route 212 Exit. Take State Route 212 east until you cross Atwood Dam. See Map. Fishing is permitted at the Atwood Lake Day Use Area and below the dam. Atwood Lake is located on the Indian Fork of the Conotton Creek, 4 miles southeast of New Cumberland, Ohio, and 18 miles east of Dover, Ohio, in Tuscarawas County, on State Route 212. Atwood Lake was constructed primarily for flood control, recreation, fish and wildlife management. The Atwood Dam is a rolled earth fill with impervious core, 65 feet high, 3,700 feet long, with a top width of 30 feet, and a base width of 360 feet. The recreation facilities at Atwood Lake are administered by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy. For tours of Atwood Dam, Intake Structure, and Flood Control Facilities contact the Project Supervisor @ (330)-343-5611. Restrooms are provided at the Atwood Lake Day Use Area on a seasonal basis (April October). [Atwood Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/16/2008]
State:
Ohio

County:
Carroll

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
1540

Lake Management:


Latitude:
40.544133

Longitude:
-81.237953

Water Clarity:


Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
34

Normal Elevation (ft):
928

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:


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Atwood Lake Community Fishing Reports
Guest
2014-07-17
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Three channel cats 2 to 3 pound range and around 20 blugill and rockbass.All fish were caught on the rocks.Could not get a fish on brush.Only fished from 9 till noon.July 17
Atwood Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Atwood Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   2.8/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
68 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Atwood Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Atwood Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.6/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 68. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Atwood Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Atwood Lake Crappie Rating:
   3.3/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie will be coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding much more aggressively making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Crappie will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into schools again in the old river channels. It?s time to hit the water. Have fun today!
Atwood Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Atwood Lake Walleye Rating:
   2.6/5
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- No walleye in this lake, just saugeye. Hoping to hit some tonight with minnows
Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Atwood Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Atwood Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.7/5
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The water temperature is climbing and the catfish will start becoming more active now. The catfish spawn is right around the corner and generally all catfish species will be looking to spawn. Blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish spawn in much the same areas. Mostly spawning in deep tree lay downs that have lots of shade, holes in the bank, sunken barrels and tires. With baitfish becoming active, it?s time to catch some small sunfish, bluegill, shad and frogs and getting the line in the water.
Atwood Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Atwood Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   2.1/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 68 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Atwood Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Atwood Lake White Bass Rating:
   4.1/5
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Atwood Lake Striped Bass Fishing

[ Striped Bass Info ]
Atwood Lake Striped Bass Rating:
   1.7/5
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Atwood Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.
Sunrise:
06:18 EST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
20:44 EST







Atwood Lake Links
Lake Map
http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/wildlife/Fishing/lakemaps/Atwood Lake Fishing Map.htm  

State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://www.ohiodnr.com/Wildlife  

State Fishing Licensee
https://www.greatlodge.com/oh/license/we...  

State Parks
http://www.ohiodnr.com/parks/  

State Fishing Records
http://www.ohiodnr.com/wildlife/fishing/...  

State Fishing Information
http://www.ohiodnr.com/wildlife/PDF/pub1...