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Monroe Lake Wildlife Area

This 1,333-acre wildlife area lies on both sides of State Route 800, five miles north of Woodsfield. The area headquarters and dam are accessible from State Route 800.

The best squirrel hunting is limited to the more mature woodlands. The most productive areas for rabbits are the field borders and edges between cover types. Woodchuck hunting is productive after mid-June. There is some good grouse and deer hunting opportunities. Raccoon hunting and trapping are productive throughout the area. There is also a small potential for muskrat and fox trapping. Waterfowl hunting is limited to the lake vicinity.

Monroe Lake provides angling opportunities. A hydrographic fishing map (Publication 296) for Monroe Lake is available.

Two boat mooring sites and one boat launching ramp provide access to the lake. Latrines and wells are located near the dam. A
shotgun range is available for practice.

Monroe Lake Wildlife Area

Woodsfield, Ohio 43793

Phone Number(s)

Local Number: (740) 489-5021
Local Number: (740) 589-9930


Sunday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Special Hours: Contact the Salt Fork Wildlife Area Manager at (740) 489-5021 or the Wildlife District Four Office at (740) 589-9930.


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