Lake Erie-Conneaut


Lake Erie -Conneaut

Town(s): Conneaut OH, Conneaut Harbor OH

Size: acres
Average Depth: feet
Maximum Depth: feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes
Swimming: Unknown

Conneaut Creek – is one of the tributaries for Lake Erie and is approximately 40-50 miles long. The Creek runs from Pennsylvania through Ohio to Lake Erie and for most of its length is protected by either state as a State Wild and Scenic River. The creek varies in size and depth but can reach width of up to 40 ft. There are 12 public access point for the Creek but it is primarily a fishing river. The heavily wooded area and all its watershed are home to 78 fish species, 32 species of reptiles and amphibians, and 30 unique plants, some of which are endangered. The creek is made up of riffles, runs, slow pools and fast pools alike and runs underneath several beautiful covered bridges. However, the Creek is most famous for its fishing. Anglers will find smallmouth bass, Muskie and others but it is recognized as one of the best Steelhead Trout fishing spots in the United States! 


Water Quality: Unknown
Vegetation Growth: Unknown
Non-native Species: Unknown

Fishing Comments: Considered one of the best Steelhead Trout fishing areas in the United State!
Fish Species: Muskellunge, Largemouth Bass, Tiger Muskie, Salmon, Lake Trout, Walleye

Boat Access: Unknown
Parking Spaces: 21-40

Shoreline Development: 25-50%