Currently holds the Ohio record for biggest muskellunge, 55 lbs, 2 ozs, 50-1/4 inches, April 2, 1972.
Location | The majority of the lake is located in Belmont County, near Piedmont, Ohio, accessible by I-70 and State Routes 800 and 22.
Acres of Water | 2,270
Acres of Surrounding Land | 4,416
Maximum Depth | 38 feet
Shoreline Length | 38 miles
Horsepower Limit | 10
Boat Launch Ramp | One public ramp is located at the marina; another is off State Route 800 (Reynolds Road).
Piedmont Marina | 32281 Marina Road, Freeport, OH 43973, (740) 658-1029. Docking, boat sales and service, rental boats, fuel, accessories, fishing supplies, lunch counter.
Spring (April 1 - May 14)
Sunday - Saturday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Summer (May 15 - September 6)
Sunday - Saturday, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Fall (September 7 - November 1)
Sunday - Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Winter (November 2 - March 30)
Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Closed Sat and Sun)
Lunch Counter (May 15 - September 6)
Tuesday - Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Camping | Over 80 camp lots (class A full hookups and class A with electric) with accommodate units up to 35 feet. Showers, modern facilities, and playground. Contact the marina for information.
Hunting | Permitted in all non-restricted areas, and regulated by the ODNR Division of Wildlife.
Fishing | Fish are stocked by the ODNR Division of Wildlife, District 4. For current catch reports, contact the marina.
Camps | Eastern Ohio 4-H Extension Camp (Camp Piedmont) and Camp Presmont are located on the shores of Piedmont Lake.