Local fishing holes for family fishing and river access for all.

Fishing access for all.

Adam Phillips Pond
East Gypsy Lane behind the Northwest Ohio Community Corrections Center

Off I-75 and East Gypsy Lane by the Northwest Ohio Community Corrections Center. Please do not park on grass. Bank fishing only; no boats. Bass are catch and release. A list of available fish and catch allowances are on-site. No live bait. Public fishing April 1 – October 31 only. This pond is a combined effort between the Wood County Commissioners and the Park District.


Buttonwood/Betty C. Black Recreation Area
27174 Hull Prairie Road, Perrysburg Township

Maumee River fishing. Fish found on site are: Walleye, Smallmouth Bass and White Bass. There is river access and parking off of Hull Prairie Road.


Otsego Park
20000 West River Road, Bowling Green 

At intersection of SR 235 and 65. Maumee River fishing. Fish found here include: catfish, smallmouth and pike.


William Henry Harrison Park
644 Bierly Avenue, Pemberville

Portage River fishing with smallmouth.



Family Fishing Only

What is family fishing? Family Fishing is for youth ages 17 and under. State of Ohio hunting license rules apply.

Beaver Creek Preserve
23028 Long Judson Road, Grand Rapids, OH 43552


Bradner Preserve
11491 Fostoria Road, Bradner OH 43406

Cricket Frog Cove Area
14810 Freyman Road, Cygnet 43413

Only 1/2 mile west of the Slippery Elm Trail. Between Rudolph and Mitchell Roads in Henry Township. Bass are catch and release.


W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
29530 White Road, Perrysburg