West Branch Reservoir

Portage - Ohio


  • 350 catches

  • 1K+ followers

  • 21 spots

Rated as the best muskie water in the state. Many fish, including a possible state record. Lots of bass in the 12-to 6-inch range. Excellent launching and public use facilities.

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West Branch Reservoir Fishing Reports

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  1. 12 in. Smallmouth Bass

    1. mary heeter 0
      thank you Kenny Wilson.... I’m still learning. lol
    2. That's a largemouth
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  2. 18 in. Smallmouth Bass

    1. That's a large mouth
  3. Never got a picture with me holding the fish because I ended up in the emergency room with a treble hook puncture wound and multiple teeth lacerations in my hand. ...more First time a muskie has caught me slipping and he made me pay for it in blood.

    45.0 in. Muskellunge with a Baker

    1. Neil Chikik 0
      sorry to hear man, hope ur back out on the water in no time.
    2. Jeff B 0
      That thought went through my mind when I caught my 1st last year. Wishing you a speedy recovery!!
    3. Regan Bonny 0
      I hope ur ok
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  4. 1 of 6 landed, largest of the day

    2 lb. 5 oz. 17.0 in. Largemouth Bass with a Gary Yamamoto Original Senko Worms

  5. Gabby’s first catch of the year. πŸ‘

    Largemouth Bass

    1. John Pajak 0
      Super catch
  6. Biggest of 3 fish on the day

    38.0 in. Muskellunge with a mini medussa

    1. Beautiful healthy Musky Joseph. Congrats
    2. derek turner 0
      west side of the lake?
      awsome fish man!
    3. That's a beauty Joseph! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  7. First figure 8 fish from shore. He was not happy to be hooked, got 4 or 5 jumps off.

    40.0 in. Muskellunge with a Bomber Long A

    1. Chase Mollomo 0
      Crazy how beat up they get from spawning
  8. 36.0 in. Muskellunge with a phantom softail

    1. John Pajak 0
      Great fish
  9. 43.0 in. Muskellunge with a phantom softail

    1. Jerry Moffo 0
      Joe, I'm going to have to start stalking you!
  10. 38.0 in. Muskellunge with a phantom soft tail

    1. That’s one Awesome Catch 😊
    2. Lonnie Mueller 0
      Great catch.
    3. Travis Barnes 0
      awesome job
    4. Jerry Moffo 0
      That's a healthy 38 there!
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