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  • Annual Wheelin’ Sportsmen Fishing Event

    In partnership with the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), the Wayne National Forest will host the 14th annual Wheelin’ Sportsmen Fishing Event on Lake Vesuvius on Thursday, April 20th, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  With help from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources-Division of Wildlife, thousands of rainbow trout will be released on event day to help increase anglers’ success. 

    For those unfamiliar with southern Ohio, Lake Vesuvius can be found seven miles north of Ironton, off  State Route 93, approximately one mile east on Lawrence County Road 29 (Paddle Creek Road).  The boat ramp parking lot will be utilized for mobility impaired arrivals and parking at the dock is reserved for those individuals, allowing for easier loading and unloading of wheelchairs and scooters.  For safety reasons, there will be no boat trailer access during the event.

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    Age group: All Ages

    Registration required: Yes

    Accessibility: The boat ramp parking lot will be reserved for mobility impaired arrivals.

  • FREE Scrap Tire Drop Off (Athens County Residents Only)