Bass - Merrill Creek Reservoir  Brown Trout -Merrill Creek Reservoir

Merrill Creek Reservoir  – Bass Club and Fishing Tournament Rules

All fishing tournaments must register in advance.

  1. To coordinate scheduling of fishing tournaments, please have the group’s coordinator contact Merrill Creek Environmental Specialist at with the requested  date of the event.
  2.  All boats taking part in fishing tournaments at Merrill Creek Reservoir will access the boat ramp on a first come, first served basis. No preference will be given over other boaters.
  3. A schedule is available that shows the opening and closing times of the gate at Merrill Creek Road. Boaters are not to arrive before the gate opening time. Parking is prohibited along Merrill Creek Road prior to the gate opening by order of Harmony Township Ordinance 0:17-11. Please plan your arrival accordingly.
  4. All vessels shall move at a NO WAKE speed.
  5. Information on fishing and boating regulations specific to Merrill Creek Reservoir as well as a contour map of the reservoir are available here as well as at the Visitor’s Center and the Boat Ramp.