Willard Reservoir is located in southwest Huron County two miles north of New Haven in New Haven Township. The lake cover 215 acres and has 2.3 miles of shoreline. It averages 30 – 40 feet deep.Fish species include Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Yellow Perch, Walleye, Brown Bullhead and Channel Catfish stocked by the Ohio Division of Wildlife. Natural populations of Rock Bass, Green Sunfish, Suckers and Carp have been pumped in from the Huron River. Bass are mostly taken form the shoreline in early morning and evening by offshore trolling. Channel Catfish are caught by fishing off the banks and boat dock using night crawlers and chicken livers suspended under a floater. Saugeye are taken of bank and by trolling. There is an electric motors only restriction on this small reservoir. A modern boat launch is located at the south end of the lake off of State Route 61.

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