Lake Milton's reservoir offers the best in water-related recreation. Boating, swimming and fishing are popular. Fishing is popular and anglers enjoy nice catches of different fish species. The ODNR Division of Wildlife has stocked the lake with walleye, largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie and channel catfish. Also added were smaller numbers of smallmouth bass, brown bullhead, yellow perch, white bass and muskellunge. The scenic shoreline provides a habitat for waterfowls and shorebirds for visitors to enjoy.