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Fishing Ohio

EZFishing brings you Ohio's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 5184 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


Ohio Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Ohio.

Ohio Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Ohio?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.

Ohio Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.

Links to Ohio Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Ohio's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Ohio Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Ohio.

  • Full-boat limits commonplace for walleye on Lake Erie
  • Lake Erie/Ohio: Captain Mike McCroskey could hardly contain himself when he was delivering a live fishing report from the big lake this week. Big Mike fishes the “Hawg Hanger,” a 27-foot Sportcraft Fisherman running out of Wild Wings Marina ...
  • The Blade
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  • 6/7/2018 7:24:00 PM
  • Fishing report: Ohio River offering plenty of flathead catfish
  • • The Ohio River in western Allegheny County is offering up plenty of flathead catfish, with anglers using a variety of cut baits. Bass are also a popular catch of late, particularly hybrid striped bass and smallmouth bass. The go-to baits for bass ...
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  • 6/2/2018 6:57:00 PM
  • Mike's Fish & Chicken in Ohio⚠ Smacking and Chewing with mouth open
  • Join Blove as she tries Mike's Fish & Chicken for the first time. One the menu: Fried Chicken Wings, Catfish Filets, Fried Shrimp, Cole Slaw, Fries, and Jalapenos. My ASMR Channel: BlovesASMR Eating: Check out our New Website: and order your own Bloveslife
  • DailyMotion
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  • 6/2/2018 6:06:00 PM
  • Northeast Ohio pro tip: Fish Ohio sized walleye hitting in Lorain (video)
  • Experts predicted walleye season would be fantastic this year and Jonathan Shoemaker shared where they are biting all over Lake Erie right now in a new weekly fishing report. Watch the video below to find out where walleye that are 28 inches or bigger are
  • 19 Action News
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  • 6/1/2018 2:22:00 PM
  • ODNR hosting "Fishing from a Kayak" program in Columbiana County
  • Ohio Department of Natural Resources is hosting a "Fishing from a Kayak" program on Saturday, June 16. The program will be at the Sprucevale area of Beaver Creek State Park from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The basics of fishing from a kayak will be taught ...
  • WFMJ
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  • 5/31/2018 1:07:00 AM
  • Groups Seek More Protections For Prehistoric-looking Fish
  • INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Conservation and environmental groups are seeking more federal protections for a rare fish that’s known to exist in only one area of Indiana within the entire Ohio River basin. The lake sturgeons found in Indiana’s East Fork of ...
  • Review Times
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  • 5/30/2018 4:26:00 AM
  • Easy to find and fun to catch, bluegill are America’s fish
  • Samsel suggests South Carolina’s Santee Cooper and Pymatuning Reservoir, which straddles the Pennsylvania-Ohio border about 50 miles northeast of Youngstown, Ohio, as other don’t miss bluegill spots. But good fishing is likely closer than you think.
  • WFMY News 2
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  • 5/25/2018 12:21:00 PM
  • Learn 2 Fish program being offered Tuesday, May 8, in South Ohio
  • All ages can benefit from expanded Learn 2 Fish programs being offered this spring around the province, the government says. For the first time, a community event for adults and children is being offered in each recreational fishing area, including ...
  • Yarmouth Vanguard
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  • 5/8/2018 4:12:00 PM
  • Learn 2 Fish Program is for Children and Families
  • Community Learn 2 Fish Sessions are scheduled for: -- South Ohio, Yarmouth County, a private pond at 533 Highway #340, on May 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. -- Upper Tantallon, Halifax Regional Municipality, Jerry Lawrence Park, 4775 St. Margarets Bay Rd, May 27 ...
  • Government of Nova Scotia
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  • 5/7/2018 3:46:00 PM
  • Hancock Park District Youth Fishing Event
  • The event is free. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in the activity center. Trout will be stocked in the lake by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Fisheries Division. Fishing will be allowed from the bank only. Children 4-15 years old must do the .
  • The Courier
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  • 5/5/2018 3:37:00 AM
  • Free Fishing weekend in Ohio is Saturday & Sunday
  • Ohio's waterways will be swimming with fishermen this weekend, taking advantage of the "Free Fishing" offer. Under Ohio Law, anyone who is older than 16 must have a fishing license in order to fish in Ohio, however, this Saturday and Sunday that rule is ..
  • WFMJ
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  • 5/4/2018 6:52:00 PM
  • Daybreak Nation on Location: Ohio Free Fishing Weekend
  • MOSQUITO LAKE (WYTV) - Looking to get out and enjoy the outdoors this weekend? Grab a pole and go fishing and you don't even need a license. Christina was live to tell us about Ohio's Free Fishing Weekend. Ohio's free fishing weekend runs May 5-6 and is ..
  • WYTV
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  • 5/4/2018 3:23:00 PM
  • Ohio's free fishing weekend: Best places to catch yellow perch, walleye
  • More than 66 million sport fish were stocked into Ohio waters last year, and you can reel them in for free this weekend. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is opening up the public waterways to all Ohio residents who are at least 16-years-old.
  • 19 Action News
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  • 5/4/2018 7:39:00 AM
  • It's Free Fishing Days weekend in Ohio
  • COLUMBUS — Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on May 5-6, anglers are invited to take part in the annual free fishing weekend, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio's Free Fishing Days are open to all Ohio ...
  • The Herald-Dispatch
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  • 5/3/2018 4:10:00 AM
  • Lake Erie fishing forecast is a good one
  • Lake Erie anglers should experience another year of diverse fishing opportunities this season, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Excellent walleye hatches from 2014 and 2015 are expected to contribute to exceptional fishing ...
  • Ohio Ag Net
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  • 5/2/2018 7:36:00 AM
  • Here's How You Can Fish For Free This Weekend in Ohio
  • Cleveland's weather is finally improving, and this Saturday and Sunday anglers of all ages can enjoy the outdoors with Ohio's annual free fishing weekend. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, this free fishing weekend is open to all Ohio
  • Cleveland Scene
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  • 5/1/2018 4:49:00 PM
  • Free fishing in Ohio this weekend
  • CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Fishing is free this weekend in Ohio. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, "anglers are invited to take part in the annual free fishing on May 5 & 6. Ohio's Free Fishing Days are open to all Ohio residents and extend .
  • Local 12 WKRC Cincinnati
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  • 5/1/2018 12:55:00 AM
  • Fish for free in Ohio the first weekend of May
  • TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - This weekend, Ohioans are invited to cast a line as part of free fishing weekend. On May 5 and 6, all state residents will be allowed to fish in Ohio's public waters, including Lake Erie. This is the only weekend all year that does ..
  • 13abc
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  • 4/30/2018 5:46:00 PM
  • Ohio's free fishing weekend is May 5 and 6
  • (WKBN) - Ohioans can take advantage of free fishing this weekend, on May 5 and 6. Ohio’s Free Fishing Days are open to all Ohio residents and extend to all of Ohio’s public waters, including Lake Erie and the Ohio River. It's the only weekend all year ...
  • WKBN 27 First News
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  • 4/30/2018 4:21:00 PM
  • You can fish for free in Ohio this weekend
  • Ohioans can fish for free this weekend. From May 5-6, anglers can take part in the annual free fishing weekend, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. This is the only weekend all year that does not require anyone 16 years old or older to .
  • WLWT Cincinnati
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  • 4/30/2018 3:06:00 PM
  • Ohio residents can fish for free this weekend as part of statewide event
  • OHIO — The state’s annual Free Fishing Days are set for this weekend. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, anglers on May 5 and May 6 are invited to take part in the free fishing weekend. It’s open to all Ohio residents and extends ...
  • fox8
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  • 4/30/2018 2:05:00 PM
  • Free fishing available this weekend in Ohio
  • COLUMBUS (WCMH) -- Ohio’s Free Fishing Days happens this coming weekend. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, on May 5-6, anglers are invited to fish without a license at all of the state’s public waters, including Lake Erie and the ...
  • NBC4 Columbus
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  • 4/30/2018 1:48:00 PM
  • Fish for free in Ohio this weekend
  • Do you wish you could fish but you don't have a proper fishing license? Ohio anglers are invited to participate in the state's annual free fishing event that takes place from May 5-6. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is opening up the public ...
  • 19 Action News
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  • 4/30/2018 8:18:00 AM

Ohio Guides/Outfitters

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Ohio Fishing Clubs

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