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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.

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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.

  • Post-spawn walleye mass for late-running steelhead smolt
  • It’s all about timing. Walleye are native to the Great Lakes and Ohio River watersheds and are among the first fish to spawn — sometimes even before ice-out. At Lake Erie’s latitude the females randomly drop their eggs at night when the water hits ...
  • Longview Daily News
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  • 5/26/2017 3:46:00 AM
  • King Of The Castle
  • Some of you may not know the name Nick Prvonozac. However, if you’re a tournament fisherman anywhere near the state of Ohio, you would. Because chances are he’s pocketed a bunch of your money. BassFans across the country recently got a glimpse of ...
  • BassFan
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  • 5/25/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • Callahan Advisors LLC Buys 1 Shares of American Express Company (AXP)
  • Barclays Public Ltd Com owns 35 shares. Fourpoints Inv Managers Sas holds 67,400 shares. The Ohio-based Fifth Third Bancorp has invested 0.01% in the stock. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 10,879,001 shares of the payment services company's stock ...
  • gonefishingfish.com
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  • 5/24/2017 3:28:00 AM
  • Michigan: DNR Requests Assistance in Containing Fish Virus Outbreak
  • Specifically, baitfish wholesalers and their catchers are asked to refrain from harvesting baitfish from the mouth of the Black River, just south of Port Huron on the St. Clair River, to the Ohio border until further notice. The industry also is requested
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/23/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • Live updates: Copper River salmon on the menu in Seattle
  • "Caught in Alaska and jet-shipped directly just hours after the catch, Copper River Salmon," said the retailer, which has 13 locations in western Pennsylvania and Ohio. The weather "is pretty nice out," and "everyone is out of the harbor" fishing for the .
  • IntraFish
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  • 5/22/2017 12:41:00 PM
  • Chalk Talk: Lowen on limits
  • Check back each Friday for a new tip.) The Ohio River made Bill Lowen the limit-catching machine that he is today, because a limit was a luxury during his formative fishing years. Elite Series pros who grew up in Alabama or Texas might freak out when bites
  • BassFan
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  • 5/19/2017 4:51:00 PM
  • Lake Erie Walleyes Set for Banner Year
  • Not so, but as Lake Erie Program Administrator at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Sandusky Fish Research Unit, he makes a strong case — backed up by encouraging biological data. "I think that literally, these next three to four years we'll see ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/19/2017 8:39:00 AM
  • Live updates: Copper River salmon season kicking off
  • "Caught in Alaska and jet-shipped directly just hours after the catch, Copper River Salmon," said the retailer, which has 13 locations in western Pennsylvania and Ohio. The weather "is pretty nice out," and "everyone is out of the harbor" fishing for the .
  • IntraFish
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  • 5/19/2017 7:00:00 AM
  • Study: Lake Erie fish safe to eat, one meal a week
  • Columbus — The Ohio State University Aquatic Ecology Lab’s Co-Director Stuart Ludsin was awarded grant money in 2015 to study the accumulation of the algae toxin microcystin in Lake Erie fish fillets. It was one of the Ohio Board of Regents (now known ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 5/15/2017 10:16:00 AM
  • May a great month for local kids eager to catch fish: D'Arcy Egan
  • CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Kids and fishing are a winning combination in summertime, and parents don't have to look very far in Northeastern Ohio to find wonderful opportunities at this time of year. Making it all happen are the Cleveland Metroparks, hosting its .
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer
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  • 5/12/2017 8:09:00 PM
  • Youth Fishing Tournament: Kids catch plenty of catfish & a few turtles
  • LAKE HOPE — The first weekend in May offers free fishing days statewide, and children from all over southeast Ohio — 43 of them to be exact — decided to take Ohio up on its offer Saturday morning. They took part in the annual Youth Fishing Tournament ...
  • vintoncourier.com
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  • 5/10/2017 9:07:00 AM
  • Youth Fishing Tournament: Kids catch plenty of catfish & a few turtles
  • LAKE HOPE STATE PARK — The first weekend in May offers free fishing days statewide, and children from all over southeast Ohio — 43 of them to be exact — decided to take Ohio up on its offer Saturday morning. They took part in the annual Youth Fishing ...
  • Athens Messenger
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  • 5/9/2017 9:06:00 AM
  • Ohio's Free Fishing Days set for Saturday, Sunday
  • Ohio will feature its Free Fishing Days for the 24th year this weekend, giving Buckeye residents the opportunity to catch a fish without having to purchase an Ohio fishing license. The annual holiday is designed to lure former fishermen back to the water .
  • Circleville Herald
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  • 5/6/2017 9:10:00 AM
  • Hancock Park District Fish Festival
  • Along with fishing, there will also be an open interactive boating safety display. In addition to posters and other reading material about Ohio boating laws and safety information, visitors and Fish Festival participants will be able to experience sitting
  • Courier
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  • 5/6/2017 12:25:00 AM
  • Caesar Creek Lake:
  • Bass are tight to the banks. Use spinnerbaits or plastics in shallow water. Crappies have been hitting minnows in water 6-15 feet deep. Look for structure. A few muskies have been caught under the Ohio 73 Bridge and by bass fishermen.
  • fishingforbass.blogspot.com
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  • 5/5/2017 12:51:00 AM
  • Jim Morris’ fishing report
  • Good fishing in southwest Ohio came to a halt with storms, flooding, high winds and muddy water. One lake — Paint Creek — is seriously flooded with no ramps open, so what should be one of the area’s best crappie fisheries is temporarily out of order.
  • mydaytondailynews.com
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  • 5/4/2017 7:27:00 PM
  • Ohio's Free Fishing Days set for Saturday, Sunday: Fishing Report
  • CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It's going to be a little windy and cool on Saturday and Sunday around Northern Ohio, but there is plenty of incentive to go fishing over the weekend. Ohio will feature its Free Fishing Days for the 24th year, giving Buckeye residents ..
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer
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  • 5/4/2017 3:45:00 PM
  • Kids fishing derby set for May 13
  • PEDRO, Ohio - Young anglers are invited to compete in a free fishing derby at Lake Vesuvius on Saturday, May 13. The annual JAKES Kids Fishing Derby is provided in partnership with the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), Izaak Walton League of America
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 5/4/2017 4:32:00 AM
  • Anglers hoping for a successful fishing season at Buckeye Lake
  • Typical production numbers at Hebron Hatchery are impressive in their impact across Ohio. Production scheduled for 2017 includes up to: • 60,000 fingerling channel catfish to carryover and grow out • 40,000 fingerling channel catfish to stock out ...
  • Logan Daily News
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  • 5/2/2017 9:20:00 AM
  • FRP Pipe Helps Make Power Plant Fish-Friendly
  • FiberSystems in Dayton, Ohio, made a splash for composites recently when its GFRP pipe was chosen over conventional materials for a fish-friendly project at National Grid’s Port Jefferson Power Station on Long Island. Located on the southwestern shore of .
  • compositesmanufacturingmagazine.com
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  • 5/1/2017 2:22:00 PM

Ohio Guides/Outfitters

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Ohio Fishing Clubs

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