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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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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.

  • Busy fishing weekend ahead
  • Dennis Osterrieder of Hopewell Township had his best bite of the year on the Ohio this past week, landing walleye, small-mouth, sauger and channel catfish while using shiners fished on the bottom. The largest walleye was 23 inches. Tim Mang of Crescent ...
  • Beaver County Times
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  • 4/21/2017 8:08:00 AM
  • Shryock, Grigsby exceed 25 at Chick
  • The Ohio angler was the 189th to take off, which meant all but six fellow competitors in the three-day tournament had a head start on him. Then, after fishing all day, Shryock consequently was one of the final anglers to cross the stage for weigh-in.
  • BassFan
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  • 4/21/2017 4:39:00 AM
  • Stock your pond with fish, available for pickup at Canfield Fair
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – If you have a pond and need to stock it with fish, Thursday is the last day to place orders. The Mahoning County Soil and Water Conservation District is taking final orders from people who want to purchase fish to stock their ...
  • WKBN
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  • 4/20/2017 4:05:00 PM
  • No license needed May 6-7 to fish in Ohio
  • COLUMBUS – Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on May 6-7, state residents 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 ...
  • Galion Inquirer
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  • 4/20/2017 1:20:00 PM
  • Give the crappie fish some love
  • We’re talking about one of the most common of real-game fish an angler can engage here in Ohio and darn near anywhere in the country. I claim crappie as a true game fish, simply because in my book, they are. And better than that, crappies bite cheap ...
  • Farm and Dairy
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  • 4/20/2017 5:16:00 AM
  • Annual list of best bass fishing lakes
  • “Incredible numbers of fish,” said Jameson Lecon, a 32-year-old paramedic from Ohio and weekend tournament angler who occasionally makes his way to Florida’s landmark bass producer. “And on any cast, it could be a giant.”
  • flylifemagazine.com
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  • 4/19/2017 12:14:00 PM
  • ‘King Kat’ fishing tournament to return
  • GALLIPOLIS — The Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail will be returning to the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers at Gallipolis, May 13. This is the opportunity for catfish anglers to compete for cash, prizes and a chance to advance to the Cabela’s King Kat North ...
  • My Daily Tribune
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  • 4/19/2017 4:28:00 AM
  • May 6-7 is Ohio's free fishing weekend
  • Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on May 6-7, state residents 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 residents ..
  • Beacon
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  • 4/16/2017 4:28:00 PM
  • 'Holiday of trout fishing' celebrated on first day
  • The opening day for walleye in Pennsylvania is May 6, but Ohio does not have a walleye fishing season and an Ohio fishing license may be used to fish on Pymatuning Lake. With a long weekend due to the Easter holiday, Casper and company decided to take ...
  • Meadville Tribune
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  • 4/16/2017 11:10:00 AM
  • Ohio Division of Wildlife helps kids enjoy fishing
  • For sportsmen in northwest Ohio, this time of year means it's walleye season. But for kids who are not ready to catch a walleye, the Ohio Division of Wildlife has an alternative. The lake at Pearson Park has been stacked with rainbow trout. Kids 16 and ...
  • TOLEDO NEWS NOW
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  • 4/14/2017 8:45:00 PM
  • ODNR Continues to Support Aquatic Stewardship and Fishing Participation
  • A total of $190,000 was recently awarded to 43 different organizations, conservation clubs and communities from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) to increase aquatic stewardship and sport fishing participation in local communities.
  • newsoneplace.com
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  • 4/12/2017 10:48:00 PM
  • Aquatic stewardship, fishing participation get boost in Ohio
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio — A total of $190,000 was recently awarded to 43 organizations, conservation clubs and communities from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) to increase aquatic stewardship and sport fishing participation in local communities.
  • Outdoor News
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  • 4/12/2017 6:59:00 PM
  • Ohioans invited to enjoy a weekend of free fishing
  • COLUMBUS — Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on May 6-7, state residents 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 ...
  • madison-press.com
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  • 4/12/2017 1:30:00 AM
  • Church hosts "fish farm", urban garden to combat Toledo hunger
  • South Toledo, Ohio (WNWO)-- Though you can't see it from the road, attached to University Church in South Toledo is a gold mine. Fruits, vegetables, chickens, and tucked in the greenhouses inside tanks-- over two thousand fish. Fishgate was started after .
  • NBC24
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  • 4/11/2017 11:41:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend set for May 6, 7
  • OHIO VALLEY — Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on May 6-7, state residents 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 ...
  • My Daily Sentinel
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  • 4/11/2017 11:25:00 PM
  • Who's Peeing in the Global Pool?
  • But he didn’t mind. “I love data on fish pee,” he says. Vanni, of Miami University in Ohio, and his coauthor, Peter McIntyre, of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, had plunged into the project for their own research. But they soon realized the ...
  • The Atlantic
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  • 4/11/2017 3:51:00 PM
  • Crawford SWCD fingerling fish sale through May 15
  • These fish were all hatchery raised in Ohio and recommended for our area. Don’t know what to stock your pond with, or how many? Contact the Crawford SWCD office and we can help you decide what species and stocking rate for your pond. Deadline for ...
  • Galion Inquirer
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  • 4/11/2017 11:25:00 AM
  • Ohioans invited to enjoy a weekend of free fishing
  • COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio is known for its world-class fishing, and on May 6-7, state residents 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 ...
  • Circleville Herald
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  • 4/11/2017 9:45:00 AM
  • One fish, two fish, 6,000 tilapia at local farm
  • TOLEDO, Ohio (13abc Action News) - Hidden behind a church, local urban farmers and volunteers are making a big dent in Toledo's hunger problem. Last year, they donated 15 tons of produce. And a common fish will help them double that number. Inside a giant
  • 13abc
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  • 4/10/2017 10:54:00 PM
  • Briefs: Youth fishing derby planned April 29
  • Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and youth must be accompanied by an adult. Parking is limited. Spherion Mid Ohio and The Timken Company will provide safety glasses for the first 100 youths to register. State of Ohio fishing laws and regulations will apply
  • Bucyrus Telegraph Forum
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  • 4/10/2017 7:44:00 PM
  • Forecasters expect strong fishing season on Lake Erie
  • State officials say 2017 could be a good year for fishing on Lake Erie. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says walleye and yellow perch fishing looks strong thanks to big hatches in recent years. According to an associated press report, Fish ...
  • NBC24
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  • 4/10/2017 6:38:00 PM
  • Forecast for big year of walleye, perch fishing on Lake Erie
  • MARBLEHEAD, Ohio (AP) — The forecast for fishing on Lake Erie this year looks pretty good. Ohio's Department of Natural Resources says the outlook for walleye and yellow perch fishing look strong thanks to big hatches over the last few years. Fish ...
  • Bellefontaine Examiner
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  • 4/10/2017 2:45:00 PM
  • Forecast for big year of walleye, perch fishing on Lake Erie
  • MARBLEHEAD, Ohio (AP) — The forecast for fishing on Lake Erie this year looks pretty good. Ohio's Department of Natural Resources says the outlook for walleye and yellow perch fishing look strong thanks to big hatches over the last few years. We have ...
  • The Sentinel Tribune
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  • 4/10/2017 12:56:00 AM

Ohio Guides/Outfitters

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Ohio Fishing Clubs

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