Tell a friend Send us feedback

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.

Search Fishing Locations in Ohio

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

select
select

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.

  • Early days Ohio fishing
  • Most outdoor oriented readers are very familiar with Lake Erie, and know well the excellent fishing for walleye and perch, and at least decent action on smallmouths. They're equally familiar with fishing at Charles Mill, Clear Fork, and other area lakes ..
  • Norwalk Reflector
  • -
  • 9/23/2017 12:19:00 PM
  • Ohio fisheries experts crunch Lake Erie numbers, forecast friendly fishing
  • SANDUSKY, Ohio -- The annual August Lake Erie trawl surveys have been described as "average," but that doesn't tell the complete story, said Travis Hartman, the head of Lake Erie fisheries management for the Ohio Division of Wildlife. It is wonderful when
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • -
  • 9/16/2017 1:38:00 PM
  • McNaron Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Ohio River
  • Bass fishing tips, tricks, and tactics. Includes articles, videos, news, and forums for beginning to advanced anglers. The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (Sept. 11, 2017) – Clyde McNaron ..
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
  • -
  • 9/13/2017 4:40:00 PM
  • How much fish is too much: Ohio consumption advisories
  • Low in fat and high in protein, lake fish are a nutritious food containing plenty of vitamins and minerals and omega-3 fatty acids, which help prevent heart disease. But because of airborne mercury from coal plants, and other forms of pollution ...
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • -
  • 9/13/2017 9:04:00 AM
  • Forum called in response to northwest Ohio fish kills
  • A wide-ranging discussion about last month’s three major fish kills in the western Lake Erie watershed prompted one of Ohio’s top agriculture officials to concede Monday that a lot more work needs to be done to keep oxygen-robbing manure from getting ...
  • Toledo Blade
  • -
  • 9/11/2017 11:08:00 PM
  • 10 Best Fishing Spots In Ohio
  • Ohio, once famously known as “The Buckeye State”, is a renowned place of natural beauty and great weather. This state has numerous lakes, rivers, and reservoirs where nature-lovers get to enjoy fishing and other activities. Over the years, fishing ...
  • kayakbase.com
  • -
  • 9/5/2017 6:59:00 PM
  • Ohio Fish & Shrimp Fest coming up
  • Eleven crowd-pleasing bands from Ohio and beyond will serve up a rich gumbo of musical stylings to accompany mouth-watering seafood and other delicious treats, Sept. 15-17, at the 16th annual Ohio Fish and Shrimp Festival. The bands will perform on the ...
  • Urbana Daily Citizen
  • -
  • 8/29/2017 2:26:00 AM
  • Fishing report: Ohio River offering bass, walleye, catfish in Beaver County
  • • In Beaver County, the Ohio River is offering up bass, walleye and catfish to anglers fishing its waters. Those having success are finding the most fish near the tributaries of the river. • Anglers at Raccoon Lake are reeling in more then a few ...
  • PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
  • -
  • 8/26/2017 9:51:00 PM
  • Large fish kills in Ohio linked to livestock manure
  • An estimated 66,000 fish – from minnows to sunfish – were found dead in creeks in Hardin, Allen and Williams counties this month. TOLEDO, Ohio — Investigators have linked three large fish kills this month to livestock manure that had been spread on ...
  • Outdoor News
  • -
  • 8/25/2017 8:16:00 PM
  • Fish Kills in Ohio Linked to Manure Spreading
  • Investigators have linked three large fish kills this month to livestock manure that had been spread on farm fields in northwestern Ohio, and now they're looking into whether any laws were broken. What's not known is whether the manure was deposited just .
  • Ag Web
  • -
  • 8/25/2017 7:30:00 PM
  • Large fish kills in Ohio linked to livestock manure
  • TOLEDO >> Investigators have linked three large fish kills this month to livestock manure that had been spread on farm fields in northwestern Ohio, and now they’re looking into whether any laws were broken. What’s not known is whether the manure was ...
  • The Morning Journal
  • -
  • 8/24/2017 11:58:00 PM
  • Large fish kills in Ohio linked to livestock manure
  • Toledo — Investigators from three state agencies are looking at whether any laws were broken after manure spread on Ohio farm fields caused three separate fish kills. A state wildlife investigator said Thursday that it's not clear yet whether too much ...
  • WHIO
  • -
  • 8/24/2017 6:24:00 PM
  • Large fish kills in Ohio may be linked to livestock manure
  • Toledo — Investigators from three state agencies are examining whether livestock manure spread on Ohio farm fields is to blame for at least four separate fish kills. Officials say tens of thousands of fish have been killed in northwestern and western ...
  • WHIO
  • -
  • 8/24/2017 5:45:00 PM
  • Area youth attend fishing clinic
  • COVENTRY — State Sen. Vernon Sykes (D-District 28) hosted his annual fishing clinic for children Aug. 1 at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Wildlife District Three Youth Fishing Area. According to organizers, in collaboration with the ODNR .
  • Akron
  • -
  • 8/17/2017 12:13:00 PM
  • Wildlife officers catch people littering, poaching
  • The ducks they had killed were seized as evidence and forfeited to the State of Ohio. While on patrol, State Wildlife Officer Josh Elster, assigned to Pickaway County, observed a group of subjects fishing at Deer Creek Reservoir. As Officer Elster observed
  • Norwalk Reflector
  • -
  • 8/9/2017 9:35:00 PM
  • White Marlin Open-Day 2
  • The leading tuna weighed in at 67 pounds. Jarrod Keely of Ohio sent his tuna to the scales first, where it weighed in at 60.1 pounds — the second heaviest fish in its category. “You can’t see the tuna until it gets closer, and it’s still hard to ...
  • fishtrack.com
  • -
  • 8/9/2017 4:01:00 AM
  • Relaxed British Open champion Spieth fishing for more wins
  • (Reuters) – Jordan Spieth celebrated his British Open victory with a family fishing trip and says he is “refreshed” and ready to resume his busy end-of-season schedule at this week’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio. Nine days after his ...
  • WBCO AM1540
  • -
  • 8/3/2017 11:27:00 AM
  • Relaxed British Open champion Spieth fishing for more wins
  • Jordan Spieth celebrated his British Open victory with a family fishing trip and says he is “refreshed” and ready to resume his busy end-of-season schedule at this week’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio. Nine days after his memorable performance ...
  • Gulf Times
  • -
  • 8/2/2017 8:34:00 PM
  • Golf - Relaxed British Open champion Spieth fishing for more wins
  • REUTERS: Jordan Spieth celebrated his British Open victory with a family fishing trip and says he is "refreshed" and ready to resume his busy end-of-season schedule at this week’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio. Nine days after his memorable ...
  • Channel News Asia
  • -
  • 8/1/2017 11:49:00 PM
  • Relaxed British Open champion Spieth fishing for more wins
  • (Reuters) - Jordan Spieth celebrated his British Open victory with a family fishing trip and says he is "refreshed" and ready to resume his busy end-of-season schedule at this week’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio. Full story on reuters.com
  • newsoneplace.com
  • -
  • 8/1/2017 11:42:00 PM
  • Diedrich Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Ohio River
  • Bass fishing tips, tricks, and tactics. Includes articles, videos, news, and forums for beginning to advanced anglers. The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide GOLCONDA, Ill. (July 24, 2017) – Chad Diedrich of ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
  • -
  • 7/25/2017 10:28:00 AM
  • Fish Ohio Day a success
  • The 38th annual Governor's Fish Ohio Day is just past, and it turned out to be a good one with lots of interesting happenings. I went up the day before, did some fishing from shore, and stayed the night at the Red Fern Inn at Rocky Point Winery in downtown
  • Norwalk Reflector
  • -
  • 7/22/2017 12:25:00 PM
  • Ohio: Mobility-Impaired Fly Fishing Clinics at Castalia Hatchery
  • Drawing deadline is Sunday, Aug. 13. FINDLAY, OH – Mobility-impaired anglers interested in learning the art of fly fishing are encouraged to enter for a chance to participate in a free clinic at the Castalia State Fish Hatchery Friday, Sept. 8, according .
  • thefishingwire.com
  • -
  • 7/19/2017 6:25:00 AM

Ohio Guides/Outfitters

Refer a Fishing Guide or Outfitter

Want to learn a new fishing technique or need some help for you next outing? Check out one of the guide/outfitter services listed below.

Couldn't find your guide / outfitter service here?
Post a Guide/Outfitter Referral and we will update this list.

Ohio Fishing Clubs

Refer a Fishing Club

Want to join an interest group near you?

Look up the following list of fishing clubs in Ohio.

Couldn't find your fishing club here?
Post a Club Referral and we will update this list.

Favorite Locations

Check out the most popular locations in Ohio.

Contribute

Help us improve EZFishing content and expand EZFishing community!

Recommend a Fishing Guide who helped making your outings memorable!

List your Fishing Club web site on EZFishing.

Write a featured article about your exciting fishing adventures, and we will be glad to publish it on EZFishing.

Fishing Ohio

Check out the most popular titles about fishing in Ohio on sale at Amazon.com.

Buy your books here to help us keeping EZFishing running.

Ohio Weather

Conditions Not Available

ZipCode 44115

Fishing Gear

Refresh your fishing gear with items on sale at Amazon.com.