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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.

  • 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
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  • 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 .
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  • 7/19/2017 6:25:00 AM
  • Beginning Fly Fishing Clinics at Ohio's Castalia Hatchery
  • FINDLAY, OH - Anglers interested in learning the art of fly fishing are encouraged to enter a lottery for beginning fly-fishing clinics at the Castalia State Fish Hatchery, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Submissions for the .
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  • 7/19/2017 6:25:00 AM
  • Martinkovic 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. (July 17, 2017) – Chris ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 7/18/2017 10:38:00 AM
  • Man Goes Missing While Fishing Near Falls Of The Ohio
  • CLARSKVILLE, In. --Over thirty responders brace through the heat to find a man who went under water while fishing near the Falls of the Ohio. Officials say 42-year-old Marcus Williams and another man were fishing in the Ohio on Friday afternoon when they .
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  • 7/8/2017 12:36:00 AM
  • 'Abnormal' amount of dead fish wash ashore in Ohio lake
  • A large number of dead fish washed ashore in Sheffield Lake on Wednesday. Mayor Dennis Bring said the city is aware and will continue to monitor the situation along the Lake Erie shoreline. He called the amount of dead fish “abnormal.” The city ...
  • FOX News
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  • 7/5/2017 6:28:00 PM
  • Search on for man who fell into Ohio River while fishing
  • Several departments, including Boone and Erlanger, were called to a water rescue near Anderson Ferry on Sunday night. According to Boone County dispatch, a fisherman fell into the Ohio River near Anderson Ferry in Hebron and has not been located.
  • The Messenger
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  • 7/3/2017 2:17:00 PM
  • Fishing report: Ohio River producing striped bass, walleye
  • • In Allegheny County, the Ohio River is seeing all kinds of action with anglers picking up hybrid striped bass and walleye. Yellow perch, catfish and freshwater drum are also biting on a variety of live bait. Fishermen are having success mostly around ...
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  • 6/24/2017 9:21:00 PM
  • Spaces Available To Become A Certified Youth Fishing Instructor
  • Any adult, group, or conservation club who has a sincere interest in taking kids fishing should consider becoming a certified Passport to Fishing instructor, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). A Passport certification course is .
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  • 6/19/2017 8:43:00 PM
  • Byron Stout's Fish Finder: June 16
  • Matt DeAngelis. The Sonnenberg party from Ohio released a tarpon Tuesday, and the Griffises released two Monday, with King Fisher Capt. Chris Fanelli. Those fish were all in the 50-pound class and ate threadfins in central Charlotte Harbor. Norm Zeigler's
  • NBC 2
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  • 6/16/2017 8:50:00 PM
  • Blade fishing report: 6/16
  • Ohio fishing regulations allow an angler to use up to two fishing lines at a time. Ohio bass regulations: Anglers are reminded that in the waters of Lake Erie and its tributaries, including the Maumee and Sandusky rivers, the black bass (largemouth and ...
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  • 6/16/2017 4:28:00 AM
  • Annual fishing derby at Buckeye Park Saturday
  • Grimes has been coordinating this event since its beginning. With help from the City of Marietta and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Peoples Bank has sponsored the fishing derby which is free for children ages 16 and under. “It’s really a gre ...
  • Marietta Times
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  • 6/15/2017 6:10:00 AM
  • Volunteers work to provide fish habitats at Pymatuning Lake
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) ANDOVER, Ohio (WYTV) – Building homes for fish was the task ...
  • WKBN27
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  • 6/14/2017 11:59:00 PM
  • 34 Old-School Fishing Tips for Today’s Anglers
  • Mount the oarlock on the side, so it won’t interfere with the outboard motor. To reduce boating accidents, underwater stumps in some Ohio lakes have been marked with white stakes. The stakes keep boaters away, but bass fishermen use them for casting target
  • Field Stream
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  • 6/13/2017 11:09:00 PM
  • Bass aren’t the only summer time fish
  • Maybe that is another reason why anglers enjoy chasing those whisker fish. The current state record blue catfish came out of the Ohio River just last year and weighed in at just over 49 pounds. Can you imagine what a fight that would be? While blue cats ..
  • Independent Herald
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  • 6/13/2017 2:18:00 PM
  • Your 2017 Summer Guide to Ohio Catfish Fishing
  • “Catfish can be found in just about every stream, river, pond, reservoir, and lake — including Lake Erie — in Ohio,” according to Richard Zweifel, the acting Inland Fisheries Program Administrator for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
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  • The People's Cube
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  • 6/12/2017 2:55:00 AM
  • Summer means it’s fishing time
  • Maybe that is another reason why anglers enjoy chasing those whisker fish. The current state record blue catfish came out of the Ohio River just last year and weighed in at just over 49 pounds. Can you imagine what a fight that would be? While blue cats ..
  • Williamson Daily News
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  • 6/11/2017 6:49:00 PM
  • Fishing report: Walleye hitting in Youghiogheny River Lake
  • Bluegills are being found in the lake, as well. • In western Allegheny County, the Ohio River is yielding smallmouth bass and walleye. Local fishermen report having the best results in the late afternoon or early evening hours. • At Montour Run ...
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  • 6/10/2017 9:42:00 PM
  • Marietta residents win Buddy Bass fishing tournament
  • 9 oz. Third-place team:Todd Hague and Randy Wright, Marietta, total weight of fish 8 lbs. 8 oz. Fourth-place team: Corey Guinn, Stockport, Ohio, and Terry Tompkins, Beverly, Ohio, total weight of fish 8 lbs. Fifth place team: Matt McDougal and Rick ...
  • Newsand Sentinel
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  • 6/10/2017 5:00:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in Ohio
  • Boating and fishing are outdoor activities that the entire family can enjoy in Ohio. You will find the helpful state resources you need here to start fishing and boating. Find out where to purchase your Ohio fishing license, how to register your boat, read
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Ohio angler lands third tagged fish in ‘Catch Us’ contest
  • Luke Rundle of Medina, OH, was re­cently fishing on Houghton Lake when he landed a tagged perch in the 2017-18 Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau’s “Catch Us if You Can” fishing contest. You must be an online subscriber to view this story. The full ...
  • Houghton Lake Resorter
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  • 6/8/2017 1:29:00 AM
  • Bonefish Grill offers deals on Nation Lobster Day
  • DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – National Lobster day is just around the corner. The Bonefish Grill wants to help you celebrate. June 15 is National Lobster Day and Bonefish Grill restaurants are offering a three course meal for $17.99. The meal comes with a ...
  • WDTN
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  • 6/7/2017 9:57:00 PM
  • Free fishing this weekend in Michigan
  • Michigan has more than 3,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline and 11,000 inland lakes. Ohio also offers free fishing weekends once a year, but that date has already come and gone. It was held on May 6 and 7.
  • NBC4 Columbus
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  • 6/5/2017 4:57:00 PM

Ohio Guides/Outfitters

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Ohio Fishing Clubs

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