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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.

  • Mother Nature dictates fishing yields
  • For those who prefer fishing inland bodies of water, the Ohio Division of Wildlife (DOW) has released the best lakes greater than 50 acres in the state and in each region to fish for a variety of species. The DOW says this forecast is based upon ...
  • Limaohio
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  • 3/26/2017 12:42:00 AM
  • ODNR plans trout releases in area fishing spots
  • FINDLAY — Area fishing spots are on the list to receive some of more than 100,000 rainbow trout being released this spring by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife in 64 public lakes and ponds. The release date for Fostoria’s ...
  • The Advertiser-Tribune
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  • 3/25/2017 4:27:00 AM
  • Fishing has been better in some places throughout the region
  • Some of the anglers have been doing better than my fishing buddies and I have. Our catch of the week was a mudpuppy pulled from the Ohio River below the Montgomery Dam. Maybe I need to venture off the river. Trout are being caught at Bradys Run Lake on a .
  • Beaver County Times
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  • 3/24/2017 4:18:00 AM
  • Concerts, Fish Fries, Theater, More This Weekend In Beachwood
  • CONCORD TWP, Ohio (February 13, 2017) 9925 Johnnycake Ridge Rd. St. Gabriel is proud to announce the 18TH annual Friday Fish Fry will be starting March 3rd and will continue through March April 7th in the school MPR and Gym. Doors open at 5:00 pm and we ..
  • Patch
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  • 3/23/2017 8:04:00 PM
  • Recycled trees net good habitats for fish
  • According to Matt Hangsleben, Fish Biologist at the Ohio Division of Wildlife District Four Office in Athens, there were volunteers from Hocking College and Athens County Bassmasters who participated in preparing and dropping the recycled trees into the la
  • Logan Daily News
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  • 3/16/2017 9:08:00 AM
  • Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say
  • "Frankly, I can't support this. I think it's a disservice to the public," said Dr. Steven Nissen, chairman of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, in Ohio. Nissen sees no convincing evidence that fish oil truly benefits heart patients.
  • Everyday Health
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  • 3/15/2017 2:44:00 PM
  • Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack
  • "Frankly, I can't support this. I think it's a disservice to the public," said Dr. Steven Nissen, chairman of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, in Ohio. Nissen sees no convincing evidence that fish oil truly benefits heart patients.
  • WebMD
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  • 3/14/2017 6:24:00 PM
  • Fish Oil May Help Heart Patients
  • "Frankly, I can't support this. I think it's a disservice to the public," said Dr. Steven Nissen, chairman of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, in Ohio. Nissen sees no convincing evidence that fish oil truly benefits heart patients.
  • News Max
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  • 3/14/2017 1:12:00 PM
  • Ohio: Catchable Trout Releases Continue on Ohio Waters
  • COLUMBUS, OH – More than 100,000 rainbow trout are expected to be released this spring in 64 Ohio public lakes and ponds, creating excellent fishing opportunities for anglers all across Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/14/2017 5:41:00 AM
  • Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say
  • "Frankly, I can't support this. I think it's a disservice to the public," said Dr. Steven Nissen, chairman of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, in Ohio. Nissen sees no convincing evidence that fish oil truly benefits heart patients.
  • consumer.healthday.com
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  • 3/14/2017 4:25:00 AM
  • 7 facts about the loved and hated McDonald's Filet-O-Fish
  • 1. Lou Groen, who owned the first McDonald's restaurant in Cincinnati, Ohio, came up with the idea of a Filet-O-Fish sandwich in 1962. The people in his neighborhood were predominantly Catholic and during Lent Groen was making next-to-nothing on Fridays ..
  • FIS
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  • 3/13/2017 5:00:00 AM
  • Spaces available to become a certified youth fishing instructor
  • WHITEHOUSE – 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 ...
  • Paulding County Progress
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  • 3/12/2017 9:02:00 PM
  • Trout fishing opportunities at Castalia Fish Hatchery
  • Great trout-fishing opportunities on Cold Creek, one of Ohio’s most unique streams, await fishing enthusiasts who enter and are drawn in a special lottery conducted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). A half-mile section of the creek ...
  • Beacon
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  • 3/11/2017 3:03:00 PM
  • March madness of fishing
  • My first casts almost every year since I became a fishing nut were for walleye. It just made sense. Walleyes are one of the first inland Ohio species to get busy and they live around Youngstown in prodigious numbers. Walleyes are the March madness of the .
  • Vindy.com
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  • 3/11/2017 5:57:00 AM
  • Ohio fishing licenses available
  • Fishing enthusiasts eager to get their lines wet this fishing season now have the option to purchase their fishing license online in an easier and more efficient way. “All the prices have remained the same and so have the types,” said Andy Burt ...
  • Marietta Times
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  • 3/11/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Trout fishing lottery deadline set for March 31
  • COLUMBUS - Trout-fishing opportunities on Cold Creek await fishing enthusiasts who enter and are drawn in a special lottery conducted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. A half-mile section of the creek, located at the ODNR Division of Wildlife ..
  • Fremont News-Messenger
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  • 3/10/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • Ohio man steals $3,800 worth of fishing gear from Walmart
  • An Ohio man has been charged in two separate cases for stealing a total of $3,800 worth of Walmart fishing equipment over back-to-back days last October. WLWT reports that Derrick Marcum concealed the crimes by hiding the equipment inside of other merchand
  • FOX News
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  • 3/9/2017 6:18:00 PM
  • 2017 a banner year for fishing in Lake Ontario?
  • Ohio fishermen who have learned how exciting this fishery is look forward to hooking, fighting, and landing the largest and strongest fresh water fish that most of us will ever experience. Hilts said that last year’s fishing was excellent, producing ...
  • Farm and Dairy
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  • 3/9/2017 6:09:00 AM
  • Shaw Grigsby Preps for his 16th Bassmaster Classic Appearance
  • I remember sitting next to George Cochrane, who actually won the Classic the next year on the Ohio River, and he had nothing but a handful of crankbaits. That’s all he fished that whole tournament. SIMMS: Do you think/feel different about this coming ...
  • wadingroom.com
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  • 3/8/2017 8:25:00 PM
  • Man Accused of Stealing Fishing Gear from 2 Walmarts
  • Ohio authorities have accused a man of stealing nearly $4,000 in fishing gear from two Walmarts by blatantly trying to walk out of the stores with the loot. Derrick Edward Marcum of Hamilton, Ohio, was first arrested in October when he tried to leave a ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 3/8/2017 7:28:00 PM

Ohio Guides/Outfitters

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Ohio Fishing Clubs

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