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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.

  • Public comments sought for hunting, trapping and fishing rules
  • Open houses provide opportunities for anyone interested in sharing input and participating in Ohio’s professional fish and wildlife management process. Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division (ODNR) Wildlife biologists and law enforcement officers ..
  • The Daily Advocate
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  • 2/20/2018 7:23:00 PM
  • Ohio hunting and fishing licenses on sale soon
  • COLUMBUS -- Ohio’s hunters and anglers will soon be able to purchase their new licenses. On Thursday, March 1, outdoorsmen and women will be able to purchase their 2018-2019 licenses at wildohio.gov and at hundreds of participating agents throughout the ..
  • KnoxPages
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  • 2/17/2018 7:18:00 PM
  • Proven tactics for below the dam saugeyes
  • Is fishing over for the winter, at least until the ice grows firm again? Not at all. There are lakes and reservoirs all over Ohio, from Charles Mill and Pleasant Hill clear down to the Ohio River where saugeyes traditionally make a winter migration to ...
  • Norwalk Reflector
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  • 2/17/2018 1:23:00 PM
  • Ohio hunting, fishing licenses for sale soon
  • COLUMBUS — Ohio’s hunters and anglers will soon be able to purchase their new licenses. On Thursday, March 1, outdoorsmen and women will be able to purchase their 2018-2019 licenses at wildohio.gov and at hundreds of participating agents throughout the ...
  • Galion Inquirer
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  • 2/16/2018 6:04:00 PM
  • 2018 Northeast Ohio Fish Fry Guide
  • The Lenten Season has officially begun and that means it's time to get your Fish Fry on! With churches, restaurants, and non-profits across Northeast Ohio offering up some of the best fish of the season, there's no need to stick to the same place.
  • WKYC
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  • 2/16/2018 2:17:00 AM
  • Ohio Spring Crappie Forecast 2018
  • Ohio spring crappie fishing is highly dependent on the weather, here’s where you need to fish when you need to go. Warm sunshine on the back of your neck on a 65-degree April day, crappie hitting, and spring bursting out all around add up to some of the ..
  • Game & Fish
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  • 2/15/2018 7:12:00 PM
  • School hooked on personalized learning through fishing lures
  • Educators in tiny Fairport Harbor, Ohio, got hooked on the growing concept of personalized learning the way so many perch and walleye get snagged in neighboring Lake Erie — with a fishing lure and some luck. A struggling high school student made the lure .
  • Akron Legal News
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  • 2/15/2018 1:39:00 PM
  • Ohio Hunt/Fish Licenses on Sale March 1
  • COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio’s hunters and anglers will soon be able to purchase their new licenses. On Thursday, March 1, outdoorsmen and women will be able to purchase their 2018-2019 licenses at wildohio.gov and at hundreds of participating agents throughout ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/14/2018 6:52:00 AM
  • Ohio hunting, fishing licenses on sale soon
  • COLUMBUS – Ohio’s hunters and anglers will soon be able to purchase their new licenses. On Thursday, March 1, outdoorsmen and women will be able to purchase their 2018-2019 licenses at wildohio.gov and at hundreds of participating agents throughout the ...
  • Wilmington News-Journal
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  • 2/13/2018 7:10:00 PM
  • Fish Fry locations for 2018 Lenten season in Central Ohio
  • The Lenten season begins Wednesday, February 14th and communities across the area are prepping for Friday fish fries. You can get a printable list here. Lenten Meals: February 16th, February 23rd, March 2nd, March 9th and March 16th from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m ..
  • ABC6OnYourSide.com
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  • 2/13/2018 6:36:00 PM
  • School hooked on personalized learning through fishing lures
  • Educators in tiny Fairport Harbor, Ohio, got hooked on the growing concept of personalized learning the way so many perch and walleye get snagged in neighboring Lake Erie — with a fishing lure and some luck. A struggling high school student made the lure .
  • WRAL
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  • 2/13/2018 11:15:00 AM
  • Top Spots: Best fish fry locations in central Ohio
  • CENTRAL OHIO (WCMH) — With the start of Lent tomorrow, it’s time for our annual list of best fish fries in central Ohio! Many Catholics and others of the Christian faith abstain from eating meat on Fridays during Lent, and instead choose to eat fish.
  • NBC4 Columbus
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  • 2/13/2018 9:00:00 AM
  • Fishing lures hook Ohio high school on personalized learning
  • In a small Ohio town, a high school built a program around fishing lures to give students a taste of entrepreneurship by focusing on their individual needs and leveraging community traditions. February 12, 2018 —Educators in tiny Fairport Harbor, Ohio ...
  • csmonitor.com
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  • 2/12/2018 7:05:00 PM
  • School hooked on personalized learning through fishing lures
  • Educators in tiny Fairport Harbor, Ohio, got hooked on the growing concept of personalized learning the way so many perch and walleye get snagged in neighboring Lake Erie — with a fishing lure and some luck. A struggling high school student made the lure .
  • WHIO
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  • 2/11/2018 6:46:00 PM
  • ODNR offering fishing classes
  • SALEM — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is presenting two workshop opportunities in northeast Ohio this spring for individuals who are interested in becoming certified Passport to Fishing instructors. Ken Fry, an outdoor skill specialist with ...
  • Salem News Online
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  • 2/11/2018 7:01:00 AM
  • Fishing Contest Prize Winners Cleared In Brainerd
  • BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Organizers of a Minnesota ice fishing tournament says an investigation into possible fraud has cleared three Ohio men who won prizes, including a pickup truck. The Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza says the three family ...
  • Courier
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  • 2/9/2018 6:32:00 PM
  • Popular Old World fish fry to return at Prosperity Social Club
  • CLEVELAND, Ohio - The most wonderful time of the year is upon is in Cleveland: fish fry season. And few local fish fries surpass that of Prosperity Social Club in Tremont. Don't take my word for it. The Old World Tremont bar-restaurant was even featured on
  • Cleveland.com
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  • 2/8/2018 4:29:00 PM
  • High DHA fish oils linked to immune boost in humans
  • Twelve weeks of supplementation with high-DHA-fish oil concentrate provided by Ohio-based AlaskOmega, Organic Technologies was associated with enhancements in B cell responses, report the researchers in the The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry .
  • Nutra Ingredients USA
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  • 2/6/2018 5:30:00 PM
  • Officials investigate winners of ice fishing tournament
  • The Star Tribune reports that Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza officials have confirmed they're investigating three men from Ohio. Stephan Lyogky, his son Ivan Lyogky and family member Rostik Lyogky finished in first, third and 98th place.
  • Herald-Dispatch
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  • 2/5/2018 6:26:00 PM
  • Officials Investigate Winners of Brainerd Ice Fishing Tournament
  • The Star Tribune reports that officials with Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza have confirmed that they're investigating whether three men from Ohio legitimately caught the fish when they say they did. Stephan Lyogky and his son, Ivan Lyogky ...
  • KSTP
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  • 2/5/2018 4:41:00 PM
  • Northeast Ohio 2018 fish fry guide: Don't forget to submit your listing!
  • CLEVELAND, Ohio - Are you organizing a nonprofit fish fry this Lent season? Make sure you let us know all the details so we can include it in our annual guide! This year, the Lenten season runs from Feb. 14 (Ash Wednesday) until March 30 (Good Friday).
  • Cleveland.com
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  • 2/5/2018 11:29:00 AM
  • Fishing report for Feb. 2: Small waters provide big catches through ice
  • CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It has been one of those rare weeks when ice fishermen are prowling ponds, small lakes and some of Lake Erie's harbor and bays, while open-water anglers are launching boats when they can find open water ramps around Lake Erie ...
  • Cleveland.com
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  • 2/2/2018 9:06:00 AM

Ohio Guides/Outfitters

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Ohio Fishing Clubs

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