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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.

  • New species breath new life into state’s Fish Ohio program
  • Columbus — The addition of five new recognized species and the reduction in the minimum length requirement of three other species when caught from inland waters has helped to breathe new life into the state’s Fish Ohio program. Fish Ohio was launched ...
  • Outdoornews
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  • 3/19/2018 10:30:00 AM
  • Fishing report for March 16: Steelhead trout, walleye are on the run
  • CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The best steelhead trout fishing of the early spring season has anglers crowding the Northeast Ohio rivers and streams. The angling action is also heating up for walleye on the Sandusky and Maumee rivers. The crappies, bluegill and ...
  • The Plain Dealer
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  • 3/16/2018 10:16:00 AM
  • U.S. Marshals find alligator in fish tank during home raid
  • March 15 (UPI) --Law enforcement found an alligator in an Ohio home while carrying out an arrest of a fugitive on Thursday. U.S. Marshals discovered a 3-foot long caiman alligator in a fish tank while raiding the home of 31-year-old Robert Watson in ...
  • Upi.com
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  • 3/16/2018 3:54:00 AM
  • Ohio Bass Fishing Outlook 2018
  • Some great largemouth and smallmouth fishing awaits Ohio bass fishing anglers this spring. April means springtime for Ohio folks, and springtime means bass fishing for many of those who fish the Buckeye State. Fortunately, the options are many, from ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/14/2018 7:21:00 PM
  • Underutilized fish species catch on at supermarkets
  • The CIA's Menus of Change initiative supported Ohio-based Heinen's Fine Foods in its plan to buy underutilized species such as farmed cobia, wild wolffish and yellow perch from Lake Erie.
  • SmartBrief
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  • 3/12/2018 9:00:00 PM
  • Eight-year study finds fish thriving in the Allegheny River
  • An eight-year study of the region's three rivers, the most comprehensive ever, found the Allegheny River was home to the highest number of fish species while the Ohio and Monongahela had the most so-called “game” fish. The Allegheny was the cleanest of ...
  • TribLIVE.com
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  • 3/10/2018 4:16:00 AM
  • Ohio State podcast: Buckeyes cast wide QB net, hope to catch big fish
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio — Get insight and reaction to Ohio State football and basketball on the Inside the Shoe podcast, brought to you by Land of 10. In the latest edition, Ryan Donnelly provides updates on several key quarterback targets for Ohio State’s ...
  • Land of 10
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  • 3/9/2018 3:12:00 PM
  • Fish pond stocking service available
  • Some of the finest fishing in Ohio for largemouth bass, bluegills and channel catfish can be found in the state’s farm ponds, according to information provided by the Ohio Division of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and Ohio State University ...
  • HeraldStarOnline.com
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  • 3/7/2018 11:51:00 AM
  • Ohio’s Best Pre-Spawn Bass Fishing
  • The best of pre-spawn bass fishing in Ohio this month are located at these waters. Bass anglers begin to get the urge to fish about this time each spring, but scratching a few fish can be tough unless you’re smart about where you wet a line this month.
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/5/2018 8:55:00 PM
  • Hunting and fishing licenses on sale
  • Hunting and fishing licenses went on sale in Ohio on Thursday and are valid until Feb. 28, 2019. Anyone who is interested in obtaining a license can purchase it at a retail outlet. The types and prices of licenses available include: ∫ Resident fishing ...
  • The Times Leader
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  • 3/4/2018 6:23:00 AM
  • Fishing Report for March 2: Big winds spoil early-season walleye fishing
  • CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Lake Erie walleye fishing had been heating up and the steelhead trout are in the Northeast Ohio rivers, but Mother Nature is not cooperating. Thursday's big northeast winds and plentiful rains slammed the door on both popular styles
  • The Plain Dealer
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  • 3/2/2018 9:05:00 AM
  • Ohio: Trout Fishing Opportunities at Castalia State Fish Hatchery
  • COLUMBUS, OH – Exceptional 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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/2/2018 6:54:00 AM
  • Ohio: Trout Releases Begin in March
  • 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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  • 2/28/2018 7:32:00 AM
  • Winter fish kills may occur as ice melts on Ohio's ponds and lakes
  • COLUMBUS -- The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is reminding Ohioans that small numbers of dead fish may be common in ponds and small lakes this spring. Winter die-offs of fish after long periods of heavy ice and snow cover on small waters are
  • KnoxPages.com
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  • 2/27/2018 7:02:00 PM
  • In Ohio, with spring comes fish-kill possibilities
  • COLUMBUS — Ohioans, don’t be surprised if you see small numbers of dead fish in ponds and small lakes across the state this spring, according to the Ohio DNR. Winter die-offs of fish after long periods of heavy ice and snow cover on small waters are ...
  • Outdoornews
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  • 2/27/2018 4:46:00 PM
  • Column: New hunting, fishing licenses needed March 1
  • Don’t forget that your Ohio hunting and fishing licenses are about to expire. 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 state ...
  • Galion Inquirer
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  • 2/26/2018 9:48:00 AM
  • Ohio Hunting/Fishing Licenses on Sale Thursday
  • Ohio’s hunters and anglers will be able to purchase new licenses this week. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says 2018-2019 licenses will be available starting Thursday. The licenses can be purchased on the department’s division of wildlife ...
  • WHIZ News
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  • 2/26/2018 8:23:00 AM
  • Ohio: Winter Fish Kills May Occur with Ice Melt
  • COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is reminding Ohioans that small numbers of dead fish may be common in ponds and small lakes this spring. Winter die-offs of fish after long periods of heavy ice and snow cover on small waters .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/26/2018 5:39:00 AM
  • Ohio hunting, fishing licenses go on sale soon
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's hunters and anglers will able to purchase new licenses this week. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says 2018-209 licenses will be available starting Thursday. The licenses can be purchased on the department's Division .
  • 13abc
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  • 2/25/2018 7:30:00 PM
  • Winter Fish Kills May Occur as Ice Melts on Ohio's Ponds and Lakes
  • COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is reminding Ohioans that small numbers of dead fish may be common in ponds and small lakes this spring. Winter die-offs of fish after long periods of heavy ice and snow cover on small waters .
  • KLAS Press Release
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  • 2/24/2018 4:05:00 AM
  • Fishing report for Feb. 23: It's fishing tackle tuneup time
  • CLEVELAND, OHIO -- The February weather has not been friendly for area fishermen. The steelhead trout streams around Northeast Ohio are running fast and furious this week, and more rain is in the forecast. The ice on area ponds and lakes is iffy ...
  • Cleveland
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  • 2/23/2018 9:04:00 AM

Ohio Guides/Outfitters

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Ohio Fishing Clubs

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