Welcome to GoFishOhio!

GoFishOhio highlights a beautiful state full of amazing lakes, rivers, and reservoirs offering anglers many sport fishing opportunities for various species of fish. There’s great fishing in Ohio! Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, musky, carp, northern pike, stripers, wipers, bluegill, crappie, catfish and steelhead trout all swim here.

Discover– where to buy bait, horsepower limits, boat rentals and camping. Maps are listed by regional areas designated by the Ohio DNR.

  • Latest Ohio Fishing Shows
  • Tournament & Event Calendar
  • 70 Topographic Lake Maps
  • Lake Regulations
    (boating hp, speed, etc.)
  • Species of Fish Available
  • Boat Ramp Locations
  • Full feature Google Maps
  • Local Tackle Shops, Marinas, Restaurants & More
  • Fishing Charters & Guides
  • Ohio Fishing License Online
  • OH Division of Wildlife News
  • Advertise with GFO
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Canoe Fishing

Canoe Fishing vs. Bass Boat

This summer, we were lucky enough to go canoe fishing on many of Ohio’s electric motor only/ no power lakes. Being accustomed to a bass boat, there was quite an adjustment to be

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Ohio Fishing Lake Maps - Central Ohio
Central OH Maps
Ohio Fishing Lake Maps - NW Ohio
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Ohio Fishing Lake Maps - NE Ohio
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Ohio Fishing Lake Maps - SE Ohio
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Ohio Fishing Lake Maps - SW Ohio
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Ranger Boats - Vic's Sports Center
Mercury Marine Outboards
Triton Boats - Ohio Bass Boats
Starcraft Boats - Vics Sports Center
StarWeld Boats - Vics Sports Center
Evinrude Outboards - Vics Sports Center
Yamaha Outboards - Vics Sports Center
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Service Entrance - Vics Sports Center

Turn In a Poacher (1-800-POACHER)

Ohio’s Turn In a Poacher -“TIP” program – helps to curtail poaching throughout the state by involving the public in reporting wildlife violations. If you observe a wildlife violation, click here and submit the form online or print the form and mail to:

TIP Headquarters, Division of Wildlife
2045 Morse Rd., Bldg G | Columbus, Ohio 43229-6693
Or call the TIP toll-free hotline, 1-800-POACHER.