Go Fish Ohio

Go Fish Ohio has all your Ohio Fishing & Lake Information

  • 70 Topographic Lake Maps
  • Lake Regulations (boating hp, speed, etc.)
  • Species of Fish Available
  • Boat Ramp Locations & Google Maps
  • Buy Ohio Fishing License Online
  • Ohio Division of Wildlife News
  • Photo Gallery
  • Nearby Tackle Shops, Marinas & More

Whether you like fishing the big waters of Lake Erie, or one of Ohio’s many inland lakes like Mosquito or Portage Lakes, Go Fish Ohio keeps you current with lake information and fishing conditions. Our Lake Maps offer contour details, boat ramp(s) locations, horsepower restrictions, and species of fish in the lake.

Ohio Fishing & Boat Shows

Let’s face it…its COLD in Ohio in the winter! Unless you have the gear and are into ice fishing, it is a long few months without a rod in the water. Stay warm and motivated to fish – attend a fishing show, outdoor sports show or boat show to see what the latest angling trends are.

GFO Fishing Event & Tournament Calendar 

The 2017 Better Half Tour

The Better Half Tour - Mixed Team Bass Fishing TournamentsATTN: Tournament Directors – List your tournament on GFO for FREE! Complete the contact form under our calendar to have your tournament listed.

  • RSS Ohio Division of Wildlife News

    • Weekly Lake Erie Fishing Report May 17, 2017
      Smallmouth bass fishing has been good in 8 to 25 feet of water around harbor areas in Cleveland, Fairport Harbor, Ashtabula and Conneaut. Anglers are trolling crankbaits and casting tube jigs.
    • Wildlife Officers on Patrol May 17, 2017
      By truck, ATV, boats, on foot, and on bike patrol – Ohio Wildlife Officers are always looking for new ways to patrol and interact with Ohioans.
    • Teachers Invited to Attend Basic Archery Instruction Workshop May 16, 2017
      Classroom teachers and other members of school communities who are interested in becoming certified National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) instructors are invited to attend a free training workshop Saturday, July 8, in Hancock County. Preregistration is required by July 6.
    • Making Windows Safe for Backyard Birds May 16, 2017
      Birds are beautiful, but they can be easily deceived by the glass windows in our homes. As birds start to visit our backyard feeders more regularly in spring, the risks of window strikes increase. To protect our feathered friends, here are some tips and tricks for making windows safe for backyard birds.
    • Ohio Pond Management Handbook May 16, 2017
      Do you have a private pond? Check out our Ohio Pond Management Handbook! This useful guide is intended for owners of new ponds, owners of old ponds, or landowners who plan to build a pond. Managers of small private lakes will also find it useful, as will anglers who wish to be informed on pond […]
    • Report Wild Turkey and Grouse Sightings May 15, 2017
      Have you seen any wild turkey or ruffed grouse lately? If you have, please report your sightings of these two iconic Ohio game birds. Reports can be made during May, June, July, and August online via the Wildlife Species Sighting Report.
    • Columbus Peregrine Falcon Update May 15, 2017
      Have you checked in with the Columbus peregrine falcon chicks lately? They're growing fast! All are looking good and the adults are bringing in plenty of food. Read the latest updates on the falcon family in our biologists' blog.

Attention Tackle Shops, Marinas &
Ohio Lake Campgrounds

Over 14,000 anglers visit our website each month. We want them to walk through your doors when they visit your sponsored lake! EXCLUSIVE Lake Map Sponsor Program – only ONE local tackle shop plus ONE local marina, campground, boat rental business or fishing guide per lake.


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