Fishing and Boating in Ohio

Boating and fishing are outdoor activities that the entire family can enjoy in Ohio. You will find the helpful state resources you need here to start fishing and boating. Find out where to purchase your Ohio fishing license, how to register your boat, read local fishing reports, and more.


Ohio Fishing

Get started fishing in Ohio today. You can purchase your Ohio fishing license through your mobile device, online, or by phone.

Get an Ohio Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

Ohio Boating

You can go boating in Ohio on one of the state’s many freshwater rivers, lakes, and reservoirs. All motorboats used in public waters must be register

Register A Boat In Ohio

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

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