CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - National Go Fishing Day is observed each year on June 18. It's a day to relax by a stream, pond, or lake and cast a line hoping to reel in a big catch.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources provides several tools to help both novice and expert fishermen and women snag the biggest catch of the day.
- A fishing forecast is provided detailing the most common places to catch fish such as largemouth bass, walleye, and yellow perch.
- The Fish Ohio Report is updated regularly and lists the best places to fish from Lake Erie.
- If Lake Erie is out of reach, the ODNR has ranked Ohio's top inland lakes for 2018.
- Find an Ohio lake or resevior with a breakdown of unique features and the types of fish that can be caught.
A fishing license is required for Ohio residents aged 16 and over.