Ohio fishing license awarded to rainbow trout

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has awarded a fishing license to a rainbow trout angler who caught it in the Ohio River in the western part of the state, officials announced Monday.The rainbow trout, named for the rainbow color, was spotted in the waters off the Ohio, the westernmost state, in late November, the ODRNR said.The trout was […]

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Which state has the toughest fishing license?

Ohio, which has one of the strictest fishing licenses in the country, is also one of few states in the United States to allow residents to fish for sport, with recreational anglers also allowed to hunt in certain areas.The state also allows for certain types of fishing, such as trapping and netting.But the number of licenses has been steadily rising, […]

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Why does Ohio fishing license require a speared shark to be caught?

The speared swordfish is the most common shark species in Ohio, but it is not legally caught in the state, and its only legally caught by anglers.So, how do you catch one?Well, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with the Ohio State University and other partners, have created a program to help anglers get a speased swordfish in […]

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