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All about fishing for bowfin, chain pickerel, longnose gar, muskie, northern pike, sauger, saugeye and tiger muskie in Ohio.

Listed below find information about these species, found in Ohio waters.

Fishing for miscellaneous species in Ohio

Larger lakes across the state of Ohio, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Berlin Lake, Buck Creek Lake, Buckeye Lake, Caesar Creek Lake, Charles Mill Lake, Clendening Reservoir, Cowan Lake, East Fork Lake, Grand Lake St Marys, Hoover Reservoir, Indian Lake, Lake Erie, Lake Milton, Meander Creek Reservoir, Mosquito Lake, Piedmont Reservoir, Pymatuning Lake, Rocky Fork Lake, Salt Fork Lake and others.

Northern Pike


Fishing for other species in Ohio



World record: 21 lbs 8 oz

OH State Record: 11 lbs 11 oz

Chain Pickerel

Chain pickerel

World record: 9 lbs 6 oz

OH State Record: 6 lbs 4 oz

Longnose Gar

Longnose gar

World record: 50 lbs 5 oz

OH State Record: 25 lbs 0 oz


Muskie (Muskellunge)

World record: 69 lbs 9 oz

OH State Record: 55 lbs 2 oz

Northern Pike

Northern pike

World record: 55 lbs 1 oz

OH State Record: 22 lbs 6 oz



World record: 17 lbs 7 oz

OH State Record: 7 lbs 5 oz



World record: 15 lbs 6 oz

OH State Record: 14 lbs 0 oz

Tiger Muskie

Tiger muskie

World record: 51 lbs 2 oz

OH State Record: 31 lbs 11 oz

By clicking on the images and links above, you will be taken to a page offering more information about the selected species.

Information on fishing for unique species, by state.


Learn the habits and lifecycle of each species

Many of the species we portray as "other" in this website are simply not as commonly fished for as the more popular fish. For insight into some of these "other" fish in Ohio, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.

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