Types of Fish
With more than 40,000 miles of streams, 2.4 million acres of Lake Erie and inland water, and 450 miles of the Ohio River, Ohio supports a diverse and abundant fish fauna represented by more than 160 species. Ohio's fishes come in a wide range of sizes, shapes and colors...and live in a variety of aquatic habitats from our largest lakes and rivers to the smallest ponds and creeks. This guide provides color illustrations to help anglers identify their catch, and useful tips to help catch more fish.
Click on the fish below to visit the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and learn about the varieties of fish in Ohio.
WALLEYE - YELLOW PERCH - SMALLMOUTH BASS - STEELHEAD