The daily bag limit for trout in Ohio is five fish whether from one or a combination of the five trout species. Ohio is home to lake, brook, rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout. There are special regulations for specific bodies of water that can be found in the Ohio Fishing Regulations 2022-2023.
In order to fish in Ohio state waters, persons older than 15 years of age must purchase an Ohio fishing license. Active duty military personnel stationed in Ohio are considered residents and are included in the requirement. The cost for fishing licenses range from $14.00 for a one day license to $599.04 for a lifetime license for Ohio residents.