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You can fish for free on May 4, 5 in Ohio

Posted at 5:03 PM, Apr 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-30 17:04:06-04

CLEVELAND — Free fishing weekend is here!

Ohio Senate president Larry Obhof announced that May 4 and 5 will be a free fishing weekend.

State law requires people to purchase a license to fish in the state's lakes, reservoirs and streams, but this weekend they can fish free of charge and without buying a license.

“I love to fish with my daughters, and the Ohio Free Fishing Days event is a wonderful opportunity to introduce beginners to the sport of fishing or plan a fun event that everyone can take part in,” said Obhof.

To find local fishing areas, click here.

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