Licenses are available on the island at The Wharfside, located just to the left of The Boardwalk, in downtown Put-in-Bay.
Qualified residents born on or before December 31, 1937 can obtain a free license at any license outlet or online.
Fishing licenses and the 20xx Ohio Fishing Regulations Brochure (Pub. 84) are available from most bait shops and the Ohio Division of Wildlife. Licenses are renewable by March 1 of each year.
For more, in-depth, information about Ohio DNR’s fishing regulations please visit the Ohio DNR Fishing Resources website.
Fun Fact: The Put-in-Bay season starts April 1st and the last big weekend is the Halloween weekend the last weekend in October. Off-season activities include walleye and perch ice fishing but most every business closes on Halloween.