Guide To Ohio Salmon Fishing
All about fishing for coho salmon in OH.
The best salmon fishing in Ohio is on Lake Erie and tributaries feeding into it hold salmon during the spawn.
World record: 33 lbs 7 oz
State Record: 13.63 lbs
Click the images and links above for species details.
Lake Erie produced the state record chinook (king) salmon.
The state record coho salmon was taken out of the Huron River.
Conneaut Creek yielded the Ohio state record pink salmon.
About The Pacific Salmon Family
Pacific Salmon are born in and remain in freshwater streams for the early years of life. The number varies by species. Afterward they migrate to the Pacific Ocean waters where they bulk up and prepare for their once in a lifetime spawning run up the freshwater stream where they were born. They will instinctively return to their birthplace, spawn and die. They are found in the streams which empty into the ocean, and adjoining ocean waters.
The preferred method for catching salmon is fly fishing. Depending on the activity level, salmon may be caught on wet or dry flies. For more details check here for articles about fly fishing.
Ohio Salmon Fishing
The preferred method for catching salmon is fly fishing. Depending on the activity level, salmon may be caught on wet or dry flies, as well as a variety of other lures and baits.
Salmon fishing waters and information, by state.
Learn the life cycle of salmon
The more you know about the life cycle and seasonal migration of salmon, the more likely you are to be looking in the right area next time you visit Ohio salmon fishing waters. Visit the salmon fishing page for more information about the life cycle of the different species of salmon.