On June 17-18, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife is hosting its annual free fishing days. It’s the only weekend of the year on which residents 16 and older can fish without a license. Anglers under 16 can fish for free year-round. During this weekend, Ohio residents can fish for free in any of Ohio’s public waters, including those of Lake Erie and the Ohio River. All other fishing regulations, size limits, and bag limits apply.