How to purchase Ohio fishing license online?

This is a detailed guide to purchase an ODNR fishing license online. Purchase Ohio fishing license from the official website of Ohio Department of natural resources  –

Ohio is an ideal state for fishing. There are several fishing spots with clear water in Ohio perfect for fishing. For fishing in Ohio, whether you are a resident or visiting, you have to purchase a license to catch fish in Ohio. Department of natural resources is the authority that issues fishing licenses in Ohio. After purchasing the license from ODNR, you should print the license and carry it when fishing. There is no problem if you lost the printout, you can reprint your license from your customer account on the ODNR website and it is free.

ODNR Fishing License Online

Purchasing a license is mandatory for fishing in Ohio state. You can purchase a fishing license from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) website.

Follow the below link to visit the fishing license purchase page of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources website.

Go to ODNR Fishing license purchase

ODNR Fishing License


First of all, you have to fill up your details to purchase an Ohio fishing license. Fields marked with a red asterisk (*) symbol are mandatory. After filling up all the required details, click Continue.


Ohio DNR Fishing License


On the next page, you can see a list of licenses. You can select the license you want from the list.

After selecting the license, click Continue.


ODNR Fishing License Auto Renew

On the next page, you can select whether you want to auto-renew the license you are purchasing. If auto-renew is turned on, it will renew automatically on the expiration and charge automatically from your credit card.

To continue with the purchase of Ohio DNR fishing license, click Continue.


ODNR Fishing License Online


You can fill up your credit card information on the next page. If you want to make donations for wildlife fund or endangered species fund etc. you can do it here.

After filling up your credit card information, click the Submit button.

You will be redirected to the payment page of the credit card. You can finalize the payment for the ODNR fishing license there.