Olentangy River Fishing near Columbus, Ohio

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Description for Olentangy River, Franklin County, Ohio

Olentangy River is a stream located just 1 miles from Columbus, in Franklin County, in the state of Ohio, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including perch, rock bass, muskie, walleye, redear sunfish, brown trout, catfish and bream/bluegill here. Whether you’re fly fishing or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Olentangy River. Alternate names for this stream include Whitestone Creek, Whetstone River and Oleutangy.

Join us as we discuss the Ohio Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.

Fishing Reports near Olentangy River

  "Basically crappie and white bass. Problem is it’s unfishable half the year due to flooding. Catfish..." Delaware Lake

  "Fished alone at Blues Creek state park. The bass were striking a Strong (brand name) artificial..." Blues Creek

  "Got a late start around noon. We caught a couple handfuls of crappies. Caught 1 that was 15 inches...." Madison Lake Dam

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Fishing Times for Olentangy River near Columbus, OH