In an effort to provide anglers with the best information possible, the Lake Metroparks' Fishing Report provides up-to-date information on fishing hotspots, recent activity by anglers and management activities by the Park District. Learn where the fish are biting and where fish have been stocked within the parks.

If you wish to share photos or information about your recent angling success within the parks with us please contact us at

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Fish for FREE this weekend!

Chagrin River Park - photo by Tim Wilson (Etoile TX) and John Heiner (American Fork UT)
Ohio's Free Fishing Days Weekend
No fishing licence required MAY 7 & 8

Ohioans are invited to enjoy a weekend of FREE FISHING. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife offers anglers of all ages the chance to experience the fun of catching a fish May 7 and 8, 2016. Ohio’s Free Fishing Days weekend is open to all Ohio residents and extend to all of Ohio’s public waters. 

This includes areas within Lake Metroparks that border the Chagrin and Grand rivers, their tributaries, Lake Erie and the pond at Veterans Park. 

Click here for a complete list of our parks where we provide access to these waters.