ODNR Fishing Report 05/25/2004: OH

Article Posted: May 25, 2004

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The best walleye fishing has been between Kelleys Island and Catawba Island,
E of Kelleys Island, between Huron and Vermilion in 25 to 32 feet of water,
around A and K cans of the Camp Perry firing range, and N of Maumee Bay.
Drifting or trolling worm harnesses or trolling crankbaits produce the most

Yellow Perch

Yellow perch fishing has been best near the Marblehead lighthouse, between
Marblehead and the SE corner of Kelleys Island, around Gull Island Shoal,
near the Sandusky Bay foghorn, off of the Vermilion River mouth, within one
mile of Lorain, 0.5 to 1 mile N of Cleveland, and 1 to 2 miles out from
Fairport to Conneaut. Fish just off the bottom using perch spreaders tipped
with shiners.

Smallmouth Bass

The best smallmouth bass fishing has been around the Bass Islands, Kelleys
Island, Sandusky Bay, from Ruggles Reef to Vermilion, and the shoreline and
harbors around Fairport, Geneva, Ashtabula and Conneaut.

Source: ODNR

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