ODNR Fishing Report 03/15/2012:

Article Posted: March 15, 2012

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** The daily bag limit for walleye on Ohio waters of Lake Erie is 4 fish per angler from March 1 through April 30. The minimum size limit for walleye is 15. **

** The daily bag limit for yellow perch is 30 fish per angler on all Ohio waters of Lake Erie.**

** The steelhead daily bag limit is 2 fish per angler with a minimum size limit of 12.

** The Lake Erie black bass (largemouth and smallmouth) daily bag limit is 5 fish with a minimum size limit of 14.**

Walleye have been caught by trollers fishing north of the reefs in the Camp Perry firing range. Crankbaits trolled in the top 15 of water have produced the most fish. Jig fishing on the reefs should improve as the water temperature increases.

For Maumee River and Sandusky River updates please visit: http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Home/FishingSubhomePage/FishingProspectsandReports/fishingfreportwalleyerunreport/tabid/6127/Default.aspx

The water temperature is 39 degrees off of Toledo and 36 degrees off of Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.

Steelhead Trout: For the Steelhead fishing report see the ohiodnr.com web site: Go to - Wildlife - Fishing - Lake Erie - Steelhead trout fishing

Anglers are encouraged to always wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device while boating.

To view the predicted weather forecast for Lake Erie visit: http://weather.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/fmtbltn.pl?file=/raw/fz/fzus61.kcle.glf.le.txt

To view Lake Erie boating information, safety tips, and launch ramps visit: http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/default/tabid/2062/Default.aspx



Source: ODNR






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