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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