** The daily bag limit for walleye on Ohio waters of Lake Erie from March 1 through April 30 is 4 fish per angler with a 15” minimum size limit.**|
** The daily bag limit for yellow perch is 30 fish per angler on all Ohio waters of Lake Erie.**
** The trout and salmon daily bag limit is 2 fish per angler. The minimum size limit for trout and salmon is 12”.
** The black bass (largemouth and smallmouth bass) daily bag limit is 5 fish per angler with a 14” minimum size limit.**
Although cold weather has limited fishing opportunities on Lake Erie, when weather has allowed walleye have been caught by trolling crankbaits around Catawba and W of South Bass Island. Use caution when boating in cold water.
When Maumee River and Sandusky River walleye fishing starts later this month reports will be available at:
For steelhead fishing reports visit: http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Home/FishingSubhomePage/fisheriesmanagementplaceholder/fishingfairportsteelhead/tabid/6166/Default.aspx
The water temperature is 36 degrees off of Toledo and 35 degrees off of Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.
Anglers are encouraged to always wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device while boating.