ODNR Fishing Repot for 6/10/2015:

Article Posted: June 12, 2015

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The bag limit for walleye in Ohio waters of Lake Erie is 6 fish per angler. The minimum size limit for walleye is 15 inches.
The daily bag limit for yellow perch is 30 fish per angler in all Ohio waters of Lake Erie.
The trout and salmon daily bag limit is 5 fish per angler. The minimum size limit is 12 inches.
Black bass (largemouth and smallmouth bass) in Ohio waters of Lake Erie is closed to possession May 1 through June 26 (no harvest). On June 27 the daily bag limit returns to 5 fish per angler with a 14 inch minimum size limit.
Sandusky River and Maumee River walleye fishing update


Western Basin

Walleye

Where: Fishing was excellent 2 to 3 miles north of West Sister Island, between West Sister Island and the gravel pit, north of West Reef, south of Starve Island, between North Bass Island and Gull Island Shoal along the Canadian border, and around Kelleys Island Shoal.

How: Anglers trolling have caught fish using crankbaits (mostly deep diving Reef Runners), spoons behind divers, and also worm harnesses with inline weights or bottom bouncers. Anglers casting are using weight forward spinners or mayfly rigs.

Yellow Perch

Where: Yellow perch have been caught near Ballast Island.

How: Perch spreaders or crappie rigs with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.

Central Basin

Walleye

Where: Fishing was good just south of the Lorain dumping grounds, in 42 to 50 feet of water north of Edgewater Park, and in 47 to 59 feet of water northwest of Ashtabula.

How: Anglers are trolling deep diving crankbaits, and Dipsy and Jet divers with stick baits and worm harnesses.

Yellow Perch

Where: Anglers are catching fish in 40 to 50 feet of water northwest of Fairport Harbor and in 43 to 46 feet of water off Ashtabula and Conneaut. Fishing from shore has picked up with a few fish being caught off the E. 55th Street and E. 72nd Street piers in Cleveland and in Fairport Harbor.

How: Perch spreaders or crappie rigs with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.

Smallmouth Bass

Where: Fishing has been excellent in 12 to 20 feet of water around harbor areas in Cleveland, Fairport Harbor, Geneva, Ashtabula and Conneaut.

How: Anglers are using tube jigs and crankbaits.

The Lake Erie water temperature is 65 off Toledo and 58 off Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.

Source: ODNR






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