Walleye fishing has been good W of the Huron dumping grounds, at the weather buoy, 1.5 miles N of Beaver Creek, and nearshore from Sheffield to Avon point. Fishing has been excellent in 63-65’ of water N of Rocky River, in 62-65’ of water N of Gordon Park, in 65-70’ of water NW of Fairport Harbor and in 60-69’ of water NE of the Geneva. Anglers are trolling dipsy and jet divers with worm harnesses and spoons.
Yellow perch fishing has been excellent in 30’ of water NE of Gordon Park, in 37’ of water N of Chagrin River, in 42-52’ of water NW of Fairport Harbor (the hump) and in 21-44’ of water N of the Ashtabula. Shore anglers are catching fish off E. 55th St in Cleveland. Spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.
Smallmouth bass fishing has been very good in 15 to 25’ of water around harbor areas in Cleveland, Fairport Harbor, Geneva, Ashtabula and Conneaut. Largemouth bass are also being caught in the same areas. Anglers are using soft-craws and leeches.
White Bass has been good in the evenings off Euclid Beach. Anglers are using agitators with jigs and small spoons.
Rock Bass are being caught off the breakwalls in Fairport Harbor.
Channel Catfish has been very good along the Grand River. Anglers are using chicken livers and large chubs.
The water temperature is 71 degrees off of Toledo and 65 degrees off of Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.