Central Basin |
Where: Fishing was good 2 miles north of Lorain. Fishing was excellent off Cleveland in 52 to 55 feet of water, northwest of Fairport in 20 to 30 feet of water, and from Geneva to Ashtabula in 35 to 68 feet of water.
How: Anglers are trolling planer boards and Dipsy divers with pink and purple spoons and worm harnesses.
Where: Anglers are catching fish with a few limits reported in 36 to 40 feet of water off Cleveland, in 46 feet of water off Ashtabula, and in 48 feet of water off Conneaut. Shore fishing 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.
Where: Fishing has been good in 4 to 22 feet of water around harbor areas in Fairport Harbor, Ashtabula and Conneaut.
How: Anglers are using tube jigs, crankbaits and spinners.
The Lake Erie water temperature is 69 off Toledo and 59 off Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.