Where: Walleye fishing has been slow in the western basin. The best reports have come from "L" can of the Camp Perry firing range, northwest of North Bass Island, and north of Kelleys Island.
How: Anglers trolling are using worm harnesses with inline weights, divers or bottom bouncers, and spoons pulled behind divers. Anglers casting are using mayfly rigs or are drifting with bottom bouncers and worm harnesses.
Where: Yellow perch fishing has been good based on numbers of fish, but the size of fish have been running small, including lots of throwbacks. The best spots have been the end of the Toledo shipping channel off the turnaround buoy, the gravel pit, northwest of "B" can of the Camp Perry firing range, off Niagara Reef, the green buoy off Catawba State Park, south of Kelleys Island, northwest of Kelleys Island, and the dumping grounds east of Marblehead.
How: Perch spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.
Where: Smallmouth bass are being caught around North Bass Island and Kelleys Island.
How: Smallmouth bass have been caught on tube jigs, crankbaits and jerkbaits.
Where: Largemouth bass are being caught in the harbors and bays in the western basin and also along the main lake shoreline around Catawba.
How: Largemouth bass are being caught on crankbaits, spinner baits and soft plastics.