Where: Walleye fishing has been slow in the western basin. The best reports have come from the Kelleys Island shoal area. As water temperatures drop walleye should return to the island area from farther east.
How: Anglers trolling are mostly using crankbaits.
Where: Yellow perch fishing has been best south of Green Island, between Green Island and Rattlesnake Island, east of Kelleys Island, and off the Marblehead lighthouse.
How: Perch spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.
Where: Smallmouth bass are being caught around the Bass islands and Kelleys Island.
How: Smallmouth bass have been caught on tube jigs, drop shot rigs with soft plastics, crankbaits or jerkbaits.