Walleye Fishing Report for Maumee and Sandusky Rivers 4/21/03: , OH,
Fishing Report Posted: April 21, 2003

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Posted by ODNR on April 21, 2003 at 22:29:32:

Walleye Fishing Report for Maumee and Sandusky Rivers
April 21, 2003

Maumee River - 56F, Normal water level. Walleye past the peak spawning activity. Post spawn is frequently the best time to get walleye to bite. Many anglers are catching limits; mostly males 16 to 22 inches. Anglers are also starting to catch some white bass. Best baits are floating jigs fished 24 inches below enough weight to get to the bottom. Tip the floating jig with a brightly colored plastic tail. Best areas are Bluegrass Island, Buttonwood, White St., and the flats area from I-475 Bridge up to Jerome Road. Outlook Excellent for walleye and white bass should continue to improve.

Sandusky River - 56F, River is normal to low. Anglers are taking some walleye mostly males 16-20. Best areas are from Hayes Street Bridge to State Street Bridge. Best baits are floating jigs fished 24 inches below about enough weight to bounce along the bottom. Tip the floating jig with a brightly colored plastic tail. chartreuse, pink, or orange seem to be working well. Outlook is good. We are at the tail end of the walleye run on the Sandusky River; anglers are taking good catches of white bass. Outlook for white bass is very good.





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