ODNR Fishing Report 04/11/2004: OH

Article Posted: May 11, 2004

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**As of May 1 the walleye bag limit returned to 6 fish per angler and the
treble hook restrictions in the bays expired. The 15" walleye minimum size
limit remains in effect for the entire season. From May 1 to June 26
smallmouth bass possession is illegal. Anglers may catch and release
smallmouth, but possession is not permitted.**

The best walleye fishing has been N of Kelleys Island, around Clinton Reef W
of Catawba, from D can of the Camp Perry firing range to Rattlesnake Island,
around K can of the Camp Perry firing range, and N of Maumee Bay in 20' of
water. Drifting or trolling worm harnesses near the bottom has produced the
most fish. When fishing the reef complex be aware that ODNR sampling will
be taking place throughout the spring. Nets are clearly marked with yellow
flags and floats. Please stay clear of areas with nets.

Yellow Perch
Yellow perch fishing has been good between the Marblehead ferry docks and
the lighthouse, between Marblehead and the SE corner of Kelleys Island,
around Gull Island Shoal, off of the Vermilion River mouth, and within one
mile of Lorain. Fish just off the bottom using perch spreaders tipped with

Source: ODNR

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