** The daily bag limit for Lake Erie walleye is 6 fish per angler through February 28. The daily bag limit will drop to 4 fish per angler March 1 through April 30. The minimum size limit for walleye is 15”. **|
** The daily bag limit for yellow perch is 30 fish per angler on all Ohio waters of Lake Erie.**
** The steelhead daily bag limit is 2 fish per angler through May 15. The minimum size limit for steelhead is 12 inches.
** The Lake Erie black bass (largemouth and smallmouth) daily bag limit is 5 fish per angler through April 30 with a minimum size limit of 14”.**
Recent weather conditions (as of 2/24) have damaged much of Lake Erie’s ice making conditions very treacherous. Check with local bait shops or ice guides before venturing out on Erie’s ice.
To view a list of Ohio licensed ice guides visit:
To view the most recent steelhead fishing report on the Division of Wildlife web page visit: http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Home/FishingSubhomePage/fisheriesmanagementplaceholder/fishingfairportsteelhead/tabid/6166/Default.aspx
Anglers are encouraged to always wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device while boating.