ODNR Fishing Report 04/08/2013:

Article Posted: April 09, 2013

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** The daily bag limit for walleye on Ohio waters of Lake Erie from March 1 through April 30 is 4 fish per angler with a 15 minimum size limit.**

** The daily bag limit for yellow perch is 30 fish per angler on all Ohio waters of Lake Erie.**

** The trout and salmon daily bag limit is 2 fish per angler. The minimum size limit for trout and salmon is 12.

** The black bass (largemouth and smallmouth bass) daily bag limit is 5 fish per angler with a 14 minimum size limit.**

Walleye have been caught by anglers trolling and jigging over the past week (as of 4-8-13), although trolling over the past weekend was less productive than the prior week. Trollers have caught fish around the outer cans of the Camp Perry firing range with the southern F and G cans being best, along with B can and also from E to D producing fish. Rapala deep husky jerks have been the most consistent crankbait. Jigging has improved near K can of the Camp Perry range, and also on some of the reefs within the range. Purple hair jigs have been the lure of choice for jiggers. Please use caution when boating in cold water.

View Maumee River and Sandusky River walleye fishing reports at:


For steelhead fishing reports visit: http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Home/FishingSubhomePage/fisheriesmanagementplaceholder/fishingfairportsteelhead/tabid/6166/Default.aspx

The water temperature is 41 degrees off of Toledo and 38 degrees off of Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.

Anglers are encouraged to always wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device while boating.

Source: ODNR

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