ODNR Fishing Report for 08/30/2011: Central, OH,
Fishing Report Posted: August 30, 2011

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Posted by ODNR on August 30, 2011 at 20:37:33:

Central Basin

Walleye: Very good fishing has been reported 70-72 NE of Ashtabula and 70-72 N of Conneaut. Anglers are using wireline, dipsy divers with red, gold, silver, black, copper and purple spoons and stick baits. Fair fishing has been reported around the Sandbar near Vermilion and Lorain. Spoons and harnesses produce best.

Yellow perch fishing has been fair off of the condos between Vermilion and Beaver Creek. Excellent fishing has been reported 44-48 of N-NE of Gordon Park, 42-48 NW of Chagrin River, 44-50 NW of Fairport and 42-50' N-NW of Ashtabula. Perch spreaders with shiners fished on the bottom produces the most fish. Anglers have been using golden shiners when emerald shiners are not available. Shore fishing off the Mentor Headlands breakwall and Fairport Pier has been spotty. Mornings and evenings have been best.

White Bass: Anglers are catching white bass off the Eastlake CEI breakwall and Mentor Headlands breakwall. Anglers are using agitators with white jigs and twister tails. Mornings and evenings are the best times. For boat anglers, look for gulls feeding on schools of shiners at the surface. The white bass will be below the shiners.

Channel Catfish: Anglers are catching fish off the Mentor Headlands breakwall at night using night crawlers. Fish are also being caught along the Grand River at the St Clair St bridge.

The water temperature is 71 degrees off of Toledo and 73 degrees off of Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.

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