ODNR Fishing Report for 06/11/2014: Central, OH,
Fishing Report Posted: June 11, 2014

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Posted by ODNR on June 11, 2014 at 18:22:30:

Central Basin

Where: Fishing has been excellent on the south and east sides of the Lorain dumping ground, in 30 to 40-feet of water north of Cleveland, in 32 to 37-feet and 60 to 63-feet of water northwest of Fairport Harbor, in 45 to 63-feet of water north-northwest of Geneva, and in 30 to 65-feet of water north-northwest of Ashtabula.
How: Nearshore anglers are using inline weights or small jet divers with worm harnesses. Offshore anglers are using Dipsy Divers or planer boards with worm harnesses and pink, green and purple spoons.

Yellow perch
Where:Anglers are catching fish in 30 to 50-feet of water north of Cleveland, Wildwood Park and Chagrin River, in 22 to 23-feet of water north-northwest of Fairport Harbor, and in 40 to 51-feet of water northwest of Conneaut. Shore fishing has been spotty off the E. 55th Street and E. 72nd Street piers in Cleveland. Fish are being caught off the west pier of the Grand River.
How:Perch spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.

Smallmouth bass
Where: Fishing has been excellent in 15 to 27-feet of water around the harbor areas in Cleveland, Fairport Harbor, Geneva, Ashtabula and Conneaut.
How:Anglers are using soft craws, shiners, leeches, tube jigs, and are trolling crankbaits.

White bass
Where: Boat anglers are catching white bass north of Cleveland in 30 to 50-feet of water. Watch for the gulls feeding on the surface and the white bass will be below the school of emerald shiners.
How:Anglers are using agitators with jigs tipped with twister tails, small spoons and spinners.

Channel Catfish
Where: Fishing has been good along the Grand River.
How:Anglers are using night crawlers and large chubs.

The Lake Erie water temperature is 67 off Toledo and 52 off Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.

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