ODNR Fishing Report for 5/27/2015: Central, OH,
Fishing Report Posted: May 27, 2015

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Posted by ODNR on May 27, 2015 at 17:13:14:

Central Basin


Where: Fishing was good nearshore west of Huron (Sawmill Creek), off Cranberry Creek, between Vermilion and Lorain, off Cleveland in 37 to 42 feet of water, and from Geneva to Conneaut in 35 to 55 feet of water.

How: Anglers are trolling stick baits and worm harnesses. .

Yellow Perch

Where: Anglers are catching fish with a few limits reported just off the break wall at Lorain, in 50 to 60 feet of water off Cleveland, in 46 feet of water off Ashtabula, and in 45 to 55 feet of water off Conneaut. Fishing from shore has picked up with a few fish being caught off the E. 55th Street and E. 72nd Street piers in Cleveland and in Fairport Harbor.

How: Perch spreaders or crappie rigs with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.

Smallmouth Bass

Where: Fishing has been excellent in 5 to 20 feet of water around harbor areas in Cleveland, Fairport Harbor, Geneva, Ashtabula and Conneaut.

How: Anglers are using tube jigs and crankbaits.

The Lake Erie water temperature is 60 off Toledo and 55 off Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.

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