ODNR Fishing Report 05/15/2013: Eastern, OH,
Fishing Report Posted: May 16, 2013

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Posted by ODNR on May 16, 2013 at 07:55:50:

Central Basin

Walleye have been caught nearshore off Cleveland after 6:00 pm and at night in 35-38 of water using rapalas, husky jerks and reef runners.

Yellow perch fishing has been good weather permitting in 38 of water N of Gordon Park in Cleveland, in 38 of water N of the Fairport Harbor lighthouse and in 42 to 50 of water NE of the Ashtabula. Perch spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish. Shore fishing has picked up off the E 55th St. pier in Cleveland. Anglers are using spreaders with shiners and the mornings have been best.

Smallmouth bass fishing has been good in 15 to 25 of water around harbor areas in Cleveland, Fairport Harbor, Geneva, Ashtabula and Conneaut. Largemouth bass are also being caught in the same areas. Anglers are using drop shot rigs with rubber worms, soft-craws, tube jigs, and crankbaits.

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