ODNR Fishing Report 07/02/2013: Eastern, OH,
Fishing Report Posted: July 02, 2013

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Posted by ODNR on July 02, 2013 at 21:06:58:

Walleye fishing has been good W of the Huron dumping grounds, at the weather buoy, 1.5 miles N of Beaver Creek, nearshore from Sheffield to Avon point, in 61-65 of water N of Gordon Park in Cleveland, and in 40-42 of water NE of Chagrin River. Fishing has been excellent in 68-70 of water NE of Geneva and in 65-72 of water NW of the Ashtabula. Anglers are trolling dipsy and jet divers with worm harnesses and yellow ,orange, pink, copper and purple spoons. There has also been excellent fishing nearshore in 12-24 of water NW of Ashtabula and off Conneaut. Anglers are drifting Erie Dearies.

Yellow perch fishing has been excellent in 37 of water N of Wildwood State Park, in 33 of water N of Chagrin River, in 39-47 of water NW of Fairport Harbor (the hump) and in 45-48 of water N of the Conneaut. Shore anglers are catching a few fish off the E. 55 St pier in Cleveland and the long pier on the Grand River. Spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.

Smallmouth bass fishing has been excellent 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 soft-craws and leeches.

White Bass has been good in the evenings off Euclid Beach and Sims Park in Euclid. Anglers are using agitators with jigs and small spoons.

Rock Bass are being caught off the breakwalls in Fairport Harbor.

Channel Catfish has been very good along the Grand River. Anglers are using chicken livers and large chubs.

The water temperature is 69 degrees off of Toledo and 68 degrees off of Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.

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