ODNR Fishing Report for 7/05/2005: Western Basin, OH,
Fishing Report Posted: July 05, 2005

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Posted by ODNR on July 05, 2005 at 23:16:14:

Western Basin

This past weekend (July 2 and 3) walleye fishing was again slow in Ohio
waters of the western basin. The best walleye fishing has been N and NE
of the Toledo shipping channel turnaround buoy and N of West Sister
Island. Drifting or trolling worm harnesses and trolling spoons produce
the most fish.

Yellow Perch
Yellow perch fishing has also slowed. The best areas have been W of the
stone docks on the W side of Kelleys Island, and Gull and Kelleys Island
shoals. Fish just off the bottom using perch spreaders tipped with

Smallmouth Bass
The best smallmouth bass fishing has been around the Bass Islands,
Kelleys Island and Sandusky Bay. Largemouth bass have been caught in
Sandusky Bay, East Harbor and West Harbor.

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