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

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Posted by ODNR on June 11, 2014 at 18:20:51:

Western Basin

Where: Walleye fishing has been excellent at the gravel pit, northwest of West Sister Island, around "A" can of the Camp Perry firing range, around Green Island, west of North Bass Island, and east of Kelleys Island.
How: Anglers trolling are using worm harnesses with inline weights, divers or bottom bouncers, and spoons pulled behind divers. Anglers casting are using mayfly rigs or are drifting with bottom bouncers and worm harnesses.

Yellow Perch
Where: Yellow perch fishing effort has been low with most good reports coming from north, east or south of Kelleys Island.
How:Perch spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.

Smallmouth Bass
Where: Smallmouth bass are being caught around island shorelines in less than 25-feet of water. How: Smallmouth bass have been caught on tube jigs and also on crankbaits or jerkbaits.

Largemouth bass
Where: Largemouth bass are being caught in the harbors and bays in the western basin.
How: Largemouth bass are being caught using crankbaits, spinner baits and soft plastics.

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

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