ODNR Fishing Report for 8/6/2014: , OH,
Fishing Report Posted: August 06, 2014

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Posted by ODNR on August 06, 2014 at 18:19:45:

Western Basin

Where: The best walleye fishing reports have come from west of the Bass islands, primarily from west of Rattlesnake Island and north to the Canadian border.
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 has been good near the Toledo water intake, along the northern buoys of the Camp Perry firing range, off Niagara Reef, between Green and Rattlesnake islands, and both north and 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 Kelleys Island and North Bass Island.
How: Smallmouth bass have been caught on tube jigs, crankbaits or jerkbaits.

Largemouth bass
Where: Largemouth bass are being caught in the harbors and bays in the western basin and along the main lake shoreline around Catawba.
How: Largemouth bass are being caught on crankbaits, spinner baits and soft plastics.

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