ODNR Fishing Report for 9/3/2014: , OH,
Fishing Report Posted: September 04, 2014

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Posted by ODNR on September 04, 2014 at 10:06:03:

Western Basin

Where: Walleye fishing has been slow in the western basin. The best reports have come from north of the Camp Perry firing range, around Crib Reef and south of "G" can of the Camp Perry firing range.
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 based on numbers of fish, but the sizes of fish have been running small, including a lot of throwbacks. The best spots have been the turnaround buoy of the Toledo shipping channel, north of West Sister Island, "G" and "H" cans of the Camp Perry firing range, Rattlesnake Island, Green Island, southeast of Kelleys Island and northeast 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 South Bass Island and North Bass Island.
How: Smallmouth bass have been caught on tube jigs, crankbaits and jerkbaits.

Largemouth bass
Where: Largemouth bass are being caught in 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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