ODNR Fishing Report for 06/08/2010: OH

Article Posted: June 08, 2010

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** The daily bag limit for Lake Erie walleye is 6 fish per angler. The minimum size limit for walleye is 15. **

** The daily bag limit for yellow perch is 30 fish per angler on all Ohio waters of Lake Erie.**

** The steelhead daily bag limit is 5 fish per angler through August 31. The minimum size limit for steelhead is 12 inches.


** The Lake Erie black bass (largemouth and smallmouth) season is closed to possession (catch-and-release only) from May 1 through June 25. On June 26 the daily bag limit will return to 5 fish per angler with a minimum size limit of 14.**

Western Basin

Walleye: The best fishing in the western basin has been NW of West Sister Island, around Niagara Reef, and also E of Kelleys Island. Casters are using mayfly rigs or drifting bottom bouncers with worm harnesses. Trollers are catching fish on spoons and dipsys or jet divers, worm harnesses with inline weights, or with crankbaits.


Yellow perch: The best perch reports have come from Marblehead, Kelleys Island, and Rattlesnake Island. Perch spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.


Central Basin

Walleye fishing has been excellent between Ruggles Reef and Lorain in 28 to 36 of water, on Avon point, 45 to 55 NW off Edgewater Park in Cleveland, 36 to 50 NW off Fairport and 55 to 61 NW off Geneva. Trollers are using pink, purple, orange and green spoons off planer boards and jet divers and also flatline trolling.

Yellow perch fishing has been excellent in 30-40 N off Cleveland and 35-45 NE off Wildwood State Park, 50 to 55 NW off Fairport, 30 NE off Ashtabula and 32 to 38 NE off Conneaut. Shore anglers have been catching fish off the Headlands Beach and Fairport piers on the Grand River and in Cleveland off the E 55th and E 72 st piers in Cleveland. Perch spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.


Smallmouth bass fishing has been very good in 10 to 20 around harbor areas in Fairport Harbor, Geneva, Ashtabula and Conneaut. Fish are being caught on soft-crawls, jigs tipped with minnows, leeches, green, smoke and brown tube jigs, and by trolling crankbaits.

Based on the nearshore forecast the water temperature is 69 degrees off of Toledo and 59 degrees off of Cleveland.



Source: ODNR






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