** The daily bag limit for walleye on Ohio waters of Lake Erie is 6 fish per angler with a minimum size limit of 15”.**|
** The daily bag limit for yellow perch is 30 fish per angler on all Ohio waters of Lake Erie.**
** The trout and salmon daily bag limit is 2 fish per angler. The minimum size limit for trout and salmon is 12”.
** The black bass (largemouth and smallmouth bass) daily bag limit is 5 fish per angler with a 14” minimum size limit.**
Weather conditions have continued to limit open water fishing opportunities on Lake Erie (as of 1/8/13). Although most of the lake is still open water, nearshore ice around harbors has limited access to the open water.
For steelhead fishing reports visit: http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Home/FishingSubhomePage/ fisheriesmanagementplaceholder/ fishingfairportsteelhead/tabid/6166/Default.aspx
The water temperature is 32 degrees off of Toledo and 37 degrees off of Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.
Anglers are encouraged to always wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device while boating.