Regulations to Remember: |
The daily bag limit for walleye in Ohio waters of Lake Erie is 6 fish per angler. The minimum size limit for walleye is 15 inches.
The daily bag limit for yellow perch is 30 fish per angler in all Ohio waters of Lake Erie.
The trout and salmon daily bag limit is 2 fish per angler. The minimum size limit is 12 inches.
The daily bag limit for black bass (largemouth and smallmouth bass) on Ohio waters of Lake Erie is 5 fish per angler. The minimum size limit for black bass is 14 inches.
Where: Recent weather conditions have limited Lake Erie fishing opportunities. If conditions improve the best walleye fishing will be nearshore around the islands, from Cedar Point to Lorain, and around Cleveland harbor.
How:Anglers trolling are using deep diving crankbaits in open water and shallow diving crankbaits nearshore at night. Anglers fishing from shore and piers are casting shallow diving crank baits.
The Lake Erie water temperature is 41 degrees off Toledo and 48 degrees off Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.
Anglers are encouraged to always wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device while boating.