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.
Use caution when ice fishing on Lake Erie. Ice conditions are extremely variable and can change quickly.
Where: The best walleye ice fishing has been between Catawba and Camp Perry. Most reports have come from the buoys around the southeast corner of the Camp Perry firing range, and as close as 2 miles out of Catawba State Park.
How: Most anglers are jigging with spoons tipped with emerald shiners.
Where: Panfish have been caught in harbors and marinas around Catawba.
How: Most anglers are using small jigs with wax worms or soft plastics.
Anglers are encouraged to always wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device while boating.