2015 fishing licenses are required and are available.** |
The daily bag limit for walleye in Ohio waters of Lake Erie is 4 fish per angler through April 30. 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) in Ohio waters of Lake Erie is 5 fish per angler. The minimum size limit for black bass is 14 inches.
Where: Walleye fishing continues to be excellent for anglers trolling. The best areas have been around "B" and "C" cans of the Camp Perry firing range and west of Mouse Island. Fish have also been caught by anglers jigging on the reefs of the Camp Perry firing range and nearshore around Turtle Creek and Wild Wings.
How: Anglers trolling have been using crankbaits (Rapala Deep Husky Jerks, deep diving Reef Runners, and Smithwick perfect 10 rogues) in the top half of the water column. Anglers jig fishing are catching fish on hair jigs and blade baits.