ODNR Fishing Report for 5/12/2015:

Article Posted: May 13, 2015

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The 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 through May 15. Starting May 16 the daily bag limit increases to 5 fish per angler. The minimum size limit is 12 inches.
Black bass (largemouth and smallmouth bass) in Ohio waters of Lake Erie is closed to possession May 1 through June 26 (no harvest). On June 27 the daily bag limit returns to 5 fish per angler with a 14 inch minimum size limit.


Where: Fishing was good over the past week and fish were caught in Maumee Bay, near "K" can of the Camp Perry firing range, on the reefs of the Camp Perry firing range, around Green Island, north of Mouse Island, and nearshore between Huron and Lorain.

How: Anglers trolling have caught fish using crankbaits (mostly deep diving Reef Runners) and worm harnesses with inline weights or bottom bouncers. Anglers jigging are still catching fish using hair jigs.

Yellow Perch

Where: Yellow perch have been caught off the Marblehead lighthouse and off Vermilion.

How: Perch spreaders or crappie rigs with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.

Source: ODNR

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