ODNR Fishing Report for 06/17/2008: Central, OH,
Fishing Report Posted: June 17, 2008

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Posted by ODNR on June 17, 2008 at 21:54:08:

Central Basin

Walleye fishing has been excellent on the dumping grounds N of Huron, N of Beaver Creek in 35 to 45 of water, NW of the Chagrin River in 20 to 30 of water, NE of Wildwood State Park in 20 to 30 of water, 4 to 5 miles W of Geneva in 50 to 65 of water, and 2 to 4 miles W of Fairport Harbor in 20 to 30 of water. Trollers are using crankbaits or spoons and worm harnesses off jet divers, dipsy divers and downriggers. The best action has been 20 down and the best spoon colors have been gold or silver with green and pink.

Yellow perch fishing west of Cleveland has been best off of the condos east of Vermilion, in 43 of water north of Beaver Creek, and off of the Lorain lighthouse. Fishing has been excellent NE of the Chagrin River in 30 to 35 of water, NE of Edgewater in 30 to 35 of water, N of Fairport Harbor in 35 to 50 of water, N of Conneaut in 35 to 50 of water, and N of Geneva and Ashtabula in 45 to 55 of water. Perch spreaders or crappie rigs with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish. Fish have ranged from 7.5 to 12.5 inches.

Smallmouth bass fishing has been good in 5 to 20 of water around Ashtabula and Fairport Harbor. Fish are being caught on watermelon, pumpkinseed and green tube jigs.

Based on the nearshore forecast the water temperature is 70 off of Toledo and 63 off of Cleveland.





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