ODNR Fishing Report for 07/14/2009: Central, OH,
Fishing Report Posted: July 14, 2009

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Posted by ODNR on July 14, 2009 at 22:09:29:

Central Basin

Walleye fishing has been good in 25� of water from Huron to Lorain, 12-18 miles out in 65 to 73 feet north-northwest out of Edgewater State Park and north-northeast out of Wildwood State Park, 10-16 miles NNE out of Geneva and NNW out of Ashtabula at 70 to 74 feet. Trollers are using watermelon, green, yellow jacket, perch, orange, or pink worm harnesses and spoons, off of dipsy divers, or jet divers and planer boards. Anglers are fishing down 40 to 60 feet.

Yellow perch fishing has been very good in 40 to 45 feet NNE of Gordon Park and NNW of Edgewater Park, in 50-58 feet NW of the Fairport Harbor, and 69-72 feet NNE of Ashtabula and NNW of Conneaut. Perch spreaders or perch and crappie rigs with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.

Steelhead are being caught by anglers trolling for walleye. The best location has been offshore in the Cleveland Hole in 77 to 79 feet while trolling using black and purple or silver and blue spoons.

Based on the nearshore marine forecast the water temperature is 71 off of Toledo and 70 off of Cleveland.

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