ODNR Fishing Report for 07/21/2009: Central, OH,
Fishing Report Posted: July 21, 2009

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Posted by ODNR on July 21, 2009 at 21:50:01:

Central Basin

Walleye fishing has been good in 25 to 30 feet of water from Huron to Lorain, 12 to 18 miles out in 65 to 73 feet north-northwest out of Edgewater State Park and north-northeast out of Wildwood State Park, 10- to 12 miles N out of Geneva and north-northwest 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 45 to 60 feet.

Yellow perch fishing has been very good in 40 to 45 feet north-northeast of Gordon Park and north-northwest of Edgewater Park, and 53 to 62 feet NNE of Ashtabula and north-northwest of Conneaut. Perch spreaders or perch and crappie rigs with shiners fished as far up as 6 feet off the bottom have been producing the most fish.

Steelhead are being caught by anglers trolling for walleye. The best location has been offshore of Fairport and in the Cleveland Hole in 70 to 78 feet while trolling using black and purple or silver and blue spoons.

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

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