Central Basin |
Walleye fishing has been excellent between Ruggles Reef and Lorain in 28 to 36’ of water, on Avon point, 45 to 55’ NW off Edgewater Park in Cleveland, 36 to 50’ NW off Fairport and 55 to 61’ NW off Geneva. Trollers are using pink, purple, orange and green spoons off planer boards and jet divers and also flatline trolling.
Yellow perch fishing has been excellent in 30-40’ N off Cleveland and 35-45’ NE off Wildwood State Park, 50 to 55’ NW off Fairport, 30’ NE off Ashtabula and 32 to 38’ NE off Conneaut. Shore anglers have been catching fish off the Headlands Beach and Fairport piers on the Grand River and in Cleveland off the E 55th and E 72 st piers in Cleveland. Perch spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.
Based on the nearshore forecast the water temperature is 69 degrees off of Toledo and 59 degrees off of Cleveland.