ODNR Fishing Report for 10/11/2011: Central, OH,
Fishing Report Posted: October 12, 2011

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Posted by ODNR on October 12, 2011 at 21:02:11:

Central Basin

Walleye: Fishing has been good 8 to 15 miles N-NE of Huron. Fish have been caught on harnesses with inline weights or divers, and also on deep diving crankbaits. A few walleye have been caught in 62-64 off Cleveland. Anglers are trolling with stick baits.

Yellow perch: Very good fishing was reported SW of the sandbar between Vermilion and Lorain, 62-72 NE of Gordon State Park, 62 NW of Fairport, 40-44 NE and NW of Geneva, 42-52' N of Ashtabula and 40-44 and 70-76' NE of Conneaut. Perch spreaders with shiners fished on the bottom produces the most fish. Anglers have been using golden shiners when emerald shiners are not available. A few fish have been caught off the Mentor Headlands breakwall. Mornings and evenings have been best.

White Bass: Fishing has been slow off the Eastlake CEI breakwall and Mentor Headlands breakwall. For boat anglers, fishing has been good in the Cleveland area, look for gulls feeding on schools of shiners at the surface. The white bass will be below the shiners.

Channel Catfish: Anglers are catching fish off the Mentor Headlands breakwall at night using night crawlers. Fish are also being caught along the Grand River at the St Clair St bridge.

Steelhead Trout: Good fishing reported this past week, see the ohiodnr.com web site: Go to - Wildlife - Fishing - Lake Erie - Steelhead trout fishing

The water temperature is 59 degrees off of Toledo and 60 degrees off of Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.





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