Central Basin |
Where: Fishing was good just south of the Lorain dumping grounds, in 42 to 50 feet of water north of Edgewater Park, and in 47 to 59 feet of water northwest of Ashtabula.
How: Anglers are trolling deep diving crankbaits, and Dipsy and Jet divers with stick baits and worm harnesses.
Where: Anglers are catching fish in 40 to 50 feet of water northwest of Fairport Harbor and in 43 to 46 feet of water off Ashtabula and Conneaut. Fishing from shore has picked up with a few fish being caught off the E. 55th Street and E. 72nd Street piers in Cleveland and in Fairport Harbor.
How: Perch spreaders or crappie rigs with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.
Where: Fishing has been excellent in 12 to 20 feet of water around harbor areas in Cleveland, Fairport Harbor, Geneva, Ashtabula and Conneaut.
How: Anglers are using tube jigs and crankbaits.
The Lake Erie water temperature is 65 off Toledo and 58 off Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.