Fishing information based on reports from the week of 10/23/2006. Over the weekend of 10/28 high winds limited fishing opportunities.|
With decreasing water temperatures be sure to take extra precaution when fishing on Lake Erie.
With dropping temperatures walleye should be found in historical fall areas. Kelleys Island Shoal and the E side of Kelleys Island have been productive when conditions have allowed. Trolling dipsys or jets with spoons or trolling minnow imitating crankbaits with planer boards have produced the most fish. Night pier fishing has been sporadic with a few fish being caught.
Yellow perch fishing in the western basin has been limited by windy weather and muddy water. The SE corner of Kelleys Island has produced the best average size perch, while the turnaround buoy of the Toledo shipping channel has produced numbers of smaller fish. Use perch spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom for the best results.
Lake Erie surface temperatures range from 46 to 55 degrees.