Where: Walleye fishing has been slow in the western basin. The best reports have come from off Crane Creek, around "L" can of the Camp Perry firing range, and off Cedar Point.
How: Anglers trolling are using worm harnesses with inline weights, divers or bottom bouncers, and spoons pulled behind divers. Anglers casting are using mayfly rigs or are drifting with bottom bouncers and worm harnesses.
Where: Yellow perch fishing has been good based on numbers of fish but the sizes of fish have been running small, including a lot of throwbacks. The best spots have been northeast of West Sister Island, 5 miles east of West Sister Island, north of "B" can of the Camp Perry firing range, off Niagara Reef, Rattlesnake Island, Green Island, the green buoy off Catawba State Park, around "F" can of the Camp Perry firing range, southeast of Kelleys Island, and off Kelleys Island Shoal.
How: Perch spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish.
Where: Smallmouth bass are being caught around Middle Bass Island and Kelleys Island.
How: Smallmouth bass have been caught on tube jigs, crankbaits or jerkbaits.
Where: Largemouth bass are being caught in the harbors and bays in the western basin and also along the main lake shoreline around Catawba.
How: Largemouth bass are being caught on crankbaits, spinner baits and soft plastics.