Walleye fishing has been best from west of Green Island north to the border,
including the northwest reef area. Drifting mayfly rigs and trolling spoons
or worm harnesses produce the most fish. Walleye hatched in 2003 are
already being caught; please handle these sub-legal fish as gently as
possible and quickly return them to the water.
The best fishing has been W of west reef near North Bass Island and around
"C" and "D" cans of the Camp Perry firing range. Fish just off the bottom
using perch spreaders tipped with shiners.
Smallmouth bass fishing should improve as temperatures begin dropping and
fish move near- shore. The best smallmouth bass fishing has been around the
Bass Islands, Kelleys Island and Sandusky Bay.