ODNR Fishing Report for 07/06/2011: Central, OH,
Fishing Report Posted: July 06, 2011

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Posted by ODNR on July 06, 2011 at 18:53:59:

Central Basin

Walleye fishing has been good near the weather buoy at the N end of the Sandbar, 72-75 N of Cleveland, 71-72 NW of Fairport Harbor, 62-70 NE of Geneva and 67-72 NW of Ashtabula. Anglers are using jet divers, and dipsy divers with purple, blue, and silver spoons. Anglers are also using worm harnesses.

Yellow perch fishing has been good off of the condos between Vermilion and Beaver Creek, 41-43 N of Cleveland, 51-54 NW of Fairport, 60 N of Ashtabula. Perch spreaders with shiners fished near the bottom produce the most fish. Shore anglers are catching fish off East 55 St Pier in Cleveland and Headlands Beach Pier out at the lighthouse

and Fairport Harbor Pier. Anglers are using spreaders with shiners and the mornings have been best.

Smallmouth bass fishing has been very good in 15 to 25 around harbor areas in Cleveland, Fairport Harbor, Geneva, Ashtabula and Conneaut. Fish are being caught on soft-craws, leeches, dark green and red tube jigs, blade baits and crank baits.

Steelhead Trout is beginning to pick up while trolling for walleye off Cleveland. Try fishing down 62-72.

Catfish and White Perch Anglers are catching catfish and white perch in the Grand River.

White Bass Anglers are catching white bass off the Eastlake CEI breakwall. Look for gulls feeding on schools of shiners at the surface. The white bass will be below the shiners.

According to the nearshore marine forecast the water temperature is 73 degrees off of Toledo and 68 degrees off of Cleveland.

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