ODNR Fishing Report for 10/04/2011: Central, OH,
Fishing Report Posted: October 05, 2011

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Posted by ODNR on October 05, 2011 at 08:54:35:

Central Basin

Walleye: The walleye have scattered offshore of Ashtabula and Conneaut and there were no reports for walleye this week

Yellow perch: Prior to 3 straight days of high winds and waves, good fishing was reported 42-50 NW of Chagrin River, 42-60 NE of Wildwood State Park, 51 N-NW of Fairport, 60' NE of Ashtabula and 62-64' NW of Conneaut. Perch spreaders with shiners fished on the bottom produces the most fish. Anglers have been using golden shiners when emerald shiners are not available. A few fish have been caught off the Mentor Headlands breakwall. Mornings and evenings have been best.

White Bass: Fishing has been slow off the Eastlake CEI breakwall and Mentor Headlands breakwall. For boat anglers, fishing has been good in the Cleveland area, look for gulls feeding on schools of shiners at the surface. The white bass will be below the shiners.

Channel Catfish: Anglers are catching fish off the Mentor Headlands breakwall at night using night crawlers. Fish are also being caught along the Grand River at the St Clair St bridge.

Steelhead Trout: See the ohiodnr.com web site: Go to - Wildlife - Fishing - Lake Erie - Steelhead trout fishing

The water temperature is 56 degrees off of Toledo and 62 degrees off of Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.

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