Weekly Ohio Division of Fisheries Lake Erie Fishing Report
January 2, 2014

 

  • The daily bag limit for walleye on Ohio waters of Lake Erie is 6 fish per angler. The minimum size limit for walleye is 15 inches.
  • The daily bag limit for yellow perch is 30 fish per angler on all Ohio waters of Lake Erie.
  • The trout and salmon daily bag limit is 2 fish per angler. The minimum size limit is 12 inches.
  • The daily bag limit for black bass (largemouth and smallmouth bass) in Ohio waters of Lake Erie is 5 fish per angler. The minimum size limit for black bass is 14 inches.

     Walleye 
  • Where: Walleye were caught last weekend between Cedar Point and Huron, east of Kelleys Island, and around Cleveland harbor.
  • How: Anglers trolling are using deep diving crankbaits (deep husky jerks) and shallow diving crankbaits (husky jerks and perfect 10’s) in the top half of the water column. Anglers fishing the shoreline and piers are casting shallow diving crankbaits.


  • Steelhead 

  • Lake Erie Steelhead Fishing Report
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    Water Temperature 

    The Lake Erie water temperature is 33 degrees off Toledo and 37 degrees off Cleveland according to the nearshore marine forecast.

    Anglers are encouraged to always wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal flotation device while boating