Northwest Oho Fishing Report – January 31st, 2013
Indian Lake (Logan County)
Fishing has been spotty and slow with the changing weather patterns, reports Lakeside Pro Bass Shop. When the bite is on, anglers have been limiting on saugeye regularly. Areas that have produced good reports include Barnes Landing, Moundwood and Blackwood. Rattling Rapalas have been among the more popular baits. Other crankbaits in a variety of colors have been employed successfully as well. Crappies, bluegills and some yellow perch are being taken at various times. The successful bait for the perch bite has been small ice jigs tipped with spikes or wax worms.
Grand Lake St. Marys (Wood County)
The crappie and bluegill bite is picking up in ice-off conditions at this impoundment with anglers targeting brush and dock areas. Panfish have been caught in anywhere from 30 inches to 5 feet of water. Baits of choice have been wax worms or spikes on jigs. Angling pressure is primarily in the form of bank fishermen with a few boats in the water at various times. The walleye bite has been slow at best.