Ohio River Region Fishing Report – May 24th, 2013
Racine Dam Area
Saugers, white bass, and hybrid striped bass can all be caught this time of year. Spinners and jigs can both be successful. White, pearl, chartreuse, orange, and yellow twister tails have all been popular.
Brown and Clermont Counties – Fishing activity has been picking up. Saugers, white bass, and hybrid striped bass are all being caught. Spinners and jigs have both been successful. White, pearl, chartreuse, orange, and yellow twister tails all seem to be popular.
Riverbend to downtown area (Hamilton County)
Water levels slightly high but anglers report channel cats off gravel humps in about 20 feet of water near channel drop-offs. Fish depths from 15 to 30 feet and try cut skipjack and shad.
Pike Island Dam (Belmont County)
Anglers have been fishing the pier by vertical jigging with ¼-ounce or smaller jigging spoons. Other methods for sauger fishing on the river include cast and a slow retrieve off the bottom of jigs with pearl or chartreuse twister tails tipped with a minnow.