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Ohio Outdoor News Fishing Report – May 11, 2018

Central Region Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, Perry counties) – Nightcrawlers are the top ticket right now to catch channel catfish on Buckeye Lake. Some of the catfish being caught are ranging up to 20 inches. Simply fish the bait under a bobber to catch catfish and also some bonus carp. Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) – Anglers are busy catching…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing Report – May 11, 2018

Anglers are reminded that walleye season opened May 5, while catch-and-immediate-release of bass is in effect through June 15.  The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission continued to perform in-season trout stockings in recent weeks. For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com.  Lake Erie, Presque Isle Bay, tributaries (Erie County) — Perch were hitting in the deeper waters of the bay in late…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – May 11, 2018

SOUTHEASTERN LP Lake St. Clair Catch-and-immediate-release smallmouth bass fishing has been good on Lake St. Clair, especially off the mile roads, in front of Selfridge, and along the shoreline between the Harley Ensign launch and Metro Beach. The best action has been in 8 to 12 feet of water. The shoreline between the 9-Mile launch and Masonic Park was also…

Regulators OK fish hatchery expansion on Au Sable River

(Michigan DNR)TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — State regulators approved a fish hatchery expansion on the Au Sable River, turning aside objections from groups that fear the operation could contaminate one of northern Michigan’s most prized trout streams. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality granted a pollution discharge permit to Harrietta Hills Grayling Trout Farm, which plans eventually to raise its output…

Angler breaks state record for golden redhorse

(Photo courtesy of Minnesota DNR)Angler Ethan Rasset has set the state record for golden redhorse in the Minnesota DNR’s certified weight category. Rasset caught the 4-pound, 8-ounce redhorse on the Otter Tail River after setting out April 7 with fishing buddies to lure some roughfish like carp into biting. His rod was rigged with a green artificial twister-tail bait with…