Ohio River Region Fishing Report – September 13th, 2013
Meldahl Dam area (Clermont County) – Anglers are reporting steady fishing, with catches of gar, catfish, and a few white bass. Daylight hours until dusk have been producing good numbers but early evening until dawn have been good for catfish. Try chicken livers or cut shad.
Western Ohio River (Cincinnati to Adams County) – Fishing has been slow with most action around Meldahl dam or the tributaries running into the Ohio. Try chicken livers or cut bait for catfish. Blue cats are being taken in the downtown Cincinnati area on skipjack.
Hannibal Lock and Dam Tailwater (Willow Island Pool) (Monroe County) – Hybrid striped bass up to 5 pounds can be caught in the hydro plant discharge at the Hannibal dam. Hybrids can be caught at the surface and on the bottom of the river. Anglers should look for jumping schools of baitfish.