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Ohio River Region Fishing Report – May 9th, 2014

Belleville Pool (Athens, Meigs, and Washington counties) – Crappie: Fish are moving this time of year and provide a great opportunity for river anglers. Just like the inland lakes, target areas around brush tops and sunken logs using jigs or minnows. R.C. Byrd tail waters – Hybrid striped bass: Minnows, flukes, white jigs, and spoons

Southwest Ohio FIshing Report – May 9th, 2014

Lake Loramie (843 Acres and 38 miles of shoreline; Auglaize and Shelby counties) – Catfish: have been biting on red worms and nightcrawlers for anglers who are bottom fishing. The lake is currently very muddy. Paint Creek Lake (1,190 acres 30 miles of shoreline; Highland and Ross counties) – Crappie: have been biting in three

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – May 9th, 2014

AEP Recreation Area (Morgan, Muskingum, and Noble counties) – Largemouth bass: Try using spinnerbaits and jig-and-pig combinations. Target ponds that are “off the beaten path” since these do not receive as much fishing pressure. Bluegill: Try using live bait such as red worms or meal worms, or small spinners and poppers. A permit is required

Northeast Ohio Fishing Report – May 9th, 2014

Leesville Lake (1,011-acres; Carroll County) – Leesville Lake is located in southwestern Carroll County and is approximately two miles southeast of Sherrodsville on County Road 22 and five miles south of Carrollton on State Route 332. Muskellunge: will move into the shallows during the spring to spawn and will hold tight to structure. Cast four-

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – May 9th, 2014

Van Wert Reservoir #2 (65 acres; Van Wert County) – Trout: The Division of Wildlife recently stocked the reservoir with rainbow trout. Anglers have been having success using red worms, waxworms, and trout nuggets. The mornings and evenings have been the best times to fish. Try fishing the northwest corner. Boats are permitted on the

Central Ohio Fishing Report – May 9th, 2014

Knox Lake (469 acres; Knox County) – Largemouth bass: Areas of woody shoreline cover are good locations to fish for largemouth bass this time of year. Try dark-colored creature baits and jig-and-pigs fished shallow for the best results. Most of these fish measure 12 to 18 inches. There is an 18-inch minimum to keep largemouth

Ohio Calendar of Events – May 9th, 2014

Banquets/Fundraisers May 16: Trumbull Co. DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Sorrento’s Banquet Room, Warren. For more info call Jim Waldman, 330-766-2193. June 14: Logan Co. Longbeards Banquet, 5 p.m., Eagles 2166, Bellefontaine. For more info call Heath Zweible, 937-726-6810. June 28: Cleveland Hailers DU Dinner, 1-6 p.m., Blaylock’s House. Call April Blaylock, 216-749-7758. Special Events May 16-18: Bill Moose Muzzleloading

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