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May 22, 2014

Ohio River Region Fishing Report – May 23rd, 2014

Brown and Clermont counties – Fishing activity has been picking up. Sauger, 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 are a great choice right now. Racine Dam Area (Meigs County) – White and hybrid striped bass: Spinners

Southwest Ohio FIshing Report – May 23rd, 2014

East Fork Lake (1,971 acres, 32.3 miles of shoreline; Clermont County) – Crappie: Try using minnows and jigs with tubes. Chartreuse and white color patterns are working the best currently. Fish are generally being taken in 18 to 24 inches of water. Try fishing around structure, fallen trees, and in the coves. Rocky Fork Lake

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – May 23rd, 2014

Lake Logan (333 acres; Hocking County) – Saugeye: can be caught on bottom bouncing jigs tipped with nightcrawlers or minnows fished in six to 10 feet of water. Also try trolling crankbaits in the same depth. Crappie: Start looking for white crappies to move into shallower water around shoreline structure to spawn. Focus your effort

Northeast Ohio Fishing Report – May 23rd, 2014

Mogadore Reservoir (1,104-acres; Portage County) – Owned and operated by the city of Akron, this reservoir is located in southwestern portion of the county, three miles east of Akron and six miles south of Kent on SR 43, one mile south of U.S. Route 224. April, May, and June are the best months for catching

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – May 23rd, 2014

 Beaver Creek Reservoir (110 acres; Seneca County) – Catfish: have been biting. Try using shrimp for bait. For large catfish, try drift fishing or balloon fishing. Boats are allowed on the reservoir with electric motors only. Sandusky River (Sandusky County) – White bass: are biting in the Sandusky River near Fremont. Water is muddy, high,

Central Ohio Fishing Report – May 23rd, 2014

 Alum Creek Lake (3,269 acres; Delaware County) -Crappie: Fishing jigs and minnows suspended by a float around woody cover in the upper end of the lake and in coves is a good way to catch crappies. Crappies must be nine inches or longer to keep. White bass: Use minnows, jigs, and small spinners in the

Ohio Cuffs & Collars – May 23rd, 2014

Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1 • While on patrol at Deer Creek Wildlife Area, state wildlife officer Josh Elster, assigned to Pickaway County, observed a tarp in a tree some distance off the road. Officer Elster thought the tarp was trash that had blown in from the adjacent field and continued to a nearby

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