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Ohio River Region Fishing Report – November 21st, 2014

Belleville Locks and Dam (Washington County) – Sauger/Walleye: As river temperatures cool, fishing should start picking up in the tailwaters. Try white or chartreuse twister tails or swimbaits near the dam and along the walkway. Night and early morning hours are generally best to fish. Hybrid striped bass: Try using spoons, crankbaits, and live bait.

Lake Erie Region Fishing Report – November 21st, 2014

Western Basin Walleye Where: Walleye fishing has been slow in the western basin. As water temperatures drop, walleyes should return to the island area from farther east. How: Anglers trolling are mostly using crankbaits. Yellow Perch Where: Yellow perch fishing is best around Green Island, south of Kelleys Island, east of Kelleys Island, and off

Southwest Ohio FIshing Report – November 21st, 2014

East Fork (Clermont County) – Crappies: are being caught by anglers using waxworms, tube jigs, or medium- to large-sized minnows tipped on chartreuse jigs. Channel catfish: are being caught by anglers fishing tight line at night using nightcrawlers, large minnows, or chicken livers. Bluegill: are hitting on waxworms or red worms. Keep the bait under

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – November 21st, 2014

Dow Lake (171 acres; Athens County) – Largemouth bass: Cooler temperatures cause fish to actively search for food. Try fishing around structure such as weed beds and fallen trees in two to eight feet of water using spinnerbaits and crankbaits. Boat access is available from County Road 20 (Stroud’s Run Road). Seneca Lake (3,584 acres;

Northeast Ohio Fishing Report – November 21st, 2014

Mogadore Reservoir (1,104 acres; Portage County) – Boaters are allowed electric motors only. Crappie: The fall crappie bite has picked up at Mogadore Reservoir. Crappie jigs and tubes is all it is taking to put some slabs in the cooler. Fishing minnows on jigs or under a bobber is also very effective. Successful anglers are

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – November 21st, 2014

Lake LeComte, Fostoria Reservoir #5 (137 acres; Hancock County) -Saugeye: should be feeding heavily now that the water temperatures have dropped. Try drifting or trolling the shoreline at night with crankbaits or worm harnesses. Boats are allowed on the reservoir, with a 9.9- horsepower motor restriction. Pleasant Hill Reservoir (781 acres; Richland-Ashland county line) -Good

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