Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – December 5th, 2014

Van Wert Reservoirs #1and #2 (Van Wert County) – These two reservoirs are located on State Route 127 at the south edge of the city of Van Wert. Anglers should have success catching sunfish at Van Wert Reservoir #1. Anglers should try using wax worms under a slip bobber set to 7 feet during the mornings and evenings. Try fishing along the southeast bank. Bass anglers should head over to Van Wert Reservoir #2. Try casting crankbaits around structure from a boat. Boats are permitted on both reservoirs; however, no boat ramps are available. Boats must obtain a permit from the city of Van Wert.

Lake LeComte (Hancock County) – Lake LeComte is situated in northeast Hancock County, 3 miles southwest of Fostoria on Hancock Country Road 23. Decent populations of bluegill, crappie, bass, and channel catfish can all be found in the reservoir; however, Lake LeComte also has a pretty good population of saugeye. As the water temperatures begin to drop, these fish should start to feed more heavily. Boats are allowed on the reservoir, with a 10-horsepower motor restriction.

Beaver Creek Reservoir (Seneca County) – The reservoir is located at the intersection of Township Road 196 and County Road 34 in the northeastern part of the county. Boat anglers have been catching nice sized yellow perch and crappie fishing near the bottom using minnows and shiners. Sunfish have been biting as well. Anglers have been using redworms fished under a slip bobber near the bottom. A boat ramp is located on the east side of the reservoir. Boats are limited to electric motors.

Lake McKarns (Williams County) – Lake McKarns is located on the St. Joseph Wildlife Area, south of Montpelier on County Road J and west of County Road 10. The lake is 70 acres in size and right now is a good time to try for some largemouth bass. Try fishing along the edges, particularly in the southwest area of the lake. Anglers should try using top water lures fished along the structure edges. There is a daily bass limit of 3 fish, in which only 2 fish less than 14 inches and 1 fish greater or equal to 20 inches may be kept. The lake features a boat ramp and boats are limited to 10 horsepower engines.

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