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Ohio Calendar of Events – July 31st, 2015

Banquets/Fundraisers Aug. 1: Hardin County NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Kenton Eagles Lodge. For more info call Tim Lotz, 567-674-2734. Aug. 8: NWTF Banquet, 4:30 p.m. For more info call Josh Stratton, 937-217-1079. Aug. 14: Tri-State Area WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Meadows, Addyston. For more info call Mike Stenger, 513-379-8407. Aug. 15: Clinton County Territory NWTF Banquet,

Ohio River Region – July 31st, 2015

Scioto County – Anglers in the past have had success fishing the Ohio River at the confluence of the Scioto River. Channel catfish are always a popular species to catch this time of year. Serpentine Wall, Downtown Cincinnati (Hamilton County) – Anglers are having success catching blue cats in the morning hours. Try using chicken

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – July 31st, 2015

Muskingum River (Coshocton, Morgan, and Washington counties) – Catfish anglers should continue to be successful with some quality catches of fish. For flathead catfish, try using live suckers, goldfish, and sunfish. But for channel catfish, stick to the tried-and-true nightcrawlers, chicken livers, and cut bait. Current eddies at any of the low-head dams and at

Southwest Ohio Fishing Report – July 31st, 2015

Acton Lake (Preble County) – Channel catfish are being caught at this lake in Hueston Woods State Park. Try fishing on the bottom using chicken livers or shrimp. The shoreline area between the swimming beach and Sugar Camp area has been the best. Great Miami River (Miami, Montgomery, and Warren counties) – Remember to ask

Northeast Ohio Fishing Report – July 31st, 2015

Clendening Lake (Harrison County) – Channel catfish have been biting on chicken livers. Shoreline anglers have been doing well fishing for them using slip-sinker rigs around riprap, wood, and weed edges. For larger flathead catfish, try large shad or other baitfish fished around wood cover. Excellent numbers of largemouth bass are also available at Clendening. Target them with Texas-rigged soft plastics

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – July 31st, 2015

Oxbow Lake (Defiance County) – Oxbow Lake is in Oxbow Wildlife Area, seven miles northwest of the city of Defiance on Trinity Road. Largemouth bass fishing has been very good. People are taking a number of the smaller fish out of the lake, which should help the age structure in the future. Just about anything

Central Ohio Fishing Report – July 31st, 2015

Big Darby Creek (Franklin, Madison, and Pickaway counties) – In hot summer weather, creeks and rivers can provide fishing action. Smallmouth bass and rock bass are popular sportfish in this stream west of Columbus. Casting small crankbaits or plastics resembling crayfish or shiners can be rewarding. Target boulders, shoreline cover, where pools meet riffles, and current eddies. Other fish present are bluegills,

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