Central Ohio Fishing Report – February 12th, 2016
Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) — With thin ice covering most of this central Ohio lake due to the recent warm up, most anglers are fishing from the docks and doing fairly well on crappies and bluegills. The most successful presentation, according to angler reports, has been dead sticking a minnow.
Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, and Perry counties) — As of Feb. 2, angler reports indicate there is no more safe ice at Buckeye Lake after the weekend warm up. If you can find a dock to fish, that might be your best bet. For now, ice fishing the lake is a non-starter.
Indian Lake (Logan County) — Anglers have been fishing the Long and Pony island areas, but the ice is getting spotty in most places, according to angler reports. Fishermen had been catching crappies and yellow perch through the ice before a drastic warm up the last weekend of January.
Deer Creek Lake (Madison, Fayette, and Pickaway counties) – Anglers fishing the spillway have had spotty success for saugeyes and crappies at Deer Creek Lake. The popular setups, as always, have been jig and minnow combinations and jerkbaits.