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April 7, 2016

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – April 8th, 2016

Dillon Lake (Muskingum County) – Fluctuating water levels below the spillway are making this Muskingum County reservoir tough to fish. When the water cooperates, anglers are picking up a few saugeyes, crappies, and bluegills on minnows and waxworms. Bob’s Outdoor Supply, (740) 349-0992 Muskingum River (Morgan, Muskingum, Washington counties) – Both the pools and tailwaters

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Southwest Ohio Fishing Report – April 8th, 2016

Great Miami River (Miami, Montgomery, Warren counties) – Smallmouth bass fishing can be excellent as the water cools and river conditions remain clear and stable. Look for areas with water deeper than four feet around bridge pilings, submerged logs, and undercut banks. Try drifting a live nightcrawler or minnow fished under a bobber. Plastic crayfish or crankbaits in crawdad patterns are also

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Northeast Ohio Fishing Report – April 8th, 2016

Northeast  Region  Atwood Lake (Tuscarawas, Carroll counties) – About the only fishing going on at this northeast Ohio lake is below the spillway. Try jigging Rapalas and Smithwick Rogues for saugeyes and crappies below the dam. Also for panfish, don’t neglect using waxworms for bait. Charles Mill Lake (Richland, Ashland counties) – Anglers fishing in 10 to 15 feet of water on this lake have been

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Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – April 8th, 2016

Indian Lake (5040 acres; Logan County) – Saugeyes and crappies are the two most active fish right now in this lake northwest of Columbus. Saugeyes are being caught with tubes and jigs tipped with a minnow. Fish the Old Indian Lake area, south of Dream Bridge, and Moundwood areas. The riprap along Southbank is also worth a try. Crappies are being caught using jigs or

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Central Ohio Fishing Report – April 8th, 2016

Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, Perry counties) – Anglers are catching open-water saugeyes at the North Bank ramp. Successful fishermen are using jig and minnow combinations, Swedish Pimples, or blade baits. At Thornport, anglers are catching small crappies and yellow perch. Fish are shallow, Mathie reports, with successful anglers fishing just about six inches deep. Bob’s Outdoor Supply, (740) 349-0992 Alum Creek

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