North West

Northwest Oho Fishing Report – July 20th, 2012

Resthaven Wildlife Area, Pond 7 (Erie County) Resthaven Wildlife Area is located just outside Castalia on State Route 269. The area has 444 acres of water contained in 10 different ponds. Anglers should still be able to hook into some largemouth bass this time of year. Typical largemouth lures include plastic worms and crankbaits. Pond 7 is also an excellent…

Northwest Fishing Report – July 13th, 2012

ALEXANDRIA AREA Hit the 14- to 18-foot cabbage on lakes Carlos, Geneva, Le Homme Dieu, and Darling for crappies. There’s some evening walleye action in 18 to 24 feet with a jig and minnow on Lake Miltona and Lake Ida. Le Homme Dieu is providing the biggest and most bass via crankbaits on the weedlines. Christopherson’s Bait and Tackle (320)…

Northwest Oho Fishing Report – July 6th, 2012

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. Anglers can expect to have success catching catfish after sunset using tightlines fished from shore. Try using nightcrawlers, shrimp, dough balls and cut bait. Hybrid sunfish should also be biting now. Anglers have…

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – June 8th, 2012

Killdeer Plains Pond #30 (Wyandot County) This pond is located southeast of Harpster, off Township Highway 125. Just south of the railroad tracks, turn west and follow the gravel lane back to the pond. Sunfish can be caught this month along the north and west banks. Try using wax worms or redworms fished under slip bobbers. No ramp is available;…

Northwest Pennsylvania Fishing Report – June 8th, 2012

Lake Erie   Anglers were catching perch in 35 feet on the west side in mid-to-late May. The nighttime walleye bite was still on for anglers trolling stickbaits just offshore or casting from shore near the creek mouths. Rainbow trout-pattern crankbaits were effective. Charter captains were boating some nice walleyes, including a 10-pounder, trolling in 12 to 15 feet. Night-fishing…

Walleye fishing slows down on Lake Erie waters – Northwest Region Report

Paulding Reservoir (Paulding County) This 67-acre reservoir is located at Reservoir Park in the village of Paulding. It provides good opportunities for anglers pursuing channel catfish, saugeyes and bluegills this time of year. Fish for bluegills using wax worms on slip bobbers set 8-10 feet deep during the mornings and evenings. Saugeyes can be fished the same times of day…

Recent rain (and snow) brought stream levels up – Northwest Report

Lake Erie Josh Watt, 22, of Monaca, caught a 26-pound, 11-ounce, 40-inch lake trout with 24¾-inch girth out of Northeast marina in recent weeks. Smaller lakers and numbers of smallmouth bass were reported out of Northeast. The north and south piers of the channel between Presque Isle Bay and the lake were yielding perch in recent weeks. Presque Isle Bay…