North West

Unusual warm, dry weather leaves streams low – Northwest Region

Presque Isle Bay (Erie County)  Excellent panfishing came early, with perch hitting in the head of the bay off the first parking lot, off the North Pier, and crappies in the “stink hole.” Largemouth bass, including many over 15 inches, were released in Misery Bay, with spinnerbaits most productive. The smallmouth bass bite was early and aggressive. Anglers were catching…

Warm, dry weather may cause low trout waters – Northwest Report

Lake Erie (Erie County) A few steelhead were reported in the upper reaches of Elk and Walnut creeks and in Conneaut Creek around Albion. Anglers also caught steelhead on minnows and orange PowerEggs at Cascade Creek and Four-Mile Creek. Presque Isle Bay (Erie County) Nice yields of perch were reported in mid-March. Tom Watral, of Erie, caught 15 nice perch…

Warm weather takes its toll on lake conditions statewide – North West Report

ALEXANDRIA AREA Shorelines were in good shape Tuesday morning, but warm weather may change that quickly. Crappies and sunfish were hitting in eight to 10 feet at Lake Darling, Lake Geneva, Little Latoka Lake, and Lake Victoria. Some crappies were still suspended over 20 to 25 feet as well on the aforementioned lakes. Christopherson’s Bait and Tackle       (320) 763-3255 BATTLE…