North West

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – May 23rd, 2014

 Beaver Creek Reservoir (110 acres; Seneca County) – Catfish: have been biting. Try using shrimp for bait. For large catfish, try drift fishing or balloon fishing. Boats are allowed on the reservoir with electric motors only. Sandusky River (Sandusky County) – White bass: are biting in the Sandusky River near Fremont. Water is muddy, high, and swift so try using…

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – May 9th, 2014

Van Wert Reservoir #2 (65 acres; Van Wert County) – Trout: The Division of Wildlife recently stocked the reservoir with rainbow trout. Anglers have been having success using red worms, waxworms, and trout nuggets. The mornings and evenings have been the best times to fish. Try fishing the northwest corner. Boats are permitted on the reservoir; however, no boat ramp…

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – April 25th, 2014

Maumee and Sandusky Rivers- Recent rain may cause fluctuating river levels. Be sure to check current conditions at wildohio.com. Walleye: Anglers are catching lots of fish and quite a few limits are being taken. Fish survey crews have seen a lot of fish, including many large females. The most commonly used bait is a Carolina rigged twister tail with an…

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – April 11th, 2014

Indian Lake (Logan County) – Reports indicate that the Moundwood channel on Indian Lake is getting some angling pressure. Fishermen are throwing Rapalas and jigging spoons tipped with minnows to catch saugeyes and some panfish. Maumee River (Lucas County) – River conditions have been moderately high, but have begun to come down to fishable conditions. Walleye: A few fish are…

Northwest Pennsylvania Fishing Report – April 11th, 2014

Erie tributaries (Erie County) — Anglers were catching new and old steelhead on eggs, emerald shiners, crawlers, jigs, and streamers, on Elk Creek, Crooked Creek, and Trout Run. Lower Elk was also yielding brown trout. Presque Isle Bay — Ice fishing continued through March 16, with anglers reporting numbers of bluegills on tiny soft plastic larva baits in Misery Bay. There…

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – March 28th, 2014

Indian Lake (Logan County) – Reports indicate that the Moundwood channel on Indian Lake is clear of ice and is getting some angling pressure. Fishermen are throwing Rapalas and jigging spoons tipped with minnows to catch saugeyes and some panfish. Maumee River (Lucas County) – According to Maumee Bait and Tackle, there are very few ice chunks still floating down…

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – March 14th, 2014

Indian Lake (Logan County) – Most of the ice fishing that is left here is confined to the Long Island area, according to angler reports. Fishermen are picking up a few crappies and bluegills on jig and maggot combinations. Best fish have been in the 10-inch range. The elusive saugeye bite has remained just that – elusive. For best results,…

Northwest Ohio Fishing Report – February 28th, 2014

 Indian Lake (Logan County) – Most successful anglers on Indian are fishing the North Fork area, catching primarily crappies with some other fish tossed in, including largemouth bass. Some anglers are finally catching some saugeyes this winter. Fish have ranged anywhere from 15 to 24 inches and are biting on vibrating blade baits, according to angler reports. Try Vib-Es in…