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Location: off Trout Run
Time Observed: 6/22/16
Water Conditions: calm 1ft
6/28/2016
caught 4 nice walleye all 7 lbs or better . Got them in 38' trolling west 1.8 mph off down riggers using crawler harness only got 4 perch. when we found them couldn't get them to hit .nice being out on the water though .
Location: The Mountain, Presque Isle Bay
Time Observed: 6/25 - 6/26
Water Conditions: Calm
6/27/2016
The Mountain- Headed out to 120 FOW in hopes of late season Lakers. Fished for about one hour and managed a nice 30" 16# right on the bottom. Headed in shallow to 60-80 FOW after that in search of Steelhead. No luck on chromers, sadly, but two Walleye, 7# and 9# hammered 4" spoons trolled at 3.2 mph as well as 7 nice White Bass from 12-14". Presque Isle Bay- Trolled and casted for Pike in the main bay and misery for a couple hours Sunday morning. Wasn't able to find any, just a little 16" Bass ripping a shadow rap through cabbage. Hopefully next weekend the Pike will cooperate. All fish were released (yes, you can release Walleye quite well!).
Location: Eaton reservoir
Time Observed: 06/27/16
Water Conditions: Calm
6/27/2016
Fish fished from 3 till dark with worms and minnows. 1 perch 3 sunfish 6 bluegill 6 crappie 2 large mouth 1 bullhead Fun day.
Location: Lake Erie, trout run, elk creek
Time Observed: 6/24/2016
Water Conditions: calm
6/27/2016
Trying to catch some perch. went after work at around 6, only saw 3 or 4 other boats scattered on the lake. Using crappy rig with emerald shiners. Following the advice to go to around 45'-50' off Trout run and "clay banks"...not even a nibble. Tried different depths, nothing. Is it the time of day? I usually can only get out after 5.
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: Sat. 6-24
Water Conditions: 1 ft. and less
6/26/2016
Went east, tried a couple spots around Shades. Got 1 tiny goby. Headed over off the point in 51 foot, managed to get 3 perch. 1 off the bottom and the other 2 when a small school of suspended fish came under, then that was it. Watched the channel dredging barge come out and unload in with the perch pack a few times. Wondering if that is going to help or hurt the fishing in that area off the point. Can't get much worse than the past couple years, they going to finish it off? But all in all a great day on the water, try again tomorrow.
Location: clay banks
Time Observed: 06/12/16
Water Conditions: calm
6/25/2016
took my nephew & his 9 year old daughter out. I ended up with 24 they ended up with 35 between the two of them. my great niece had 27' walleye right at the boat & it broke the line. she took it better than I would of.
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 6-24, Fri. eve
Water Conditions: calm
6/25/2016
Went out for a hour, 50 foot off the point...nada. Weekend will be better!
Location: NORTH EAST
Time Observed: 6-24-16
Water Conditions: 1footers to 4footers
6/25/2016
Fished in 45-50 fow west to clay banks manage 2 walleyes then wind came up had to quite at noon
Location: West of Elk
Time Observed: 6/21/16
Water Conditions: 1-2
6/22/2016
Caught 5 fish within 2 hrs in 45-50 ft of water all on reef runners. Lead core 4 colors speed around 2 mph.Alos quiteafew silver bass.
Location: Lake - off the point
Time Observed: Tues 6/21 -eve
Water Conditions: Calming to flat
6/22/2016
Went north to 48 foot, figured I would try for a couple hours. Started slow with a couple small gobies, then the perch started picking at my bait. They were biting light, got cleaned a bunch of times but ended up with 24 nice sized perch before I had to head in. Great day, till next time.
Location: 55' in front of elk and west
Time Observed: 6/19
Water Conditions: 1footers to 4 footers
6/21/2016
Managed 6 nice walleye. Half came on dipsys and crawlers at 3 1/2 with 115ft of line and the other half were on reef runners with no weight. Gator bait and chartruse colors at 1.9 to 2.4 speed. Good luck to all and teach a man, women, kids how to fish.
Location: west of elk
Time Observed: 6-18
Water Conditions: calm
6/20/2016
Fished 39-42 fow. Caught 11big walleye. not many junk fish. all fish caught off the boards 3 color leadcore on rr.
Location: Clay banks 25-45 fow
Time Observed: 6-18-16
Water Conditions: clear little wind
6/20/2016
Caught one 30" walleye one 16" walleye released and one less than 15" it flipped off when lifting it to release it. 2 sheepshead. Caught the big one on jr. thunderstick fire tiger in 39 fow. Marked good numbers of fish.
Location: clay banks
Time Observed: 6/20/16
Water Conditions: ?
6/20/2016
To all who have asked. The clay banks start a 1/2 mile west of trout run. they run west for another 1/2 mile. then your close to elk creek.
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: Sun. 6-19, midday
Water Conditions: 1-3 foot rollers
6/19/2016
Went out to 56 ft off the point, started marking fish so I dropped anchor. Caught a couple perch, a couple silver bass, then it stopped. Moved a couple times, but only caught a couple gobies. Not many fish to clean, but still a nice day. Heard the guys near Walnut were doing better, but too late and too far to boat in the waves. Will get em next time.
Location: point
Time Observed: 6/19/16
Water Conditions: 1-1.5ft
6/19/2016
marked lots of fish caught a few nice perch .like to ask 10bears what is location of clay banks,gps,perhaps.thanks.
Location: clay banks
Time Observed: 6/19/16
Water Conditions: 1' 2'
6/19/2016
lots of action early. problem was they were not all perch. still had a good day 24 big perch!
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: Sat. 6/18, mid-day
Water Conditions: calm
6/18/2016
Headed out to 50 foot off the point. Managed 6 nice sized perch and 1 mid sized goat. A bunch of boats were scattered out way east of me, but didn't hear any good reports on how they were doing, so I sat still and did some work on the boat between bites. Nice day on the water, try again tomorrow.
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 6-15-16
Water Conditions: 1' or less
6/18/2016
Nothing biting around the point. Let Me Be... Clay banks are an area a bit west of Trout Run. Viewing the shore from the lake you will see there are 3 distinct sections of the bank where no vegetation grows. Been a well known perch and walleye spot forever.
Location: Off shades
Time Observed: 6/12 and 6/14
Water Conditions: Near flat
6/18/2016
Thursday fished alone @52 fow and limited by 10 am.avg.size. Few jumbo no dinks. Returned to same spot Saturday at 5p m and fished till after dark. Four of us only caught 28. Quit at 10:30 pm. Glad I had good tracks coming in. The dredge was in middle of channel and with no lights on channel markers, it got a little tense getting in.
Location: Erie
Time Observed: 6/172016
Water Conditions: Calm
6/18/2016
Where are the Clay Bars at that people fish at. Looked and cant find the area. Please help, Thanks
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: Fri. afternoon 06/17
Water Conditions: 1 ft, then calm
6/18/2016
Went looking for some perch. Tried from 35 to 55 foot off the point, nothing. Then tried 35 to 55 foot off of Shades Beach, nada! Oh well, score one for the fish today, but look out tomorrow! Still it was a nice afternoon on the water.
Location: clay banks
Time Observed: 6/15/16
Water Conditions: flat
6/15/2016
started in 39'. many white perch. moved to 42'. we limited out on nice size perch.
Location: The Trenches, Sand Flats, Misery Bay, the Lagoons
Time Observed: 6/10 - 6/12
Water Conditions: 10th: Calm then Choppy; 11th & 12th: Rough
6/12/2016
The Trenches- Fished 70-80 FOW scouting for early offshore Steelhead and caught one 22-23" fish trolling 2.7 mph on a 4" spoon. Picked up 6 trophy White Bass as well all 13-15". Sand Flats- Flatlined in 14-16 FOW along the shoreline just west of the peninsula for Drum and caught one 22" 5.5# fish on a 4" spoon with 2 colors of lead out. Misery Bay- Trolled and casted for Pike in anywhere from 3-12', picked up a nice 30" 10# trolling a 5.5" crankbait and a 24-25" fish casting a four ounce swimbait. A 15" Smallmouth also got stuck on the end of one of the shadow raps I was throwing in shallow. The Lagoons- Landed one Gar about 23-24" on my "secret" homemade lure/fly, caught it wading in 1-2'. Many more followed or lightly tapped it but no more takers after that. Good weekend for the terrible winds, as always, all fish were released!
Location: Presque Isle/ Main Lake
Time Observed: 06/04-06/05
Water Conditions: Clear to Murky
6/11/2016
Was a good weekend in the bay and lake with plenty of bass caught off the monument, in the channel, and some of my secret spots on the city side of the bay. Main lake was okay off of the stacks and Shades. Drop shots, tubes, rainbow trout colored Senkos, bubble gum floating worms, grubs, and Ned Rigs were all successful. Some video from the weekend: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2zBA1PA2DA
Location: walnut
Time Observed: 6/10/16
Water Conditions: calm to 2' to 3'
6/11/2016
started off clay banks. picked up some nice perch right away. then the white perch turned on. we had to leave or we would of run out of minnows. went to 50' off trout run. started getting perch, then the wind shifted out of the east. we went back to clay banks till it got rough, we ended up with 44 nice perch for two of us.
Location: NORTH EAST
Time Observed: 6-10-16
Water Conditions: 1to2ft
6/11/2016
fished 40 ft, range caught 5 walleyes and 2 perch nice day !
Location: marina lake
Time Observed: 6/6/16
Water Conditions: calm to choppy
6/7/2016
fished from 5 till 8 last night, threw some medium sized crankbaits then switched to the good ol' cubby jigs. picked up a few bluegill and a crappie. missed two bass hookups on the crankbaits. time for new hooks. wind was not in our favor. shifting constantly after 7
Location: Presque Isle Bay
Time Observed: 6/4/16
Water Conditions: Calm
6/6/2016
Fished inside the crowd outside of Misery Bay. No smallies but for one hour of work I got 18 crappie. Used Storm small bluegill and Hedon Gold Sonar. 10' water.
Location: North East
Time Observed: 6-4-16
Water Conditions: 1 ft.
6/5/2016
fished out to the mountain in morning lots of bait no fish went in to 40 fow in front of Freeport found 5eyes &1 steelhead
Location: Erie Bay And Lake
Time Observed: Saturday June 4th 2016
Water Conditions: Calm 74 ºF
6/5/2016
Smallmouth update my bud has been on vacation in erie, Fishing 3 weeks straight most of the smallmouth are post spawn now last week was the killer week the front and east wind didnt help Saturday
Location: Thompson ,Hammermill and Presque Bay
Time Observed: June 3 2016
Water Conditions: surface 73 deg clear
6/5/2016
Lots of empty nests not many nets dipping, channel produced our only 3 smallmouths, could not even catch a largemouth.?
Location: Erie Bay And Lake
Time Observed: Saturday June 4th 2016
Water Conditions: Calm 74 ºF
6/5/2016
Wind from the east fish bite the least ! Post front and east wind slowed the smallmouth bite Most fish moved off beds and shallow areas to deeper water still managed 40 others did not fare so well heard the perch guys having a tough time as well Scientifically the best excuse is a north or east wind drops the barometric pressure quickly resulting in fewer bites. Hope for a wind from the west so fish bite the best. Good luck to all !
Location: trout run
Time Observed: 6/4/16
Water Conditions: calm
6/4/2016
two of us caught our limits of nice size perch by 9:30. 41' of water off clay banks. great day!