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Matt2616 Location: Walnut
Time Observed: 7/26/14
Water Conditions: Calm
I fished with the group from the post before. The poster forgot to mention his potential new long line record. He hauled a 28" walleye in from 497' behind the boat (10 colors of lead core and the rest braid w/ a deep diving reef runner). U talk about an arm workout. If anyone has a story to beat that I'd like to hear it.
MrBall Location: Walnut
Time Observed: 7/26
Water Conditions: morning - choppy, afternoon/evening - calm
Slow trolled the entire day, both with and against the current/waves. Anywhere from 58 to 68 FOW, with 64 being the most productive. Direction didn't seem to matter. As amateurs, I thought we did decent...Picked up 17 foggyeyes between 4 of us, 3 fishing at once. Ran 2 setups with #1 Dipsys with Renosky lures in chartreuse shades. Also long lined (about 300 ft.) one setup with lead core and 3/4 oz swivel trolling sinker in front of Reef Runners and Bayrats. Firetiger patterns seemed to be the ticket. 32" was our biggest. Evening fishing was great.
gypsum fisher Location: out off point
Time Observed: 7-26
Water Conditions: rough
my buddy and I trolled where no one else is and got two eyes 58-61 ft renoskies purple and pink
Countryboycharters Location: Walnut
Time Observed: 7-26
Water Conditions: Am 3 foot to slight chop
Three man limit by 1 straight out of the nut 65-75 fow. All came on meat. All colors were productive.
10bears Location: walnut
Time Observed: 7/25/14
Water Conditions: 1' to 3'
we started north of perch pack. we were 59' to 65'. pick a steelhead on first pass. we went to 78' nothing. came back in & stayed at 61' to 65'. we would pick a eye or two then we pull lines & run past walnut set up & troll east. we ended up with 8 eyes & 1 steelhead. waves got the best of my freinds dad so we went in at 1pm. no bugs!
Pope Location: Beach 9@55'
Time Observed: Friday 7/25 am
Water Conditions: 1 to 3 close chop West wind 73 degree water
We had a "reel" slow day. Caught 46 perch, 4 hours. Fish were decent sized, but somewhat lethargic fighters, not much color to them either. Caught quite a few silvers and sheephead also. 1big1
FishSandwich Location: Out of Walnut
Time Observed: 7-25-14
Water Conditions: Choppy 2's
Hit it early for the first time this year. Went straight north and trolled around 55-65 FOW. Caught too many white bass to count and unfortunately they weren't picky and seemed to hit everything we threw. Moved west mid morning between 50-55 FOW and caught a few eyes on harnesses. Watermelon, Monkey Puke, BlueBerry Muffin All produced fish. Left at noon with 5 good eyes. The chop made things difficult and we talked to a few boats who got skunked and a few that did about as well as us. On a side note, saw a decent amount of guys perching but all I saw them pull up was white bass.
marliezx7 Location: walnut
Time Observed: 7/22/14
Water Conditions: 1' or less
Caught a 2 man limit by noon NW of Walnut in 58 to 63' of water. Ran inline boards, 180' back with 4oz weights. Caught them on gold flash and pink panty RRs. The gnats were ridiculous! Good luck!
10bears Location: 10bears
Time Observed: 7/22/14
Water Conditions: flat
started off walnut in 59' to 65'. one small eye & tons of silver bass. pulled lines & went east to north end of trench. started getting them in 63' of water. we ended up with 12 eyes. willow leafs & meat. copper,yellow & gold & watermellon. 55' on riggers & 175' on 3 1/2 setting on #1 dipseies. 9 eyes were 6 to 8lbs. 3 were 19" to 22". gnats were almost unberable.
BARRYGOFISHIN Location: Off Point 70 ft.
Time Observed: 7/22
Water Conditions: Flat
Limit by 9. 4 on in-line boards stealth core renoskys.150 back 3 set dipsies Renoskys. Beat the heat but not the bugs.
scesser Location: Condos
Time Observed: Sunday
Water Conditions: 1-2 footers
Got a late start Sunday, started in 60'off Condos, went East, picked up 3 Eyes right away on worm rigs, green & purple with Dipseys - set on 3 - 160 - 180, continued East, no luck other than Jumbo Sheeps and Silver bass, headed back West, picked up 5 more in original spot off Condos 65 - 70 - also had luck on Green ReefRunner and Watermellon RR off boards and worm rigs off Dipseys.
Pope Location: Off beach 9 56' and 52'
Time Observed: Monday 7/21 am
Water Conditions: Flat
We struck out pretty bad yesterday. No sheep, no silver, only 13 perch. Just never found any that wanted to eat. Oh well, that's fishing. 1big1
Perchin23 Location: Off point
Time Observed: 7/21/14 pm
Water Conditions: Calm
Fished just west of the point in 54 ft of water and caught 4 limits in just under 3 hours. Many doubles. Most good sized fish with a few dinks silver bass and sheaphead mixed in. Overall a great day on the water.
Trader Jack Location: 49' west of Lighthouse
Time Observed: Aboard the Edward John - 7/21/14 AM Trip
Water Conditions: Calm flat, very light SW breeze
Edward John Perch Fishing - 7/21/14 AM Trip - Very mild and calm with a light SW wind. Capt. Justin and 1st Mate "Cuzz" anchored the EJ in 49' of water west of the lighthouse. Started slow and then the silver bass attacked, triples and doubles everywhere on the boat. You could not get your bait to the bottom without the silvers picking it up. Lots of action for everyone as 40 anglers brought in almost 300 yellow perch and 5-600 silver bass.. We had a two hour stretch mid-morning where it was non-stop catching action on the entire boat. Lots of fun. Keep on 'bitin . . . <*(((((><
eriefishforeman Location: Out of Walnut
Time Observed: 07-10-14 to 07-18-14
Water Conditions: All of the above
Our first trip to the BIG pond this year turned out to be a very good one. At 12.05 pm on July 18 we netted our 122nd & final Walleye of our 1st of two week long trips scheduled for this summer. Over 1/2 of our fish came off the boards while towing mad flash Thundersticks off of weighted braid & 5 color lead core. The rest off them came via a set of walker107mm divers pulling Renosky & yozuri plugs in mainly a rainbow trout pattern. We also caught quite a few on meat with watermelon harness'. Unfortunately we lost 2 out of 8 1/2 days of fishing due to high winds. By the way, all fish were caught in 52'-65' fow.
10bears Location: walnut
Time Observed: 7/21/14
Water Conditions: real calm
went n.w. to 53' we ended up with 2 limits of nice perch. going out in am. on tuesday for walleyes. will post catch on tuesday eve.
mountain-worm Location: Lake Erie. the point
Time Observed: Sun. 07-20-14
Water Conditions: 1 ft. and less
Perch bite was slow. Tried at 52 ft,55, then 60, moved further west, then back in to 52 foot. Managed to catch my limit, but it took forever. Little schools would move through and you would catch a few at a time. Always a good day fishing.
highroller Location: Out of walnut
Time Observed: 7/19/14
Water Conditions: Rain 1-3
Started at 58' for perch no luck tryed trolling water was to rough then we stared to drift fish got 3 eyes off of bottom bouncers and worm harnes 1 was 7.5 lbs other's were smaller still a fun day on the big lake.
Pope Location: Beach 9@52'
Time Observed: Friday 7/18 am
Water Conditions: 3' to 1s - 72 degree water
We caught 52 perch and triple that number in silver bass. I have never seen so many silvers as this year, unreal numbers. Had a steady bite from 8 til 10:45, then they completely shut off, left 11:30. 1big1
BARRYGOFISHIN Location: Off Point
Time Observed: 7/17-7/18
Water Conditions: 1-2's
2 DaysBy self limited by 8am.Mostly 5 color lead core with shallow renoskys.Couple rigger bites @ 48 down. Wire bites 140 back 3 set.Also caught Lake trout.
captaingeorge Location: Conneaut
Time Observed: 7/16
Water Conditions: flat
Fished for 3 hours landed 5 lost 2 at boat. Way too hot and lake was very calm. purple reef runner 180 back on planer board and watermelon harness 150 back on dipsey brought all action in. 2 of them were 8 lb+.. Best of luck to all
Lovgren69 Location: Walnut / Point
Time Observed: 7/12 & 7/13
Water Conditions: Sat: calm Sun: 3-5's
Got a late jump sat afternoon and didn't get out on lake until about 4pm. Hot and sunny, lake was flat. Couldn't really figure out a program-ran west out to the first trench and set up in about 78ft and trolled East back into about 60ft. Pulled 9 fish and dropped a couple boat side. Nothing on dipseys and meat, a cpl on dipseys & spoons, a cpl each on clean Reef Runners off the boards 200back, and 5-color cores w/ Bagleys took a few. Was a slow pick and no depths seemed better than the others. Caught fish in 75ft and as close in as 58ft. Sunday should've stayed in bed-we were one of the few boats to venture out in the am! Launched and ran NW off the point to about 80 feet and set up. Marks were widely scattered. Lake continued to build and got pretty nasty out there. We pulled one fish and dropped 2 before my crew decided that they had enough of that.
Pope Location: Beach 9 @ 52'
Time Observed: Saturday 7/12 8 to 11am
Water Conditions: Flat to 1's 74 degree water temp
We did 3 limits of perch, 3 hours. Slower bite than Thursday, but much bigger fish. 1big1
pikepredator2 Location: LAKE, WEST OF POINT
Time Observed: SATURDAY, 12 JULY
Water Conditions: 1s
Decided on a late afternoon outing today. Put in about 3p.m. Heard they were biting at the cribs again so took a ride over there but nothing was happening there. Spotted the perch pack in about 42fow off the light house. Dropped anchor there and 2 hours later left with 3 limits of perch. Alot of junk again but I kept 10 nice white perch, pretty good when they're fried right up. Had a few hours of daylight left and we had my dipsey rods so we headed out north to 60 ft and started setting the 2 dipseys along with one flat line. Ended up with 5 nice eyes, all came on the harnesses even tho we had a few good hits on the reef runner being flat lined. Turned out to be a really good evening.
10bears Location: walnut
Time Observed: 7/12
Water Conditions: calm to 1'
went n.w. out of walnut to 53' of water. three of us limited on perch. also caught a 20" walleye. lots of people perch fishing by us. all were catching perch.
10bears Location: N.W. of walnut
Time Observed: 7/10 & 7/11
Water Conditions: calm 7/11
went out thursday am. we were going to do perch first then go for eyes later. the lake ended up with 2' to 4' by the time we had two limits of nice perch. friday in the am. two of us were n.w. of walnut in 59' to 65'. we ended up with 8 eyes. two were around 8lbs. perch pack were in 53' of water south of us. we herd on radio they crushed the perch. three of us are going to try for perch on saturday in the am. post report saturday. sounds like it will be a nice day.
Fisher of Men Location: Boating out of Walnut
Time Observed: July 10th
Water Conditions: 2ft or less building to 1-3ft
Finally got up to the big pond. Fished for perch. Per some advice went to 55fow off condos. Little to nothing. Moved to pack NW of Walnut 55+FOW. Did OK. One shipmate got sick. Had to come in early. 30 good size perch. Fairly steady hits. Lots of junk with perch. Stay right on bottom to get perch. Heard several limited out on walleyes. Just north of PAC and further west. Always think safety on the water. Blessings
Pope Location: Beach 9 @ 50'
Time Observed: 7/10 8m til 10am
Water Conditions: 1'-2ft chop East wind 72 degree water
Crushed em. 3 limits in less than two hours, many silvers and sheephead mixed in. 1big1
Trader Jack Location: Aboard the Edward John - 38' off PI lighthouse
Time Observed: 7/10/14 AM Trip
Water Conditions: Started with light chop ended with 3's + east wind
Edward John Perch Fishing - 7/10 AM Trip - Stated off with a nice light chop and light east wind. Capt. "One-Drop" Justin and 1st Mate "Joey" parked the big red boat in 38' of water off the lighthouse west of the perch pack. The bite started off good and it was pretty steady most of the morning. We had to sort thru the silver bass and occasional sheephead but they were not as bothersome today. By late morning the bite dropped off when the east winds picked up but not before 32 anglers brought 765 perch over the rail with 9 people limiting out. Lots of happy anglers today. Keep on bitin' . . . <*(((((><
captaingeorge Location: Conneaut
Time Observed: 7/6/14
Water Conditions: 2-4ft
Fished northwest out of conneaut 65-70 FOW. Dipseys on all 120-170 back reef runners on outside and worm harness on inside most eyes came off the meat. Fishing shut down at 130 we left with 12 etes and 2 silvers. NO SHEEPHEAD!
seaswirl Location: Walnut
Time Observed: 7-4 7-5
Water Conditions: breezy 7-4 7-5 nice
Fished northwest in 58-60 FOW most fish came off of worm harnesses many silvers and sheeps head. Managed 9 decent eyes. 7-5 started in 65 FOW. limit 12 eyes all but 2 off of worm harnesses. 2 off of plugs
Grouse2028 Location: off walnut
Time Observed: 7/5
Water Conditions: 1-2'
Landed 14 eyes between 17-28". Lost 3 at boat. 52-60'. Bite shut down around 2pm.
BARRYGOFISHIN Location: McCord's Point
Time Observed: 7/6
Water Conditions: 2's goin to 4's
Limited in 2 hrs.Bl/Pur Renoskys.48 -62 ft. water.3 on 5 color LC.In line board.Rest 100 back wire.
10bears Location: godfry to condos
Time Observed: 7/5/14
Water Conditions: 1' to 3'
started off trout run in 39' nothing moved many times. lots of sheep head & silver bass & 1 small mouth. went off condos in 50'. there were so many silver bass it was hard to get line to the bottom. went back off walnut in 53'. started getting nice perch. finished with 28 slabs. only saw 5 other boats perching. everone else were after walleyes. hope to see some reports on that soon.
Pope Location: 48'&52' Beach 9
Time Observed: Saturday 7/5 7:30 til noon
Water Conditions: 2s or less 72 degree water NW wind
We caught well over a hundred fish, of which only 36 were perch, the rest were silvers. Tried to go deeper to lose them, didn't work. Everything shut down at 11:15, we pulled anchor at noon. 1big1
BARRYGOFISHIN Location: Shades
Time Observed: 7/5
Water Conditions: 1-2's
Got 4 eyes.100 back 3 set wire.Bl/pur Renosky.58-63 ft.
10bears Location: trout run
Time Observed: 7/3/14
Water Conditions: calm to 2'-4'
two of us started just east of trout run. fish would not bite but they were there. moved many times trying to find hungry fish. ended up strait off trout run in 39'. started catching nice perch then wind switched from s.w. to n.w. inside 30 minutes the lake went from calm to 1'to 3'. by the time we left they were 2'to 4'. just goes to show this lake can get rough quick. ended up with 30 nice perch. will be out on saturday.
Trader Jack Location: Just off Beach 10
Time Observed: 7/2/14 am Trip aboard the Edward John
Water Conditions: Light chop
7/2/14 am trip. The fish are a bitin' . . .on the Edward John. Capt. Brian parked the EJ over a real nice herd of cooperative yellow perch just off of Beach 10 this morning a little outside of the pack. Capt. Justin, as acting first mate, dropped the anchor and the fun was on for 31 anglers. Started a bit slow and the silver bass were really after us early, dominating the catch and keeping us all very busy. But as the morning went on the perch took over and we were able to bring in 583 for the day. Eleven anglers limited out on perch. As a bonus, Denny Hetrick, along with his limit of perch, pulled in a real nice walleye on a sabiki rig mid-morning. A really fun trip with a nice steady bite. <*(((((><
pikepredator2 Location: 31 FOW, BEACHES 11-10
Time Observed: SUNDAY, 6/29
Water Conditions: 1s
After yesterdays reports, had no intentions of going out today. Buddy called me last night to go out on his boat as he needed somebody to fish with. Decided WTF, got up and went. Dropped anchor in 31 FOW at 7 a.m. and both of us limited by 10:30. Shallow enough to throw the dinks back, kept everything 10 inches and over. One boat right beside us picked up and left at 8:30 with 3 limits.
10bears Location: condos
Time Observed: 6/28/14
Water Conditions: soupie to calm
went on first trip for walleye. trolled in 58' of water. marked fish but no takers. went out deep & caught a 20" then we caught 3 hogs. all were caught on meat. we caught a few silver bass. after the quick flurry in 70' we lost two more that was it. other people did better than us. it was nice & hot but it was fun & its only going to get better.
rfink Location: 46 feet trout run
Time Observed: 6/28
Water Conditions: Calm
Marked a lot of fish tried several different things finally started catching them with Bagley perch color 75 feet of line 4 oz weight another 75 feet of line straight out the back ended up with 5 lost 2at the boat good day but hot.
Edward John Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 6/28 am/pm
Water Conditions: Beautiful
Lane Brown and his father/son church group from Titusville did a great job on the morning trip. They hauled in around 300 fish, a mixed bag of yellows, white perch and silver bass. A 16" smallie took top honors. Fathers and sons all had a great day. The pm trip run by Captain Sean Nekoloff, home on leave from the Coast Guard, put 38 anglers over a pile of perch and finished up with about 900 perch. All fish coming in 24' to 39' feet of water. Thanks to all who sail with us. we appreciate your business and friendship. Capt John