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Location: Lake and Bay
Time Observed: 5/24/2019
Water Conditions: Good
5/24/2019
Anglers are picking up walleyes trolling the east side at night in 20-30 FOW. Jig fishing has also started to pick up in shallow water towards dusk. Enjoy your Memorial Day Weekend and don't forget this Sunday May 26th is fish for free day! - Brandon
Location: Bay and Lake
Time Observed: 5/23/2019
Water Conditions: Good
5/23/2019
Anglers have been doing very well for walleye in the lake towards dusk in about 20-35 FOW. Jigging has also been productive in the 10-20 FOW range. Presque Isle Bay / Tribs are starting to hold some larger small mouth bass which will continue into the next few weeks. - Brandon
Location: Bay and Lake
Time Observed: 5/22/2019
Water Conditions: Good
5/22/2019
Presque Isle Bay has been yielding a lot of small mouth bass over the past few weeks and this should continue over the next few weeks. Walleye fishing has been good when the lake has been fishable. Jigging in shallow water has been good and guys are getting a few trolling anywhere from 20-35 FOW as well.
Location: lake and bay
Time Observed: 5/21/2019
Water Conditions: good
5/21/2019
With the lake temperature continuing to rise, the fishing can only get better for walleye and smallmouth. Guys are picking walleye up in 10-25 FOW. Smallmouth anglers continue to find action in the bay and the lake. Remember to check the weather before making a trip as Lake Erie can turn up very easy. FISH ON AND TIGHT LINES!
Location: lake and bay
Time Observed: 5/20/2019
Water Conditions: lake and bay
5/20/2019
Over the weekend anglers did good walleye trolling and drifting in 15-25 FOW. Lake trout bite was a little slow for most guys but they were picking them up. Smallmouth continues to get better in the bay and lake.
Location: Lake and Bay
Time Observed: 5/19/2019
Water Conditions: Good
5/19/2019
Walleye fishing was good for most anglers yesterday both drifting and trolling. They have been catching some in 10-15 FOW and even some deeper from 20-25 FOW. Lake Trout fishing was on the slower side yesterday but guys did catch a few. Small mouth are hitting in the bay and this should hit its peak in the next week or two.
Location: Lake and Bay
Time Observed: 5/18/2019
Water Conditions: Good
5/18/2019
Walleye fishing has been hit and miss on the Lake Erie shoreline. They have been catching some in 10-15 FOW and even some deeper from 20-25 FOW. Lake Trout fishing has been good the last week or two and should remain good. Small mouth are hitting in the bay and this should hit its peak in the next week or two.
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 2019 Season
Water Conditions: Perfect Walleye Drift
5/17/2019
The 2019 Walleye drift season on the Perch Pirate will begin on Friday May 24 of Memorial Day weekend. The drift fishing method will target the on shore local walleye until the migration of the millions of "EYES" out of the Western basin will occur. The rest of May and until the middle of June trips will be mainly Friday to Sunday until the demand or catch picks up. Watch this FishUSA web sight or call the Perch Pirate at 814-746-5809 for further info.
Location: Lake and Bay
Time Observed: 5/17/2019
Water Conditions: Good
5/17/2019
The lake conditions have been less than ideal the last few days for walleye, however, it should clear up the next few days. The deep water for lake trout has been better and it should still be good fishing for them over the next few weeks. The smallmouth have been hitting well in the bay. There have not been many reports of panfish being caught, however, this is likely due to the start of walleye season.
Location: PI,Lake
Time Observed: 5/16/2019
Water Conditions: decent
5/16/2019
The water on the PI is still high in some places. Pike fishing is heating up in the PI, along with smallmouth. Anglers are doing good in the bay and lake on smallmouth. Walleye is still a little spotty but some are being caught. With the warmer the lake gets the better the bite should become.
Location: Lake and Bay
Time Observed: 5/15/2019
Water Conditions: Good
5/15/2019
The bay conditions have been slightly muddy but the smallmouth bass fishing is starting to hit its stride. The lake has been turned over for the week from heavy winds and rain. The next week looks to be on and off good weather which combined with warmer temps the walleye should start hitting better.
Location: PI, Tribs , Bay
Time Observed: 5/14/2019
Water Conditions: Fair
5/14/2019
The peninsula is high water but they are managing smallmouth and pike off the rock piles and weed beds. As for the creeks smallmouth have made their way in and are biting. The drizzle of rain shouldn't effect much in that area. For walleye they are catching here and there but no hot bite reported yet due to the water temp. Tight Lines and Good Luck
Location: PI,Lake
Time Observed: 5-13-19
Water Conditions: decent
5/13/2019
Anglers are catching smallmouth in the bay and lake. Its still a little slow in some areas, while anglers are locating fish. On the PI, anglers are catching pike and largemouth. Walleye fishing has been a slow start with lake temperatures still in the mid to upper 40's up with anglers getting fish but nothing in numbers yet.
Location: The Mountian
Time Observed: 5/11- 7 til noon
Water Conditions: Less than 1'
5/13/2019
Trolled around all morning from 25 to 65', didn't mark much. We did however catch a 32" lake trout @ 28' of water on a silver/blue spoon. Still looking for the Walleye as always. 1big1
Location: Tribs, Bay and Inland
Time Observed: 5/10/20189
Water Conditions: Good
5/10/2019
There are still some steelhead left in the tribs being caught along with smallmouth. Smallmouth are starting to pick up in the bay and lake. Anglers are also jigging and trolling for walleye between 15-20 feet of water.
Location: Tribs, Lakes, PI
Time Observed: 5/9/2019
Water Conditions: Low and Clear
5/9/2019
The streams are low and clear again today. Smallmouth are starting to really take over the streams. As for PI Bay, the smallmouth bite has been phenomenal and will continue to be great today before the storm comes this afternoon and continues into tomorrow. Good luck out there and stay safe.
Location: Tribs, Lakes, PI
Time Observed: 5/8/2019
Water Conditions: Decent
5/8/2019
The streams are starting to clear up within the last 2 days due to the lack of rain. Steelhead are few and far between as the smallmouth fishing picks up. Walleye season opened this past weekend and fish are being caught both slow trolling and jigging still between 15-20 FOW. Pymatuning Lake is still producing some crappie and walleye and this should last at least the next few weeks.
Location: Tribs, Lakes, PI
Time Observed: 5/7/2019
Water Conditions: Good
5/7/2019
Stream conditions appear to be good for today. The steelhead fishing has tapered off but the smallmouth fishing is in full swing. Walleye season is underway and there are fish being caught both slow trolling and jigging between 15-20 FOW. There are still some reports of crappie and walleye being caught at Pymatuning Lake and this should last the new few weeks still.
Location: Tribs, Lakes, PI
Time Observed: 5/6/2019
Water Conditions: Good
5/6/2019
Stream fishing has slowed down recently but there are still a few steelhead in the creeks with a lot of smallmouth. There have not been many reports on the perch fishing but this should start to get good in 20-30 FOW in the lake. Walleye season has opened, it was a slow this weekend, there were a few fish caught during the day and more at night but it should pick up in the next few weeks.
Location: Tribs, Bay, Inland
Time Observed: 5/4/2019
Water Conditions: Good
5/4/2019
The creeks are a little high and muddy from the rain the last few days. There are still a few steelhead left in the creeks, however, they mostly have smallmouth and suckers in them now. Walleye fishing is underway and it should be good to start the season. The lake conditions look good for today and tomorrow from what the weather reports are indicating.
Location: Tribs, Lakes, PI
Time Observed: 5/2/2019
Water Conditions: Decent
5/3/2019
With the recent rainfall, the streams stayed in pretty much the same condition they were in yesterday. However, with the rise in temperature the last few days, anglers are starting to shift their focus to the bay as the bass bite is really starting to turn on. Reports out of Misery Bay show a very prominent bass bite.
Location: Tribs, Lakes, PI
Time Observed: 5/2/2019
Water Conditions: Unfavorable
5/2/2019
The streams are less than favorable today. While they aren't blown out, they are extremely muddy and fast. There are still steelhead and stockies throughout the water but they are starting to make their way out. With that, smallmouth are starting to become more prominent in the streams with the water temperatures rising. As of this morning, the water levels on PI Bay are relatively high.
Location: PI, Bay, tribs
Time Observed: 5-1-2019
Water Conditions: decent
5/1/2019
The tribs have a slight color to them this morning which might be gone by this afternoon. There is a mix of drop back steelies, stockies, and smallmouth in most of the streams. Smallmouth are showing up in the bay and P.I., along with some decent panfish. Anglers are starting to hit pike in P.I. and the lagoons. TIGHT LINES AND FISH ON!
Location: Tribs, Lakes, PI
Time Observed: 4/30/2019
Water Conditions: Good
4/30/2019
Stream conditions are a little high and dirty today. The steelhead fishing has still been pretty steady in some of the west side tribs. Crappie fishing has been slower but they are still being caught in Presque Isle Bay. Pymatuning Lake has been good for perch and crappies as long as the weather holds up.
Location: Tribs, Lakes, PI
Time Observed: 4/29/2019
Water Conditions: Good
4/29/2019
Stream conditions are nearly perfect today. There are still some stray steelhead left in the creeks with stocked trout and smallmouth mixed in. The panfishing in the bay has really slowed down except for the perch fishing. Walleye fishing starts this upcoming Saturday and with amount of local fish around it should be good fishing right off the bat.
Location: Tribs, Lakes, PI
Time Observed: 4/27/2019
Water Conditions: Good
4/27/2019
Streams are a little high and muddy today. While most of the steelhead have left the creeks there are a few left mixed in with the smallmouth. Perch fishing in the bay has almost shut off completely, but crappies are biting. Pymatuning Lake has still been good fishing but this will start to slow down in the next few weeks.
Location: PI,Bay,tribs
Time Observed: 4/26/2019
Water Conditions: low and clear
4/26/2019
Steelhead are still in the tribs but are slowly dropping back out to the lake. The lower sections have a good mix of steelhead and smallmouth. Guys are still catching stockies in the tribs. In the Bay and P.I. small and large mouth bass are being caught along with some Pike. Continue to check the weather to plan the best fishing days. TIGHT LINES AND FISH ON!
Location: Tribs, Bay and Inland
Time Observed: 4/25/2019
Water Conditions: low and clear
4/25/2019
Creeks are low and clear today. Steelhead are spread out in the tribs along with some stocked trout, suckers, and smallmouth. The Peninsula has slowed down on perch but it is picking up on other species due to the water temperature slowly climbing. Good luck out there and tight lines.