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Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 9-21-19
Water Conditions: choppy
Walleye fishing continues to be good. Most of the fish are being caught in 70 FOW. Spoons on divers continue to be the best presentation. Some steelhead are being caught around the mouths of the tribs. Watch the weather to plan your fishing trip according to it. TIGHT LINES AND FISH ON! -Josh
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 9-16-2019
Water Conditions: Raining on and off
Over the weekend, anglers still got there limits of walleye. Most said the fishing was still good, just slower. The average depth was 60-65 FOW. Top producing lures continue to be spoons on divers. Some anglers are catching steelhead at first light off the beaches throwing spoons. Its still early for any solid steelhead runs to be happening. Continue to watch the weather to plan your best time to come up and fish for both walleye and steelhead. TIGHT LINES AND FISH ON! -Josh
Location: Out of Walnut
Time Observed: Tuesday September 10th
Water Conditions: 1-2 ft
"A slow day at the office" Well it was a very slow day walleye fishing. We only got 8 keepers, though they were good size ones. We used our worm harnesses on dipsies and spoons on the riggers. The heaviest concentration of fish seemed to be about 65 FOW. That is also where we got most of our fish. As always, heard others catching fish 50-80+FOW. Lots of boats using boards and plugs. Looks like some wavy weather until Sunday. Please be safe on the water.
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 9-9-2019
Water Conditions: decent
Walleye fishing continues to be good. Over the weekend the report was 60-70 FOW. Spoons on divers continue to be the best presentation. Some anglers are also catching steelhead in closer mixed in with the walleye. TIGHT LINES AND FISH ON -Josh
Location: Walnut
Time Observed: 9/8/2019
Water Conditions: calm I hope
Is anyone fishing for perch anymore? Walleye fishing has been so good that it seems no one is fishing for perch. I would like to catch some perch but don't want to spend all day looking. Does anyone have any useful information for walnut.
Location: Out of Walnut
Time Observed: Friday Sept 6
Water Conditions: 1,2 ft
Beautiful day on the water. light green/silver harnesses seemed the best. 155 on outside 115 inside dipsies. Not as successful on riggers. 4 limits Friday. 3 limits Tuesday. We stayed deep at 75-80ft. Fish were 45-60 feet down. Heard of lots of fish taken in the 60s and 50s. Looks like some nice days coming up. Be Safe of the Water
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 9-6-2019
Water Conditions: decent
When walleye anglers can due to weather,they are still getting out and limiting. Reports have said that a lot of fish are scattered through out the water column. The top producers continue to be divers with spoons and harness's on them. Continue to always watch the weather and plan your trip out according. TIGHT LINES AND FISH ON! -Josh
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 9-5-19
Water Conditions: Calmer
Walleye are continuing to be caught in 40-60 FOW on baits such as plugs spoons and harnesses. Steelhead are also being caught in the mix of walleye. Some reports of Steelhead being caught casting from shore at mouths of creeks early in the morning. Goodluck and stay safe~Jake from the FishUSA Proshop
Location: 60' Beach 10
Time Observed: 8/29/2019
Water Conditions: Bumpy
Braved the 4-5 ft. rollers in search of some eyes off of the point. Picked up a few small ones around 55' but they were few and far between. Started marking perch pretty much continuously so decided to drop the hook. Fished Sabiki's tipped with shiners for a couple hours and boxed 20. Nice to see the little guys back.
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 8-30-2019
Water Conditions: Rough
The lake continues to be rough with breaks in the weather for short trips. The baits that have been consistent with most fisherman are plugs, spoons and harnesses varying in color. Higher concentrations of Walleye seem to be located in 60-80 FOW with Steelhead mixed within! Cooler temperatures and cold rain will bring the Steelhead within casting distance soon! Goodluck and safe fishing~ Jake from the FishUSA Pro Shop
Location: All around the dump
Time Observed: Wed 21 to Sunday
Water Conditions: East Winds and wavy
The drift fishing around the dump, weather permitting, proved to be very rewarding with limits and good numbers of "eyes" boated. Once again the colors of equipment used varied with gold and greens being the most productive. The western basin methods of cast , drop and drag is putting a lot of fish on the boat Thanks to the help from the Erie Port Authority and their personal the anglers parking at Liberty Pier had nice parking and a good water view of the tall ships! For trip info, please call 814-746-5809.
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 8-26-2019
Water Conditions: bumpy
Most all the anglers fishing for walleye are out deep now. 60-80 FOW seemed to be the ticket over the weekend. Spoons behind divers are still the top producers. Remember always check the weather before going out and be safe on the water. TIGHT LINES AND FISH ON! -Josh
Location: condo's
Time Observed: 8/25/2019
Water Conditions: 1' to 2'
haven't been out in 3 weeks. boat issues. well today the boat ran great. Thank's to Paul Michalak from Michalak Marine!!! We started in 58'. We did good on the riggers in the early morning. Then the dipseys. The slowed down around 10am. put stick baits out and the bite was on. Caught fish off the riggers & dipsey 50' down 25' back. outside dipseys at 150' back on a 3 1/2. inside 115' 1 1/2 setting. great day 3 man limit before noon!!!!
Location: The Perch Pirate
Time Observed: 8/23/2019
Water Conditions: 1 to 3
Fished on the Perch Pirate for the first time on a walleye drift. The fishing was pretty steady all morning the boat ended up with over 40 walleye. The crew was great and helpful and a big thanks to Ron who was a pro at this type of fishing I fished beside him and ended up with 3 nice sized walleye I'm quite sure without his help I wouldn't have been so successful. Can't wait till the next trip.
Location: PERCH PIRATE Walleye drift
Time Observed: 8/23/19 morning
Water Conditions: 3 to 2's north winds
Great day! Excellent planning with these guys regarding securing parking while ' tall ships ' fest was on. Regarding on, we were! I got to fish next to Ron, the walleye drift master that started this technique when we were perching a year or so and were not catching perch. Needless to say, he nails it, limits out and helps everyone. Huge thank you brother. To Capatin Bob, Dillion, Captain and owner John, thank you once again.
Location: Lake Erie
Time Observed: 8-23-2019
Water Conditions: 1-3ft waves
Walleye anglers are still getting their limits. Most anglers have slipped out to deep water 60+ FOW. divers and spoons continue to produce along with spoons on riggers. Remember to check weather before going out and be safe on the water this weekend. TIGHT LINES AND FISH ON! -Josh